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COVID-19 Resources

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued its Reopening Guidance for Cleaning and Disinfecting Public Spaces, Workplaces, Businesses, Schools, and Homes. The guidance states that it “is intended for all Americans whether you own a business, run a school, or want to ensure the cleanliness and safety of your home.”

Like other business and community members, we are closely monitoring developments regarding COVID-19 (Coronavirus). Our highest priority is doing our part to maintain the health and safety of our members, partners, team and friends.

We know that our small business members will be hit hard, and we are working to find resources to weather the storm. More information on SBA disaster relief loans can be found on - . As of today, Maricopa and Pima counties have not yet been declared disaster areas on the SBA site, however we encourage all small businesses to review the requirements and gather the requested information immediately. The JPMorgan Chase Institute ( ) indicates that 50% of small businesses have less than 15 cash buffer days. We are collaborating with other community partners to provide resources and have compiled a list of resources –

COVID-19 Vaccine Myths:

BBB Arizona Resources:

Coronavirus Bill Requiring Paid Employee Leave Signed Into Law-1.pdf:

DOL FAQs COVID-19 and the Fair Labor Standards Act.pdf

EEOC Issues Employer Guidance on Coronavirus and the ADA.PDF

OSHA Guidance on COVID-19.pdf

States Relax Unemployment Benefit Eligibility for Coronavirus.pdf

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Cross-Program Eligibility Checklist 

The American Rescue Plan Act provides additional relief for the nation’s small businesses and hard-hit industries for programs SBA is currently administering and adds new efforts, including:

  • $7.25 billion additional for the Paycheck Protection Program, including to expand eligibility to additional nonprofits and digital news services
  • Additional funds allocated for the Shuttered Venue Operators Grant (SVOG)program, and now allows businesses to apply for both a PPP loan after Dec. 27, 2020, and the SVOG
  • $15 billion additional for Targeted Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) Advance payments, including NEW $5 billion for supplemental Targeted EIDL Advance payments for those hardest hit
  • NEW:$28.6 billion for the Restaurant Revitalization Fund for industry-focused grants
  • NEW:$100 million to establish a Community Navigator pilot program; grants will go to eligible organizations supporting efforts to improve access to COVID–19 pandemic assistance programs and resources.