COVID-19 Resources

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As we begin to re-open...

We are here and will continue to provide you updates to support your business with the next phases.

We recommend that you do a few things to support your information gathering:

  • Check your local city website for updates and/or sign up for email alerts to get the latest news.
  • Check with your local chamber and sign up for their alerts and continue to check their resources.
  • Make sure you are receiving updates from your local SBA or SBDC.
  • And stay in touch with US!

We are here for you! Let us know how we can help and stay tuned for more virtual resources from us.

Take care and stay healthy!

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Updates

We will keep you updated on all things to support your business during this time.

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Resources

We will maintain a list of resources specifically designed for business owners.

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Opportunities

We will share any and all opportunities as we hear about them.

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Re-opening Resources from Orlando Health

Orlando Health has launched a new website specifically designed for those in the business community returning to normal operations. The site features tips and best practices from their experts. Topics include facts about COVID-19, proper handwashing, surface cleaning, mask wearing, social distancing and self-screening. Additionally, businesses can also learn about some of their consultative services related to medical care such as:
·         COVID-19 Virtual Visits
·         COVIDE-19 hotline
·         Workplace assessment
·         Expert guidance
·         Testing and
·         Screening
 
Visit their website for more information: www.orlandohealth.com/businessready

 

Updates:

>Things you should know about the new CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security)   

Click here for more information.

 

>SBA Disaster Assistance Available for Florida Small Businesses Impacted by Coronavirus

Economic Injury Disaster Loans

SBA Resource Partners information can be obtained on the SBA website at www.sba.gov/local-assistance/find/.

SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans offer up to $2 million in economic assistance to help small businesses overcome the temporary loss of revenue resulting from the disaster. These loans may be used to pay fixed debts, payroll, accounts payable and other bills that can’t be paid because of the disaster’s impact.

Interest rates offered are as low as 3.75 percent for businesses without credit available elsewhere; businesses with credit available elsewhere are not eligible.  The interest rate for non-profits is 2.75%. 

Loan amounts are set by the SBA and based on each applicant’s financial condition. Repayment terms are up to 30 years. 

To apply, visit the SBA Disaster website at https://disasterloan.sba.gov/ela/.

For additional information, please contact the SBA Disaster Assistance Customer Service Center. Call 1-800-659-2955 (TTY: 1-800-877-8339) or e-mail disastercustomerservice@sba.gov.

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Resources:

We will continue to update this list of resources as we receive information. If you have something to add, please email our communications guide, Steph McFee at steph@hercompany.org.

> SBA Resources and more, please check this page regularly for updates: https://www.sba.gov/page/coronavirus-covid-19-small-business-guidance-loan-resources

> As a public service, MYCA (a WBE) has culled the best advice from the experts into an easy-to-read, easy-to-digest and very informative eBook.  They are making this available free of charge to everyone and would greatly appreciate your help in sending the link below to all of the people in your network.  Clients, WBEs, Suppliers, co-workers, friends, family, neighbors, etc…. everyone can benefit from this great compilation of advice from the Country’s top experts such as Johns Hopkins, Harvard, CDC, and WHO.

Here's the link: https://www.mycalearning.com/coronavirusworkplacesafetyguide/

> Here is a great article full of links to resources on many different levels for you and your business: https://thepointsguy.com/guide/small-business-resources-coronavirus/

> Many online services are offering their programs for free to support working remotely:

 

Be sure to also check out:

SCORE for some upcoming webinars. click here

Thank you to our partners at WIPP for these resources:

Find more information at their website: https://www.wipp.org/page/coronavirus

As a result of the new legislation, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has four options for funding relief in the wake of COVID-19. 

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Check out these health resources from Moffitt Cancer Center!

Our partners at Moffitt have put together a page full of resources focused on your health and COVID-19.

https://moffitt.org/your-covid-19-information-hub/

New Program Announcement: GrowFL Launches Virtual Roundtable to Help Second-stage Business Owners Navigate COVID-19

 Fast answers to tough issues - program begins in April   

Visit GrowFL-VirtualRoundtables.systemforintegratedgrowth.org to register.

Through a partnership with the Edward Lowe Foundation, GrowFL is launching today a Virtual Roundtable program that will allow second-stage business owners to meet April through June to help navigate through the COVID-19 crisis through peer to peer collaboration.

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Opportunities

We will update any specific opportunities that may be offered as we hear about them. 

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