FULL PRESS BRIEFING WITH GOV. KATE BROWN, July 13, 2020
PRESENTATION ON PHASES FOR RE-OPENING OREGON
NEW MASK Mandate
•Masks in offices now required as of August 13.
Effective Wednesday, July 15th:
•Oregon's face covering requirement will be expanded to apply to outdoor public spaces when six feet of distance cannot be maintained.
•Indoor social get-togethers of more than 10 people will be prohibited. The gathering limit applies only to indoor social get-togethers. This new rule does not change the operation of businesses or churches at this time.
Governor's Office COVID Site
As part of the opening process, sector guidelines have been created giving business owners guidance to keep our community safe. Please find the outlines for each sector below.
Sector Guidance Outlines
General Guidance for Employers
HERE IS THE WEBSITE WITH MORE INFORMATION AND DETAILS:
Chamber of Commerce Updated Hours
The Visitor Center is open Monday - Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.. We are also available by phone, or email.
Greeters and all other meetings are held virtually. Please check out our calendar for a full listing!
Local Grants Available
Business Oregon Matching Grant available through the City of Grants Pass https://www.grantspassoregon.gov/1383/Business-Oregon-Matching-Grant
Josephine County Business Grant Opportunity http://www.co.josephine.or.us/Page.asp?NavID=2267
$500 Emergency Relief Program https://emergencychecks.oregon.gov/
Cultural Trust COVID Relief Funding https://development.oregon4biz.com/acton/media/14786/2020-crf-cultural-support
Help for small businesses
Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program (EIDL) https://www.uschamber.com/
- PPP extended until August 8th https://www.journalofaccountancy.com/news/2020/jul/senate-approves-5-week-ppp-extension.html
- Application https://home.treasury.gov/
system/files/136/Paycheck- Protection-Program- Application-3-30-2020-v3.pdf
Employee Retention Tax Credit https://www.uschamber.com/
Small Business Development Center is here to help businesses. Their advisors are available to assist you. Please contact them at (541) 956-7494 and leave them a message, or e-mail them at email@example.com.
- SBA Disaster Loan Process updates https://files.
constantcontact.com/ c9d0537e001/aa8583b7-3658- 40f1-9a0d-bb9d1c987632.pdf
Small Business Resource Navigator
Business Oregon, alongside the Oregon Employment Department, the Oregon Secretary of State, and the Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services compiled the below information to assist Oregon small businesses dealing with the impacts of COVID-19.
Governors Executive Orders
Oregon School Closure through April 28
Prohibiting On-Premises Consumption of Food or Drink and Gatherings of More Than 25 People
Declaration of Abnormal Disruption of the Market due to COVID-19 Declaration of Abnormal
Disruption of the Market due to COVID-19
Prohibiting Large Gatherings Due to COVID-19 Outbreak
Declaration of Emergency Due to Coronavirus
Business Oregon. Guidance to businesses regarding business
continuity around COVID 19:
US Chamber Employer Resources
State of Oregon Employment Department Guidelines
A FAQ from the employment insurance division on when/what kind
of assistance employees should expect in terms of unemployment insurance.
SBDC Business Adversity Response Plan
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention SEE BELOW
Emergency Child care offered by YMCA
Community calendar including canceled events
If you are canceling an event please send updates to Linda at
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