COVID-19 Business Community Resources

SAIF Coronavirus Workers Safety Fund

Press release: https://www.saif.com/news/new-fund-to-help-oregon-businesses-respond-to-coronavirus.html

Business Oregon Impact Survey

Take the survey here

CARES Small Business Loan Guide

CARES Small Business Loan Guide

CARES Act Flow Chart from Committe on Small Business

For small business operators, the CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act) allocated $350 billion to assist businesses in keeping workforces employed during the pandemic.

Willamette Workforce Partnership

The Marion County Immediate Economic Stimulus Funding Program is being managed through the Willamette Workforce Partnership. Applications will be available Tuesday, April 7, and can be submitted on Thursday, April 9. Up to $5,000 grants are available for small business owners with up to five employees. Additional criteria will be available with the application. https://willwp.org/.

Employment, Legal and Tax Concerns for Businesses Conference Call for March 24

Saalfeld Griggs PC & Aldrich Advisors + CPAs  Presentation

Link to the webinar

Families First Coronavirus Response Act

Families First Coronavirus Response Act

COVID-19-Related Tax Credits for Required Paid Leave Provided by Small and Midsize Businesses FAQs

Creating an Equilibrium

In the study of microeconomics, the supply and demand model are the backbone principles which determine price fluctuation. When a market’s supply and demand reach equilibrium––that is, when competition reaches perfection and the cost of creating supply “perfectly”...

Governor Kate Brown Announces 16 Counties Improve in Risk Level

Salem, OR—Governor Kate Brown today announced that 16 counties improved in risk level, with 10 of those improving from Extreme Risk. County risk levels under the state's public health framework aim to reduce transmission and protect Oregonians from COVID-19. The...

Actualización Importante de Salem Health Sobre Vacunas Para Personas Mayores

A partir del lunes, las personas de 75 años y mayores serán elegibles para recibir su vacunación. Salem Health se complace en compartir que hemos recibido 3,900 primeras dosis de Pfizer que se administrarán en nuestro sitio de distribución en el recinto ferial de...

Important Senior Vaccine Update from Salem Health

Next week seniors 75 years old and older will be eligible to get their vaccination. Salem Health is pleased to share that we’ve received 3,900 Pfizer first doses to be administered at our Salem Fairgrounds distribution site. Starting today, Friday, February 12 at 3 pm...

Governor Kate Brown Announces Updates to Outdoor Sports Guidance, College Exemption

Resumption of outdoor contact school sports, with protocols in place, to be allowed in schools that have returned to classrooms for at least limited in-person instruction   Governor issues challenge to parents and coaches: “If our school gyms, fields, and weight rooms...

Governor Kate Brown Expands COVID-19 Vaccination to all Oregonians 65 and Older

Vaccination of Oregon seniors, educators to begin January 23, pending increased vaccine deliveries from federal government  (Salem, OR) — Following today’s updated guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Governor Kate Brown announced...

Governor Kate Brown Announces Updates to County Risk Levels

Updated risk levels take effect January 15 (Salem, OR) — Governor Kate Brown today announced updates to county risk levels under the state's new public health framework to reduce transmission and protect Oregonians from COVID-19. The framework uses four different...

(01/11/21) New Federal Stimulus Package – What You Need to Know

01/11/21 (Washington DC) As part of an end-of-year pandemic relief package, Congress has passed several changes to the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and created a “Second Draw” PPP for small businesses who have exhausted their initial loan. Other changes impact...

Second Draw PPP for Small Business Starts TODAY

As part of an end-of-year pandemic relief package, Congress has passed several changes to the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and created a “Second Draw” PPP for small businesses who have exhausted their initial loan. Other changes impact eligibility for initial PPP...

Mayor Chuck Bennett Wants You to Shop Local

Mayor Chuck Bennett encourages you to shop local this holiday season.  Given the disastrous effects COVID-19 has had on our local businesses, it is now up to us, the consumers, to help support those who have supported our community through thick and thin. Head over to...

SBA Disaster Loan Assistance

PPP Affiliation Interim Final Rule

PPP Borrower Application Form

Paycheck Protection Program Information

Financial Institutions Participating the Paycheck Protection Program

With $349 Billion in Emergency Small Business Capital Cleared, SBA and Treasury Begin Unprecedented Public-Private Mobilization Effort to Distribute Funds

SBA Disaster Assistance in Response to the Coronavirus

 

Workshare Oregon

Work Share provides Oregon businesses an alternative to layoffs. This program allows employers to leverage unemployment insurance (UI) to subsidize a portion of lost wages for employers whose work time is reduced due to market downturns or other business stressors.

https://www.oregon.gov/employ/Businesses/WorkShare/Pages/Work%20Share%20Home%20Page.aspx

 

Restaurant Employee Relief Fund

Grants will be made available, starting April 2, to restaurant industry employees who have been adversely impacted by COVID-19 financially.

https://rerf.us/apply-for-aid/

 

Cascade Employers Assocation Layoff Preparation & Administration Guides

Coronavirus Resource for Employers

Layoff Preparation and Administration Quick Guide

 

Emergency Child Care Programs

Emergency Child Care Facility Application

Early Learning Division Supports Emergency Child Care Programs

Society of Human Resources Management

https://www.shrm.org/

 

Center for Disease Control’s Business Guidance and Recommendations:

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/guidance-business-response.html

https://www.cdc.gov/handwashing/when-how-handwashing.html

 

CITY/COUNTY RESOURCES

Local and Tribal Emergency Managers

Oregon Local Emergency Managers pdf

 

Saalfeld Griggs Law Firm:

https://sglaw.com/oregon-employer-guide-to-policies-and-strategies-for-dealing-with-coronavirus-covid-19/

 

Marion County Guide for Businesses:

https://files.constantcontact.com/987169ab101/0ccc63b5-1af3-4199-a7c0-3e3678d6bfda.pdf

 

Share Business Testimony on Coronavirus impact with Oregon State Chamber of Commerce

https://www.votervoice.net/OSCC/campaigns/72706/respond

 

 

 

STATE RESOURCES

Oregon Office of Economic Analysis

COVID-19: The Square Root Recovery?

 

Construction Industryand State Agencies Partner to Keep Workers Safe Amid COVID-19

OHBA CCB OSHA Partner press release

 

Governor Brown’s Press Releases

Executive Order 20-13

https://www.oregon.gov/newsroom/Pages/Agency.aspx?agency=GOV&category=

 

State of Oregon – BOLI

Emergency Exemption to Maximum Working Hours in Certain Manufacturing Establishments – BOLI

Website: https://www.oregon.gov/BOLI/Pages/index.aspx

 

State of Oregon Employment Department

Website: https://govstatus.egov.com/ORUnemployment_COVID19

COVID-19 OED Resources for Employers and Workers

 

Business Oregon COVID-19 Resources

http://www.oregon4biz.com/Coronavirus-Information/

 

Oregon State Police Emergency Declaration Enforcement FAQ

OSP Enforcement FAQ

 

State of Oregon COVID-19 Related Business Layoffs, Closures, and Unemployment Insurance Benefits

https://www.oregon.gov/employ/Pages/COVID-19.aspx

 

Oregon Employment Department:

Unemployment Insurance

 

Oregon Health Plan & COVID-19

Interface Network COVID-19_OHP AssistanceFlyer

 

The Oregon Health Authority:

https://www.oregon.gov/oha/PH/DISEASESCONDITIONS/DISEASESAZ/Pages/emerging-respiratory-infections.aspx

 

World Health Organization

https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/advice-for-public

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