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If we all work together, we can protect the health and safety of our employees, patrons and the downtown community, which is our top priority. As recommended by the CDC, social distancing will help slow the spread of COVID-19.
Florida Vaccine Update: Available for Seniors 65 and older, in addition to front-line Health Care workers and Residents of long-term care and Assisted Living Facilities per Governor Ron Desantis’ executive order 20-315: Click Here. To make an appointment, please email your name, birthdate, telephone number, and include if you are 65+, a HealthCare Provider, or if your have a serious pre-existing condition to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Palm Beach County has moved into Phase 3 per Governor Ron Desantis’ Executive Order 20-244: Click Here
Current: Palm Beach County Requires Face Coverings: Click Here
– fines and penalties upon individuals are suspended
Ongoing: State of Florida and Palm Beach County’s Latest: Click Here
Ongoing: City of West Palm Beach Updates on COVID-19: Click Here
Palm Beach County Testing Sites: Click Here
Paycheck Protection Program
The business loans will become available releasing $350 billion to small businesses affected by the virus. These are loans that may be part or fully forgiven for keeping jobs. The sooner you apply the faster you will be able to receive funding. The Treasury Department has released an application in addition to other important information around the Paycheck Protection Program. To apply: Click Here
The U.S. Small Business Administration is offering low-interest federal disaster loans to small businesses and non-profits that have been severely impacted COVID-19. To learn more: Click Here.
Governor Ron DeSantis has activated the Business Damage Assessment Survey to assess the impact of COVID-19 on Florida’s local business operations to determine which businesses may qualify for relief programs. To take the survey, visit www.floridadisaster.biz. For inquiries or assistance with the survey, businesses can contact Emergency Support Function 18 at ESF18@em.myflorida.com.
Governor Ron DeSantis has now activated the Florida Small Business Emergency Bridge Loan Program to support small businesses impacted by COVID-19. The program, managed by the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO), provides short-term, interest-free loans to small businesses that experienced economic injury from COVID-19. To apply, Click Here.
If your employment has been disrupted or terminated because of reasons related to stopping the spread of the COVID-19 virus, you may be eligible to receive Reemployment Assistance. To learn more, Click Here.
SCORE’s expert business mentors are available by phone, email, and video to help support you through these challenging times. Visit www.score.org/find-mentor to get online assistance today.
Clean and Safe
Cleaning & Disinfecting Workshops: Participants located in the DDA district will receive a Cleaning Starter Kit to equip them while supplies last. Kit includes a gallon of Bioesque disinfectant, paper rags, a spray bottle, masks, disposable gloves and special infographics outlining the steps needed to properly clean coronavirus off a surface. Register for your next training: Click Here. Remember to protect yourself to protect others!
“Steps to Sanitizing, Disinfecting and Sterilizing”
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Local Businesses in DowntownWPB are working hard to continue to provide services. For a running list on restaurants providing curbside, carryout, and delivery:
From Fitness to Art Classes and Virtual Tours, many entities in and around DowntownWPB are offering virtual experiences: