January 27, 2022 at 8:30 am PST: Sacramento County Public Health, Environmental Management Department, Business Environmental Resource Center and Office of Economic Development invites you to the Economic Recovery & COVID-19 Update Webinar. This live webinar will provide the business community with updates on COVID-19 guidance, the new ARPA Project – Retail Food Industry Fee Waiver, and an opportunity for questions and answers. Register Here.
January 25, 2022: California Gov. Gavin Newsom, Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon and Senate President pro Tempore Toni Atkins announced today that they had agreed to extend COVID-19 supplemental sick leave for workers through Sept. 30, 2022. The extension will come through state budget bills that also include money to increase testing, support hospitals and more relief grants for small businesses. Employer Protocols and details about General Worker Protections can be found here.
Apply today for Women’s Recovery Response Grant Funding: Due February 4, 2022
January 2022 Update:
Four Free At-Home COVID-19 Test Kits Available to Every U.S. Household: Order Here
January 2022 Update: Vaccination Sites in Sacramento County
SHRA Housing Voucher Opens January 12, 2022 – Apply Here or click the image below.
For questions about the Public Health Order, call the Public Health hotline at (916) 875-2400. For more information about the County’s response to COVID-19, visit Sacramento County’s COVID-19 webpage.
Small Business Quick Resources:
SBA Emergency Loans: Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program, guidance for businesses and employers, government contracting, and local assistance information is available from the US Small Business Administration.
(Live agent to guide you through the process 1-800-659-2955)
*BID CLOSED* City of Sacramento Emergency Loans: The City of Sacramento has established a $1 million economic relief fund for businesses affected by COVID-19. The fund will provide zero-percent interest loans of up to $25,000 per business.
Donate4Sacramento COVID-19 Regional Response Fund: A new community Response Fund designed to help families, individuals, and businesses receive essential assistance during this time of crisis. The fund is supported and will be administered by the Sierra Health Foundation, United Way and Sacramento Region Community Foundation.
City of Sacramento Tenant Protection Program: Information for moratorium on residential and commercial tenant evictions due to COVID-19. Please note there are separate forms for residential and commercial tenants. Please direct any questions to the Tenant Protection Program office at 916-808-8121 or email@example.com.
(Additional resources from the City of Sacramento)
Verizon + LISC’s $2.5M COVID-19 Relief Fund – $10K grants for small businesses: Grants of up to $10,000, especially to entrepreneurs of color, women-owned businesses and other enterprises in historically under-served places who don’t have access to flexible, affordable capital.
For those of us working from home or under quarantine for the foreseeable future, a high quality connection remains a top priority expense.
Paycheck Protection Plan: An SBA loan that helps businesses keep their workforce employed during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis.
Business and Employment Resources
SBA Coronavirus Resources and Guidance for Businesses: SBA Guidance for Businesses and Employers to Plan and Respond to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), such as access to capital, SBA products and resources, exporting assistance, government contracting, and local assistance:
California Business Coronavirus Resources: The Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development has compiled resources for employers, employees and all Californians for updates on public health, and loan assistance.
California Labor Coronavirus Resources: Labor & Workforce Development Agency compiled information for support services, entitlement, guidelines, and more for employers and employees
Cal/OSHA Coronavirus Resources :Cal/OSHA Guidance on Requirements to Protect Workers from Coronavirus
California Labor Laws during Coronavirus: Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)- FAQs on laws enforced by the California Labor Commissioner’s Office
California EDD Coronavirus Resources: California Employment Development Department (EDD) COVID-19 resources and facts guide for workers and employers impacted by COVID-19
General Health Resources
Insurance resources and responses
- Covered California: Extended enrollment deadline through June, making it easier for those who have been laid off – waived qualifying event documentation.
- Kaiser Permanente
- Western Health Advantage
- Department of Managed Healthcare
- Department of Insurance- PPO Plans
Health and Public Safety information
- CDC COVID-19 FAQs
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
- California Department of Public Health (CDPH)
- National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) HelpLine Coronavirus Information and Resources Guide
Student meals being provided during school closures
- Sacramento City Unified School District
- Natomas School District
- Robla School District
- Twin River Schools District
- Sacramento Public Library System-After School Meals
Home, School & Remote Work Assistance
- KVIE2-PBS Kids Learning
- Comcast Essentials
- AT&T-Working with You
- Sacramento Public Library
- Restaurant/Hospitality Workers
- California Restaurant Association
- Volunteer opportunities for community needs
- Sacramento Regional Transit information
- SMUD response and resources
- PG&E response to the COVID-19 virus
- Coronavirus Tracking Database
- Sacramento Social Distancing Options: Businesses with To-Go Services
- Valley Vision: Vantage Point
- Guidance for Pet Owners
SBA FINANCING FOR SMALL BUSINESS
COVID 19 RELIEF AND MICRO LOANS
|Gina Lujan, CEO of Hacker Lab, Norcal SBDC Finance Advisor and member of the Sacramento Black Chamber is partnering up with the Chamber to bring our members SBDC Finance and Business Advice via Norcal SBDC, a subsidiary of the Small Business Administration. If you are a small business owner, sole proprietor, or freelancer, you may be experiencing a financial crisis during the pandemic. The SBA and SBDC have been working around the clock to assist people like yourself with PPP and EIDL loans.
Fill out these forms and keep on hand.
PPE Form 2483
SBA FORM 2202
SBA FORM 1368
SBA FORM 413D
SBA FORM 4505 T
Have up to the last 3 years business taxes ready (If 3 years applies)
I have a list of banks that are taking non-customers. Fundera and Paypal are good nonbank options to try.
I am here to help! Please contact me at any time for help but remember you must sign up for SBDC services first. It takes 5 mins.
GinaLujan.com or give me a call at 916.822.2502
Please call SBA Finance Hotline to find your SBA Loan # at 1-800-347-0922