COVID-19 BUSINESSES RESOURCES

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GOVERNOR’S EMERGENCY ORDERS

Emergency Order #3 Limiting Public Gatherings to no more than 25 percent of room or building’s total capacity

New Emergency Order and Face Covering Mandate , effective Sept. 22, 2020–Executive Order #90 and #1

Preventing the Spread of COVID-19 by Requiring Face Coverings, effective August 1, 2020

 

OPENING/OPERATING YOUR BUSINESS SAFELY RESOURCES

Preventing & Managing COVID-19 Outbreaks in the Workplace

Event Planning Safety Assessment

Cleaning Supplies/PPE Available

Letter to Chamber Members From Area Health Care Providers 7-15-20

WI Safety Council’s Opening Safely 8-Steps

Reopening guidelines by Business Sector

Customizable Re-opening safety precautions flyer

Screening Questions for Employees

Shawano-Menominee County Health Department Business Toolkit for re-opening

Guidance for Business and Employers-CDC

Prevea Town Hall Meeting for Small Business-Reopening  Safely

 

SMALL BUSINESS SURVIVAL VIDEO SERIES

VIRTUAL LUNCH & LEARN-DIGITAL MARKETING STRATEGIES AND RESOURCES, 8-6-20

EPISODE #5: FINDING SILVER LININGS IN THIS CRISIS WITH GREG GAUTHIER

VIRTUAL LUNCH & LEARN-USING GOOGLE MY BUSINESS WITH TAMMY BRZECZKOWSKI

EPISODE #4: HOW A LOCAL COMPANY HAS PIVOTED TO MANUFACTURE HOSPITAL GOWNS WITH LEANN GUETHS

EPISODE #3: CITY OF SHAWANO SMALL BUSINESS HOPE GRANT WITH EDDIE SHEPPARD

EPISODE #2: APPLYING FOR SBA GRANTS/LOANS-PPP AND EIDL WITH KAREN KERBER

EPISODE #1: USING FACEBOOK LIVE WITH HEATHER PAHL

MESSAGE FROM HANK WAGNER, CHAMBER PRESIDENT

 

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

We’re All In Small Business Grants-Round 2 starting Oct. 19, 2020

Rural Business Revival Grant for Minority, Single Mothers

Lost Wages Grant Approved for Wisconsin by FEMA-Sept. 1, 2020

We’re All In Small Business Grant Program-State of Wisconsin

Workshare Program-Financial Assistance for Payroll

Financial Support for Wisconsin Farmers

Guide to PPP Loan Forgiveness

Rental Assistance Program-State of Wisconsin

Ethnic Minority Emergency Small Business Grant

City of Shawano Hope Grant

SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) Application–ALL small businesses are encouraged to apply for this which includes a grant portion.
This loan application includes an advance up to $10,000 of economic relief to businesses that are currently experiencing a temporary loss of revenue. This advance does NOT have to be paid back.

SBA Financial Relief Options and Explanations

Payroll Protection Application

Payroll Protection FAQ’s

Payroll Protection Program and Application

Small Business Owners Guide to CARES Act

US Chamber & Inc Magazine Town Hall video answering questions about Payroll Protection and Economic Injury Disaster Loans

Congress has approved $350 billion in emergency loans for small businesses to help them keep workers employed. In fact, if small businesses maintain or later restore their payrolls, they may not have to repay some — or possibly any — of the loan. Here’s a guide and checklist from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce to help your small business through the process.

Wis. Governor’s Order prohibiting eviction for residents and small businesses for failure to pay rent or mortgage for 60 days.

SBA Disaster Loan

SBA FAQ’s

WEDC-Small Business Disaster Grants Info

WEDC SB2020 Grant Program

SMALL BUSINESS RESOURCES

Wisconsin Restaurant Initiative (Small Business Development Center) free consulting services from dedicated industry experts

Instructions for setting up an online store using Square

Employers COVID-19 Toolkit from WMC
Includes:

US Chamber of Commerce Small Business Survival Guide

Shawano County Job Center Temporarily Closed

Roger Brooks Webinar–Dealing with the Coronavirus: What to do immediately, to help save your tourism industry & downtown businesses

Navigating Through COVID-19–Manual from WEDC/Wisconsin Main Street-Lots of great info on financial resources, marketing your business, etc.

Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA)Passed by the Senate

US Small Business Administration-including small business disaster relief info

Latest News from Wisconsin Governor’s Office-including option for subscribing to email updates

Job Center of Wisconsin

Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives

Department of Workforce Development-including unemployment Insurance Info

US Department of Labor

Show Your Customers What You Are Doing (customizable flyer-add your logo)

Actions to Take Now for Your Business

Shawano County Non-Profit Relief Fund

 

GOVERNOR’S “SAFER AT HOME” EXECUTIVE ORDER

EMERGENCY ORDER #36 EFFECTIVE MAY 11, 2020

EMERGENCY ORDER #34-EFFECTIVE APRIL 29, 2020

BADGER BOUNCE BACK PLAN

BADGER BOUNCE BACK FACT SHEET

SAFER AT HOME EXECUTIVE ORDER #28-EFFECTIVE APRIL 24-MAY 26, 2020.

SAFER AT HOME Executive Order

Essential Business List

SAFER AT HOME FAQ’S

HEALTH INFORMATION/RESOURCES

Wearing Masks is Safe According to OSHA

Safe Use/Wearing of Masks

Cleaning and Disinfecting Procedures-CDC

Order Hand Sanitizer Online

Shawano-Menominee Counties Public Health Department

Center for Disease Control-Guidance for Businesses and Employers

World Health Organization

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

U.S. White House

WHAT YOU CAN DO TO HELP

Donate to United Way of Shawano County COVID-19 Relief Fund for organizations

AbbyBank, Shawano Ambulance First Responders seeking donations for personal protective equipment (PPE’s)

#takeoutblitz–Shawano Country Restaurants Open for Takeout

Purchase Gift Certificates from our Small Businesses

Give Blood

FAMILY RESOURCES

Parents Hacks for Homeschooling

Student Meal Pick Up-Shawano School District