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Resources To Help Your Business Respond To COVID-19

Blog Post - March 20, 2020

Category: What's New

The Carlsbad Village Association (CVA) is a small business and understands the fears and concerns facing our nation, and certainly our Village. So, when we say "we're in this together," we really mean it! But, we are confident that with the guidance of our City leaders, and the amount of credible information and quality resources being provided to help all of us weather this unprecedented storm, that we will come out of this stronger and more resilient than before. To that end, CVA will continue to work closely with the City, County Public Health, the Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce, and others to help provide accurate, up-to-date information.

From information on unemployment aid to aid for small businesses, below are several links that may be helpful. Please share it with your family and friends!

City of Carlsbad COVID-19 Information Page

The city's COVID-19 Information page is a comprehensive list of local and statewide resources and it is updated regularly. We highly recommend you visit their Carlsbad COVID-19 Information page regularly.

Small Business Administration (SBA) Disaster Relief Lending Program

The SBA provides low-interest disaster loans to help businesses and homeowners recover from declared disasters. Apply for assistance.

Small Business Administration (SBA) Guidance & Loan Resources

If you're a small business owner looking for help navigating the new small business programs you can visit the SBA website for more information.

Employment Development Department (EDD) Unemployed Insurance Benefit Program

The EDD provides a variety of support services to people who have lost their jobs or have had their hours reduced due to the impacts of COVID-19 in California. For faster and more convenient access to those services, we encourage the use of their online options.

U.S. Department of Labor Employment Resources

Protections and programs for employers and employees included in the Families First Coronavirus Response Act go into effect April 1. A list of resources with more information on what this means for you can be found at the U.S. Department of Labor's pandemic resource page.

Stay At Home Order Extended Through April 30th

Everyone is required to stay home except to get food, care for a relative or friend, get necessary health care, or go to an essential job. If you go out, keep at least 6 feet of distance. Read more on the stay at home order 3/19/20