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COVID-19 Update #19 - April 1, 2020 https://conta.cc/2w2RgDg
COVID-19 Update #18 - March 31, 2020 https://conta.cc/2ygkzTB
COVID-19 Update #17 – March 30, 2020 https://conta.cc/2URYC5b
COVID-19 Update #16 – March 29, 2020 https://conta.cc/2UqkiWM
COVID-19 Update #15 – March 28, 2020 https://conta.cc/2wLfNNt
COVID-19 Update #14 – March 27, 2020 https://conta.cc/3buEYTb
COVID-19 Update #13 – March 26, 2020 https://conta.cc/33ON72d
COVID-19 Update #12 – March 25, 2020 https://conta.cc/2UAaZT3
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COVID-19 Update #10 – March 23, 2020 https://conta.cc/2WCU0SN
COVID-19 Update #9 – March 22, 2020 https://conta.cc/2xYaBGl
COVID-19 Update #8 – March 21, 2020 https://conta.cc/3aapNhN
COVID-19 Update #7 – March 20, 2020 https://conta.cc/2weYKmZ
COVID-19 Update #6 – March 19, 2020 https://conta.cc/395vQTA
COVID-19 Update #5 – March 18, 2020 https://conta.cc/2U4D1at
COVID-19 Update #4 – March 17, 2020 https://conta.cc/2TZ6W3R
COVID-19 Update #3 – March 16, 2020 https://conta.cc/2Wuu1x1
COVID-19 Update #2 – March 14, 2020 https://conta.cc/2vpYrVW
HOW TO PREPARE & TAKE ACTION FOR COVID-19
Everyone should be prepared for the possibility of an outbreak and everyone has a responsibility to stay informed & stay healthy. Visit the following links for tips on how you can do your part in preparing and preventing the spread of the Novel Coronavirus:
To stay up-to-date with the latest official sources, please visit the following links:
FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE IS AVAILABLE FOR BUSINESSES & INDIVIDUALS AFFECTED BY THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC
Several assistance programs have already been announced, including the following:
- The Federal CARES Act includes $2.2 trillion in aid for individuals, businesses, State and local government, and institutions. The CARES Act includes funding for loan and grant programs for various business sectors, including the tourism industry. City staff are working with the Big Bear Chamber of Commerce and others to identify programs that are especially beneficial to our residents and businesses, and will share pertinent information with the Big Bear Lake community as it becomes known.
- The Small Business Administration (SBA) is offering low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital to California small businesses suffering substantial economic injury as a result of COVID-19. Applicants may apply online, receive additional disaster assistance information and download applications here. Applicants may also contact SBA’s Customer Service Center at (800) 659-2955.
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- Local employees displaced due to the impact of COVID-19 may be eligible for unemployment insurance benefits, disability insurance, and/or paid family leave through the California Employment Development Department. To learn more, click here.
- Numerous California banks and mortgage companies are offering grace periods, relief from late fees and other charges, and limiting foreclosure actions. To learn more, click here.
For detailed information on business funding options, as well as unemployment and tax information, please click HERE. This information was compiled by Accountingprose, a business bookkeeping & accounting service, and is updated almost daily.
For assistance navigating these potential opportunities, please contact Christine Bennett, Senior Administrative Services Analyst at 909-866-5831.
RESTAURANTS & STORES OPEN IN BIG BEAR LAKE
Local grocery stores, restaurants, and pharmacies are all working hard to provide food, drugs, and other essential items for the people of Big Bear Lake and the entire valley during the COVID-19 emergency and they are happy to serve you!
If you own a local restaurant, and the City has not included you on the list below, please email and let us know you are open. We are happy to add your restaurant to the list.