NEW – Re-Opening Guidelines
Virginia – click here
Newport News – click here
Williamsburg – click here
Hampton – click here
CDC Guidance for Cleaning and Disinfecting – click here
Virginia Department of Health – click here
Child Care Centers – open and accepting children of essential personnel across the Peninsula. Click here for current list.
Senior Shopping Hours for Local Grocery Stores – click here
#CoronaAid757 Facebook Page- click here.
Assistance for Patients & Families Impacted by COVID-19- click here
Meals for Students in Need- To learn more, click here
Department of Social Services – individuals can apply for benefits or make any changes online through commonhelp.virginia.gov. Eligibility workers are working hard to quickly process applications and make changes so people have access to benefits.
The Peninsula Health District created a COVID-19 Hotline. Contact them at 757-594-7069 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., 7 days a week. You can also visit their website for up-to-date information.
Here are links from the Peninsula localities for your quick reference (Thanks to the VA Peninsula Chamber of Commerce for this list):
– General Questions – The city’s 311 Call Center is open Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. You can reach them at 757-933-2311, firstname.lastname@example.org
. The City has also created a COVID-19 website, www.nnva.gov/coronavirus
, where they are posting daily updates on city information and closures.
COVID-19 in Virginia
– VA Department of Health: click here
Frequently Asked Questions on Government Response to COVID-19 – click here
From Business Partners
PBMares – financial, tax, and other resources for businesses – click here
Beltone – During COVID-19, Beltone wants to help by providing free hearing aid batteries. Complete the form or call 1-800-BELTONE.
Cox: Click Here
Bank of America: Click Here
Virginia Career Works Hampton Roads: Click Here
Riverside Health System: Visitation Changes: Click Here
Sentara: Click Here
Bon Secours: Click Here
Dominion Energy: Click Here
Health and Safety Resources
CDC resource for businesses and employers to help plan, prepare and respond to COVID-19 – click here
NEW – Blueprint for Getting Virginians Back to Work – click here
Frequently Asked Questions from Workers Regarding COVID-19 – click here; for Spanish version – click here
New US Chamber guide to the paid sick and FMLA programs: https://www.uschamber.com/report/coronavirus-paid-leave-programs-employer-guide
Unemployment Benefits – changes – click here
Unemployment Insurance (UI) procedures to file or re-open a claim – click here
Who’s Hiring? – click here
News on unemployment benefits: https://www.wric.com/news/virginia-news/were-you-laid-off-because-of-coronavirus-heres-how-you-can-apply-for-unemployment-benefits/
Guidance from the Department of Treasury for deferring tax payments: https://home.treasury.gov/news/press-releases/sm948
The New Employer Obligations under the Families First Coronavirus Act (H.R. 6201): Special Thanks to Diane Umstead and Payday Payroll for sharing! To learn more, Click Here
The Federal Tax filing deadline has been moved to July 15th: https://www.virginiabusiness.com/article/federal-tax-filing-deadline-moved-to-july-15/
Virginia has extended the State Tax payment deadline to June 1st but taxes must still be filed by May 1st: https://www.virginiabusiness.com/article/virginia-extends-tax-deadline-to-may-1/
Business and Economic Resources
NEW – New Interim Rule for PPP Loans – click here
NEW – Revised PPP Loan Forgiveness Application – click here
The 757 COVID-19 Business Recovery Forum – www.757Recovery.com
Assistance in applying for SBA loans: Informative briefs outlining procedures for applying for Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL)- To learn more, Click Here
Detailed explanation of SBA’s Disaster Loans, please see SBA’s Three Step Process Factsheet – click here
SBA Disaster Loans (EIDL) Webinar SlideDeck – click here.
The US Chamber has compiled a COVID-19 Response Toolkit. Here it is: https://www.uschamber.com/coronavirus-response-toolkit
Information on disaster assistance from the U.S. Small Business Administration: https://www.sba.gov/funding-programs/disaster-assistance
COVID-19 Resource Center, VA Chamber of Commerce: https://www.vachamber.com/covid-19/