The Sugarloaf CID is committed to providing our community with information to help navigate the COVID-19 pandemic. Below are some links to resources that can help businesses and residents stay informed.
GOVERNMENT UPDATES + RESOURCES
State of Georgia Updates
Governor Brian Kemp’s June 11th executive order relaxes previous restrictions that have been put in place to help stop the spread of COVID-19. The order includes no limits on the number of dine-in customers at restaurants, allows for conventions to resume, and reopens live performance venues provided they meet certain criteria. The full order can be found here.
Find State of Georgia Updates and Resources here.
Gwinnett County Government COVID-19 News and Updates
The Governor’s Executive Order supersedes the stay at home order issued by Gwinnett County on March 27, 2020. Find information on the county response to COVID-19 here.
Gwinnett County Offers Business Loans and Grants
Gwinnett County is offering $20 million in federal CARES Act loans and grants for local for-profit businesses that have been hurt during the COVID-19 pandemic. The funds are intended to help businesses reopen their doors with such needs as deep cleaning facilities, modifying facilities to accommodate ongoing social distancing, restocking inventory, marketing to their clients, and/or paying staff in advance of reopening and achieving revenue. Applications for the funds will be available June 30. Learn more here.
State Guidelines for Businesses
State guidelines for businesses vary by business type. You can find detailed guidance from the state of Georgia here.
SBA Coronavirus Relief Options
If your business is suffering due to COVID-19, you may be eligible for support through the U.S. Small Business Administration. The Small Business Development Center at the University of Georgia has prepared a helpful overview of the programs here. Find out the details on the SBA website here.
CDC Guidance for Businesses
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offers resources for how to maintain a healthy work environment here.
The Gwinnett Chamber is offering online programs. Find out more here.
The Gwinnett Cares webpage offers real-time information about how to get help and how you can help others here.