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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Teleconference Town Hall: Small Business Resources-Wednesday, April 1 at 5:30 p.m.

Has your small business been affected by COVID-19?

Business owners are invited to join state representatives; Assemblymember Monique Limon, Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson, and Congressman Salud Carbajal for a teleconference town hall on Wednesday, April 1 at 5:30 p.m. to learn about local, state and federal programs available to small business owners affected by COVID-19. Representatives from the Women’s Economic Ventures – Santa Barbara, the Economic Development Collaborative-Ventura County and the Small Business Majority to attend as well.

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SMALL BUSINESS PAYCHECK PROTECTION PROGRAM

The Paycheck Protection Program provides small businesses with funds to pay up to 8 weeks of Payroll costs including benefits. Funds can also be used to pay interest on mortgages, rent, and utilities.  Click here for more information

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The Small Business Owner’s Guide to the CARES Act

The programs and initiatives in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act that was just passed by Congress are intended to assist business owners with whatever needs they have right now. When implemented, there will be many new resources available for small businesses, as well as certain nonprofits and other employers. This guide provides information about the major programs and initiatives that will soon be available from the Small Business Administration (SBA) to address these needs,

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County Programs for Homeless Populations

The County of Ventura, with guidance from the California Department of Public Health, has been taking steps to slow the spread of COVID-19 among vulnerable populations in the community. The County has secured housing options at local motels in the cities of Ventura, Oxnard and Newbury Park. County agencies are coordinating to provide transportation, medical and mental health care, nutritional needs and on-site security. Referrals are made by community homeless service providers including nonprofit organizations,

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City of Ojai COVID Update March 27, 2020

As we all work together to “flatten the curve,” the City is focusing on doing what it can to help encourage social distancing. As we near the weekend, and people are eager to get out of the house, we wanted to provide an update on some recent measures we’ve implemented, as well as some things you should be aware of.

The latest statistics, available on VCEmergency.com, show approximately 61 cases of coronavirus in the County,

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