Author Archives: dbray

COVID-19 POSTER

COVID-19 BUSINESS POSTER  NOW AVAILABLE!   The Madera County Public Health Department has created a poster for businesses to post at their entrances that will help them to safely operate during COVID-19. This poster is also a tool for businesses and their customers to easily understand how to conduct business and follow the State and County orders.                 … Read More »

SBA Disaster Assistance The U.S. Small Business Administration

The U.S. Small Business Administration is offering designated states and territories low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital to small businesses suffering substantial economic injury as a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Upon a request received from a state’s or territory’s Governor, SBA will issue under its own authority, as provided by the Coronavirus Preparedness… Read More »

Cal/OSHA Guidance on Requirements to Protect Workers from Coronavirus

Workplace safety and health regulations in California require employers to protect workers exposed to airborne infectious diseases such as the coronavirus. Cal/OSHA has posted guidance to help employers comply with these safety requirements and to provide workers information on how to protect themselves. Cal/OSHA’s Aerosol Transmissible Diseases (ATD) standard (section 5199) requires protection for employees… Read More »

The SBDC Can Help Your Business Prepare and Recover

At the OCIE SBDC your business is top of mind for us. As concerns continue about coronavirus (COVID-19) we want to assure you that we’re here to help you navigate available resources, answer your business questions and be a trusted partner for your business. Despite the impact of COVID-19, rest assured the SBDC is here… Read More »

New Madera Business Now Open – Love’s Travel Stop & Country Store

Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores, the nation’s industry-leading travel stop network, is now serving customers in Madera, California. “We’re excited to add another location on the West Coast and our 12th location in California,” said Tom Love, founder and executive chairman of Love’s. “Professional and four-wheel drivers now have another safe, clean and well-maintained… Read More »