Governor Newsom Announces Immediate Assistance for Businesses Impacted by COVID-19 Including Temporary Tax Relief and $500 Million in Grants Billions in immediate, temporary tax relief will support businesses impacted by COVID-19, including an automatic three-month extension for taxpayers filing less than $1 million in sales tax and interest-free payment agreements to larger companies with up… Read More »
The flu and COVID-19 share many symptoms. You can get sick with COVID-19 and the flu at the same time. Madera County Health Department urges the community of Madera to get a flu shot.
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 »
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 »
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 »
This interim guidance is based on what is currently known about the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will update this interim guidance as needed and as additional information becomes available. CDC is working across the Department of Health and Human Services and across the U.S. government in the public… Read More »
EDD Work Sharing Program Employers can apply for the Unemployment Insurance (UI) Work Sharing Program if reduced production, services, or other conditions cause them to seek an alternative to layoffs. The Work Sharing Program helps employees whose hours and wages have been reduced: Receive UI benefits. Keep their current job. Avoid financial hardships. The Work… Read More »
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 »