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The Governor released a new One-Stop Website for COVID-19 resources. This is a substantial source of information including unemployment and paid sick leave, along with small business assistance.
AARP - The Governor’s Office, the California Department of Aging, and AARP CA partnered to launch the California For All resource card, a FREE, one-stop information guide. The resource card includes information on how to get care giving support, how to stay safe at home, and how to find important resources through the California Aging and Adults Information line. There are also contacts to report fraud, abuse, or neglect and more. Stay Home. Save Lives. Check in.
Check out the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA's) Coronavirus Rumor Control page. There you will find common misconceptions about Coronavirus and ways to help stop the rumors.
World Health Organization -For helpful advice, guidance and questions answered visit the World Health Organization web page.
Coronavirus General Disinfection Guidance
Public Health Services - Coronavirus Facts Sheet
Governor's guidance on mass gatherings (03/11/20)
State of California—Health and Human Services Agency California Department of Public Health - Guidelines for cloth face coverings to general public.
Governor Newsom Takes Executive Action to Establish a Statewide Moratorium on Evictions 3/27/20 A copy of the executive order can be found here.
Governor Newsom Signs Executive Order Providing Relief to California Small Businesses 3/30/20 A copy of the executive order can be found here.
Governor Gavin Newsom Announces Major Financial Relief Package: 90-Day Mortgage Payment Relief During COVID-19 Crisis 3/25/20 Click here for details on how to apply for relief.
County of San Diego - Health Officer Order - June 30, 2020
Live Well San Diego has partnered with the San Diego Office of Education in launching LIVEWELL@HOME. During this time the we are spending the majority of our time in our homes. This website is designed for people of all ages to help keep you fit and stay socially connected. #StayHomeSD
San Diego County Website - Coronavirus Disease 2019 Information
Latest San Diego Stats
Centers for Disease Control (CDC) - Coronavirus (COVID-19) What you Need to Know
Agencies Serving Lemon Grove
MTS - Starting Monday 4/13, MTS will run a modified weekday schedule . About 70% of routes will see a frequency or span of service change, but no routes are being cut. Remember that Bus and Trolley rides should be for essential trips only.
Helix Water District - Coronavirus does not impact your tap water
Helix Water District - Suspends Late Fees and Shutoffs to Support Customers
Facilitating Access to Coordinated Transportation - In order to assist with the COVID-19 crisis, FACT is offering free transportation for San Diego residents for any essential needs. Seniors, persons with disabilities, students, veterans and other residents who need assistance, may call FACT at 888-924-3228 between 8am and 3pm, Monday through Friday, to request free transportation anywhere in San Diego County. Please have the names of rider(s), the pick-up address, and the pick-up time available when you call, and specify if you use a mobility device, including wheelchair or scooter. It is suggested to call us one day ahead of the ride when possible. FACT has limited daily capacity – the free rides are offered on a first come basis subject to availability.
EDCO - At this time EDCO will continue scheduled regular trash/recycling collection operations.
Chula Vista Animal Care Facility - Effective March 20th, CVACF will resume normal business hours for appointments only on limited services. Please visit their website for detail. UNITED4FUR is brought to you by CVACF. This is a pick-up/delivery service of pet food and litter for your furry friends. Should you have unopened canned/bagged pet supplies please called the number on the flyer and they will schedule a pick-up time. They will be delivering to pets in need in Chula Vista, National City and Lemon Grove.
Lemon Grove School District
Centers for Disease Control (CDC) - Guidance for Schools and Child Care Facilities
National Conflict Resolution Center - If you are seeking Resident Tenant/Landlord Mediations as well as Small Commercial Tenant/Landlord Mediations (no attorney representation) the NCRC can assist at NO COST. Click here for further information. Should you be seeking Large Commercial Tenant/Landlord Mediations or Mediations with Attorney representation please Click here for details and pricing.
30 Days to Slow the Spread - Visit the link for the President's Coronavirus guidelines, do your part to slow the spread of the Coronavirus.
CDC recommends using cloth face coverings to slow the spread - The CDC recommends wearing a simple cloth face covering in public places where maintaining a 6 ft social distance may be difficult, such as grocery stores or pharmacies.
When to test for COVID-19 - Please visit the Centers for Disease Control's website for determining if you should to get tested for COVID-19.
2-1-1 Should you witness an essential employee not covering their nose or mouth please complete this form which will be directed to your local law enforcement agency. You can also report violations to your local police departments non-emergency line.
Accessible Internet Services During COVID-19 - Call 2-1-1 or click here click here for information accessing free of low-costing internet services.
California Grocers Association - Urges Restraint When Grocery Shopping
SDG&E NewsCenter - News Release 3/17/2020
Aging & Independence Services (AIS) - Stay Informed - AIS keeps people aware of information and assistance for older adults and persons with disabilities. Click here for their Special Edition: Coronavirus Newsletter.
FREE Jump Start Business Operations - A Two Part Webinar hosted by California State Treasure, Fiona MA, CPA. Click here to register as well as access to a detailed break down of the focusing items for each day.
- 6/23/2020 @ 1 PM PST - Strategy for Success: Quickly Re-imagining Your Business & Growth Strategy
- 6/30/2020 @ 1 PM PST - Idea Magnets: Attracting Innovative Ideas to Pivot & Restart
SDG&E Support for Business Customers - Re-opening our businesses can be financially difficult. That is why SDG&E is providing payment arrangements online through My Account or via phone at 1-800-336-7343. You will be able to seek assistance with payments as well as appropriate rates for your business. There will also be no late payment fees for business customers who are directly affected by COVID-19. For more up-to-date information on how we are supporting small businesses during this economic recovery, please visit www.sdge.com/recovery.
RE-OPENING LEMON GROVE BUSINESSES - Click here for an informational guide including links that will help you to determine when your business has been cleared to re-open, what required actions to take and other recommended strategies for protecting the health of your employees and customers.
Regulations for Re-opening Restaurants
Regulations for Re-opening Hair Salons & Barbershops
Regulations for Re-opening Places of Worship
Regulations for Re-opening Personal Care Services
California Department of Public Health - COVID-19 Industry Guidance: Dine-In Restaurants 5-13-2020
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is offering low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital to California small businesses suffering substantial economic injury as a result of COVID-19. Recent legislation has been passed, allocating additional funds for the SBA loan program. These funds will be available on 4/27/2020 at 10:30AM EST. Click here to see if you are eligible. If so visit Small Business Administration or email firstname.lastname@example.org to apply. The application process can be lengthy so apply as soon as you know you qualify.
California's Small Business Development Center - Resources regarding local businesses such as applying for relief, guidance through available resources, cash flow concerns, supply chain interruptions, workforce capacity, insurance coverage and more.
SBA Disaster Handout (English & Spanish) - Disaster Assistance in Response to the Coronavirus
Centers for Disease Control (CDC) - Interim Guidance for Businesses & Employers
California State Treasurer Fiona Ma's Small Business Resource List