COVID-19 RESPONSE & RESOURCES
COVID Relief and Year-End Stimulus
Recently Congress passed the “Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021(H.R. 133) on December 27th, 2020. Please act soon as program deadlines approach quickly. Additional details can be found in this downloadable document:
MJ Team Starts Returning to the Office
After more than ten weeks under California’s Shelter at Home order, the Meissner Jacquét team is excited to start returning to the office. What does that look like in our new normal, you ask? Lots of new signage, additional glass dividers, temperature checks, and wearing masks when not at our desks, just to name a few of the changes. Many things have changed, and we thought we would share some of the things we are doing to keep our team and our visitors safe…read more.
County of San Diego Public Health Order
Effective April 8, 2020 San Diego County and California public health officials have issued orders to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus disease, or COVID-19. The orders are in effect until further notice. All open businesses are required to post the Social Distancing and Sanitation Protocol Form at their Premises.
For further information regarding this order please visit the San Diego County Coronavirus Disease 2019 Website.
Important Resource for Small Business (received from NAIOP San Diego):
Paycheck Protection Program Information and Application
IMPORTANT: Funds are limited. We encourage you to apply, if appropriate, as soon as possible.
Message from the White House – Update on Administration COVID-19 Efforts
Following President Trump’s signing of the historic Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, SBA Administrator Carranza and Treasury Secretary Mnuchin announced that the SBA and Treasury Department have initiated a robust mobilization effort of banks and other lending institutions to provide small businesses with the capital they need. The CARES Act establishes a new $349 billion Paycheck Protection Program. This Program provides much-needed relief to millions of small businesses so they can sustain their businesses and keep their workers employed. More information can be found below and on Treasury’s CARES Act website: https://home.treasury.gov/cares.
Assistance for American Workers and Families
In the weeks immediately after the passage of the CARES Act, Americans will see fast and direct relief in the form of Economic Impact Payments.
Assistance for Small Businesses
The Paycheck Protection Program prioritizes millions of Americans employed by small businesses by authorizing up to $349 billion toward job retention and certain other expenses.
Small businesses and eligible nonprofit organizations, Veterans organizations, and Tribal businesses described in the Small Business Act, as well as individuals who are self-employed or are independent contractors, are eligible if they also meet program size standards.
- For a top-line overview of the program CLICK HERE
- If you’re a lender, more information can be found HERE
- If you’re a borrower, more information can be found HERE
- The application for borrowers can be found HERE
Press Release: With $349 Billion in Emergency Small Business Capital Cleared, Treasury and SBA Begin Unprecedented Public-Private Mobilization Effort to Distribute Funds (HERE)
Press Release: Treasury Encourages Businesses Impacted by COVID-19 to Use Employee Retention Credit (HERE)
Information for Businesses:
- Interim Guidance for Businesses and Employers
- Information for Communities, Schools, and Businesses
- Environmental Cleaning and Disinfection Recommendations – Community Facilities
- SBA: COVID-19 Resources
- DOL: Guidance for Preparing Workplaces for Coronavirus
- DOL: OHSA Resources for Workers and Employers on COVID-19
- WHO: Get Your Workplace Ready for COVID-19
- CISA: Risk Management for COVID-19
- EPA: Disinfectants for Use Against COVID-19