COVID-19 Resources & Chamber Member Updates

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We have compiled a list of ALL Chamber Members, and their current COVID-19 updates. This will be updated weekly, has live links to their websites, and is organized by category for ease of use.
Thank you for supporting Chamber Member Businesses!

 

If you are a Chamber Member with a change to the information displayed on the attached list OR a new update to share, please email us at chamber@bluehillpeninsula.org so we can include it in one of our next bi-weekly e-newsletters. Be sure to “tag” us on Facebook (@bluehillpeninsula) and Instagram (@blue_hill_peninsula) with any posts you want us to share on our page.

If there is any other information we can be providing on this page or in our e-newsletters, please do not hesitate to let us know.

Stay safe everyone!

 

COVID-19 RESOURCES & LINKS:

State of Maine COVID-19 Resource Page

Governor Mills has outlined a vision for how Maine will restore its economy through a safe, gradual phased approach, in order to protect public health, ensure health care readiness and testing accessibility, and build public-private collaboration. They are looking for feedback from Maine businesses, organizations and people to help them chart the best course. To read the full plan and to give feedback click here.

Maine Department of Economic and Community Development COVID-19 Resources

Small Business Administration- Coronavirus (COVID-19): Small Business Guidance & Loan Resources

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Small Business Guidance & Loan Resources
And this article can help guide non-profits in how to benefit from this relief package as well: https://nonprofitquarterly.org/how-nonprofits-can-utilize-the-new-federal-laws-dealing-with-covid-19/

Maine Association of Non-Profits-

The new legislation – called “CARES 1.5” by some – includes:
  • $310 billion in replenished funds for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)
  • $50 billion for the SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) program
  • $10 billion for the SBA’s Emergency Economic Injury Grant program
  • $75 billion in emergency money for our health system
  • $25 billion to increase testing and contact tracing capabilities
An important new provision:
While $250 billion of the $310 billion will be disbursed the exact same way as in round one, the other $60 billion will be allocated by small lenders and community-based financial institutions with the stated goal of focusing on rural businesses and businesses owned by women and people of color.
How to Apply:

 

From Maine Tourism Association:

Governor Mills Issues Executive Order Mandating Quarantine Restrictions on Travelers Arriving in Maine to Protect Public Health and Safety

Governor Janet Mills has issued an Executive Order that greatly restricts the operation of lodging properties and travel into Maine. Click here to read all the details: EXECUTIVE ORDER: NEW LODGING AND TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS