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COVID-19 Business Updates

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Some Statewide Restrictions Will Ease April 1 – Governor Northam has announced limited capacity increases for social gatherings as well as certain venues & events.

COVID-19 Vaccines & Employer Liability – Recorded March 24: Overview of legal guidelines, risks and limits for employers who want their employees to be vaccinated for COVID-19.

Vaccinate Virginia Webinar for Virginia Employers – Recorded March 30: Learn about the Commonwealth's COVID-19 vaccination response and the new Vaccinate VA Essential Worker Toolkit.

U.S. Chamber "Ask Me Anything" Webinars – April 5-9, Subject matter experts will answer your questions LIVE about the myriad legal, operational, and health challenges that the COVID-19 pandemic and recession present to employers of all sizes.

Workplace Guidelines

Virginia.gov Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Virginia home page

THIRD AMENDED Executive Order Seventy-Two – Easing of Commonsense Surge Restrictions Due to Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Virginia Department of Health coronavirus information for businesses

Virginia Enacts First-in-the-Nation Permanent COVID-19 Workplace Safety and Health Standards Amid Pandemic – Press release January 27, 2021

Questions about coronavirus safety? Call the Thomas Jefferson Health District COVID-19 hotline at 434-972-6261.

Funding

Southern Opportunity And Resilience (SOAR) Fund – Flexible, affordable capital and support services for small businesses and nonprofits

Restaurant Revitalization Fund – Learn how to prepare for the application process (Virginia SBDC webinar, recorded March 18)

Shuttered Venue Operators Grant – Learn how to prepare for the application process (Virginia SBDC webinar, recorded March 17)

Non-profit Virginia 30 Day Fund provides forgivable loans for Virginia-based small businesses to provide immediate financial assistance to meet payroll, preserve healthcare coverage for employees and save jobs.

Resources

Central Virginia Small Business Development Center (CVSBDC) COVID-19 Resources

Center for Nonprofit Excellence (CNE) resources for nonprofits

Webinars

U.S. Chamber "Ask Me Anything" Webinars – April 5-9, Subject matter experts will answer your questions LIVE about the myriad legal, operational, and health challenges that the COVID-19 pandemic and recession present to employers of all sizes.

U.S. Chamber Path Forward Series: Navigating the Return to Work
Every other Wednesday, 2pm EST. Register & access past recordings


Virginia SBDC Recorded Webinars Watch now

COVID-19 Vaccines & Employer Liability – Recorded March 24: Overview of legal guidelines, risks and limits for employers who want their employees to be vaccinated for COVID-19.

Vaccinate Virginia Webinar for Virginia Employers – Recorded March 30: Learn about the Commonwealth's COVID-19 vaccination response and the new Vaccinate VA Essential Worker Toolkit.

COVID-19 News