Dear Chamber and Community Members,
During these unprecedented times, we want you to know that the Vista Chamber is here to support you. We want to be a source for factual information and to provide resources that can help your business. We also want to help provide a little levity, when appropriate! Please reach out to us with questions or concerns or suggestions. We are currently working with the City of Vista to create a resource to allow us to promote and share drive thru, pick up, and delivery food options. See below for more info and please follow us on Facebook, Instagram, Linkedin and Twitter – we can update these sites as information quickly changes and updates.In order to best protect our own families and people we love, we are moving to a mostly remote work environment. Our doors are locked and we will take in person visits by appointment, only. Please reach out at 760-726-1122 or email@example.com for appointments or inquiries.
Sending you good health, Rachel Beld, CEO.
Website to Promote Dining Options in Vista To help with letting folks know that you are available for takeout city-wide, the City has created the following page https://downtownvista.org/takeout. The website will list the name of your establishment, address, link to your menu or online ordering platform, and provide the phone number to place takeout orders. If you would like to participate, please provide your information to Bill Hornung and we will get your information up ASAP. Once we have enough businesses on the site the City and Chamber will boost on social media. Let’s all support each other!
City of Vista The City is keeping this webpage updated with info about COVID-19 in Vista. Sign up for E-news alerts by subscribing to the Vista News Center. More Details
Small Business Administration (SBA) Economic Injury Disaster Loan We received word from Congressman Levin’s office that the SBA has signed emergency declarations with states including California. The SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loan program provides small businesses with working capital loans of up to $2 million that can provide vital economic support to small businesses to help overcome the temporary loss of revenue they are experiencing. The best resource for small businesses looking for more direct help and advice is the SBA San Diego District Office. Download informational flyer. More details.Disaster press releases from SBA that will keep you current. More Information.
Webinar: Statewide Updates for California Small Businesses Impacted by COVID-19 Join Small Business Majority, Go-Biz, Employment Development Department (EDD) and Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) for a statewide webinar covering policy updates related to COVID-19. Learn about what the State of California and Governor Newsom are implementing to ensure public safety. More details.
Employment Development Department Includes employee and employer resources, including Workplace Health and Safety, Reduced Work Hours, Unemployment Insurance claims and more. More details.
San Diego Employers Association HR at Work They are a Human resource partner for all your HR needs. More Details
Tri-City Medical Center Information on measures that Tri-City Medical Center is taking to protect our patients, employees and the broader community relating to COVID-19. More details.
San Diego County Department of Public Health The County is working to protect the public’s health and prevent the disease from spreading locally. You can take steps to educate, protect, and prepare yourself in the event of a local outbreak. This is an emerging situation, the County will provide updated information as it becomes available. More details.
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Guidance for Businesses and Employers: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) offers the most up-to-date information on COVID-19. This interim guidance is based on what is currently known about the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). For updates from CDC, please see the following:Interim Guidance for Businesses and Employers to Plan and Respond to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)Preventing Stigma Related to COVID-19Share Facts about COVID-19CDC Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Web pageInformation on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Prevention, Symptoms and FAQ
U.S. Chamber Update: Summary of Latest Congressional Action on Coronavirus Response On March 14, the House of Representatives passed the U.S. Chamber of Commerce supported, Families First Coronavirus Response Act. President Trump has announced his support for the bill and it is expected to pass the Senate early next week. Secretary Mnuchin has announced that there will be additional technical corrections to the bill as soon as Monday. Download PDF of Bill.
San Diego Food Bank Donations and volunteers in the warehouse are needed. Cash donations and virtual food drives are encouraged. Contact them to learn more about volunteer shifts, to donate and if you need food assistance. More Details