What resources are available for local businesses?

As of March 27, 2020

The Daytona Regional Chamber of Commerce has established a website with information for businesses affected by COVID-19.

The governor has activated the Emergency Bridge Loan program for small businesses impacted by COVID-19.

  • The bridge loan program, managed by the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, will provide short-term, interest-free loans to small businesses that experienced economic injury from COVID-19.
  • The application period is through Friday, May 8.
  • For information, visit https://floridadisasterloan.org/.
  • For questions regarding the Emergency Bridge Loan Program, contact the Florida Small Business Development Center Network at 866-737-7232 or email Disaster@FloridaSBDC.org.

The governor also has an Emergency Business Damage Assessment survey for COVID-19.

  • The survey, managed by the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO), will evaluate businesses affected by COVID-19 and the impacts the virus has had on the local economy so actions to implement appropriate relief programs can begin.
  • Businesses and non-profits can access the Business Damage Assessment survey at FloridaDisaster.BIZ Select “COVID-19” from the drop-down menu on the survey page.
  • Response to the Business Damage Assessment survey is not an application for assistance.

Florida has been approved for the U.S. Small Business Administration Economic Injury Disaster Loan program. For more information, visit www.SBA.gov/disaster.

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1. Are any City of Daytona Beach facilities closed?
2. Are city services being affected by the prevention measures for COVID-19?
3. Are the beaches open?
4. How can I get more information about the Coronavirus?
5. What can you do and not do under the Governor's "Safer At Home" Executive Order?
6. What does the city emergency declaration entail?
7. What is the city's CARE (COVID-19 Assistance Recovery Effort) Program?
8. What resources are available for local businesses?
9. What were the Governor's guidelines issued March 17, 2020?
10. With the Florida Governor’s April 1 “Safer at Home” Executive Order, what businesses are considered essential and allowed to remain open for the next 30 days?