New this Week
The Washington-Wilkes Chamber of Commerce continues to monitor the COVID-19 situation daily and share current updates and resources here. Information posted is as provided by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH), Wilkes County, City of Washington, and other relevant agencies.
New this Week provides these updates in the form of PDFs and/or links to the information source. The week begins each Monday and includes the date the post is added. Posts from the previous week are then transferred to the appropriate pages located under COVID-19: Community Support or Business Support
Updates can be submitted by emailing: WWChamberOfCommerce@gmail.com
May 18 - 24
5.19.2020: SBA Southeast Leads 100,000 Strong Entrepreneurship Recovery Effort Across the South. SBA Regional Administrator Ashley D. Bell & Rapper, Entrepreneur Tip "T.I." Harris Reach 100,000 Minority Entrepreneurs to Talk about COVID-19 Recovery Efforts
5.15.2020: UGA Carl Vinson Institute of Government offering a free webinar series designed to help Georgia communities plan their COVID-19 recovery.
5.13.2020: U.S. Chamber of Commerce Guide to the Main Street Lending Program (PDF)
5.13.2020: Free SBDC Zoom webinar: You Received the PPP, Now What? Ask the Experts - Q&A with SBDC consultants. MUST register in advance.
5.13.2020: Gov. Kemp issues Executive Order Eff. 5.14.20: Providing additional guidance for reviving a healthy Georgia in response to COVID-19. (PDF)
5.12.2020: CDC - Updated strategies and recommendations for employers responding to COVID-19 (May 6)
5.5.2020: SBA to make Economic Injury Disaster Loans available to U.S. Agricultural Businesses impacted by COVID-19 Pandemic
5.5.2020: Boost with Facebook: Small Business Grants Program