New this Week
New this week provides current information and added resources at a glance. For more details, you can link over to the information source or select a PDF if attached. The week begins on Mondays and includes the date posted. Previous posts are then moved to the appropriate page within our website or under Past Posts.
July 6 - 12
06.22.2020: Free COVID-19 Testing by appointment only. Call 706-721-5800 and specify Wilkes County. Testing is every Wednesday at the Wilkes County Health Department.
06.22.2020: Online courses and business success training programs offered by the University of Georgia Small Business Development Center will be provided at no cost to small business owners through 2020.
06.22.2020: EIDLs and EIDL Advances have re-opened to all eligible businesses impacted by COVID-19. Are you a for-profit, Georgia business looking for assistance with the application process? Our business consultants are here to help! Contact your local office.
06.22.2020: Meet Clara, CDC’s digital Coronavirus Self-Checker can help you decide when to call your doctor. Remember, if you’re sick with COVID-19 or think you might have it, take steps like covering your coughs to protect others.
6.03.2020: ECG’s Office of Economic & Community Development has assembled a list of current grants and funding opportunities that may be relevant to your needs. (PDF)
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