COVID-19 Resources & Updates

STATE OF MICHIGAN UPDATES:
State Provides Guidance to Employers Contemplating Potential Layoffs
Legislature approves a total of $125 million to respond to spread of coronavirus
Washtenaw County Declares State of Emergency To Address Community Impact of COVID-19
Governor Whitmer Working to Deliver Solutions for Small Business Impacted by COVID-19
Governor Whitmer Signs Executive Order Temporarily Closing Bars, Theaters, Casinos, and Other Public Spaces; Limiting Restaurants to Delivery and Carry-Out Orders
Executive Order: Temporary expansions in unemployment eligibility and cost-sharing

RESOURCES:
CDC
U.S Chamber Of Commerce COVID-19 Business Toolkit
Blue Cross Blue Shield Resources

SMALL BUSINESS RESOURCES:
Small Business Association of Michigan Resources
SBA Disaster Assistance in Response to the Coronavirus
Small Business Development Center Resources
Michigan Restaurant & Lodging Association COVID-19 Resources
Ann Arbor Resources for Employees & Ways to Help
Small Business Loans: Lake Trust Credit Union

UNEMPLOYMENT RESOURCES:
COVID-19: Unemployment Benefits FAQs
Workshare Program Fact Sheet

LOCAL UPDATES & MEMBER NEWS:
TheRide Announces Free Fares, Transit Center Closures 
COVID-19 & Downtown Ann Arbor
All Non-Essential Washtenaw County Operations Closed Through April 5, 2020
Beware of Phishing Emails Claiming to Have Updates or Remedy Information About the Coronavirus
Comcast Announces Comprehensive COVID-19 Response to Help Keep Americans Connected to the Internet
DTE Suspends Shutoffs / Extends Senior Program in Response to COVID-19

PUBLIC SCHOOL UPDATES:
Ann Arbor Public Schools
Ypsilanti Public Schools

RESTAURANTS UPDATES:
List of restaurants open for takeout & delivery

SHARE YOUR BUSINESSES STORY WITH US:
As we all deal with the new reality of COVID-19 mitigation, let’s turn to each other for adaptation and connection.
How is your organization being impacted? What do you wish Chamber members knew? Is there any source of optimism that you want to share? Make a video sharing your thoughts and share it with us. We will put these member videos up on our website and share them with membership and the community. This will help us emphasize the importance of being adaptive, and it will remind the community to find ways to continue to support your business or organization. 
EMAIL: Natalie@a2ychamber.org to submit your video!