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An update on Coronavirus (COVID-19) in San Rafael
As our region prepares for the potential increase in Coronavirus (COVID-19) infections it is important that residents and businesses in San Rafael are equipped with accurate, reliable information, and a clear understanding of what we are doing to in coordination with partner agencies to respond to COVID-19.
Marin Health and Human Services has set up a webpage where you can find the most recent public health updates about COVID-19 in Marin County. The City of San Rafael’s Office of Emergency Services and all departments are working in coordination with Marin County Health and Human Services, Marin County Office of Emergency Services, and regional partner agencies to coordinate information and messaging.
Find the latest Marin COVID-19 Updates
Sign up for email updates and get the latest information from Marin County Health and Human Services
COVID-19 Hotline (Marin Health and Human Services):
Email questions to:
City of San Rafael COVID-19 webpage – Links to resources and updates from City of San Rafael
Community Meeting – Panel Discussion on COVID-19 in Marin County
Watch a Recorded Community Meeting hosted by Marin County Office of Education and Marin Health and Human Services.
Coronavirus Emergency Loans- Small Business Guide and Checklist
Am I ELIGIBLE?
You are eligible if you are:
• A small business with fewer than 500 employees
• A small business that otherwise meets the SBA’s size standard
• A 501(c)(3) with fewer than 500 employees
• An individual who operates as a sole proprietor
• An individual who operates as an independent contractor
• An individual who is self-employed who regularly carries on any trade or business
• A Tribal business concern that meets the SBA size standard
• A 501(c)(19) Veterans Organization that meets the SBA size standard In addition, some special rules may make you eligible:
• If you are in the accommodation and food services sector (NAICS 72), the 500-employee rule is applied on a per physical location basis
• If you are operating as a franchise or receive financial assistance from an approved Small Business Investment Company the normal affiliation rules do not apply
REMEMBER: The 500-employee threshold includes all employees: full-time, part-time, and any other status.
Coronavirus Relief Resources for US Business Owners- Summary of Key Details in a Chart Form
View Full Summary of Eligibility, Loan Duration and Amount, Type of Allowable Use, Loan Forgiveness, Taxability and more.
2020 Census participation is critical for MarinThe 2020 Census is just under one year away, and it will likely be the most difficult in recent history. Immigrant and low-income communities of color are the most at-risk of being undercounted by the census, leading to cuts in funding to critical services such as Medicare, Medicaid, and SNAP (Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program) in those areas as well as the possibility of the loss of representation in the U.S. House of Representatives.Chamber member and partner Canal Alliance has a lot of valuable information about Census 2020 on their website, read more here.
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