COVID-19 Resources

At the CDCC, we are very interested in keeping you, our members, connected with the critical information you need during the pandemic.  Below you will find links to a variety of resources that will provide you with the highly valuable information you need.  We look forward to seeing you again soon.  Until then, stay safe and be well.  

Your CDCC sends an email broadcast “Bulletin” every day including updates and changes regarding COVID-19.  If you are not on the email list and would like to be, just call us at (302)734-7513 and we’ll be happy to add your name! 

GENERAL INFORMATION REGARDING COVID-19:

The Official Website of the First State

http://www.delaware.gov/coronavirus 

This is the Coronavirus page for the State of Delaware.  Here you will find information about the virus itself, COVID-19 data for Delaware, resources and information regarding the State of Emergency and its modifications, information about businesses, government, and opportunities to take action.

For complete information on Phase 1 of Delaware’s Recovery, click here: https://news.delaware.gov/2020/05/15/governor-carney-releases-phase-1-economic-reopening-guidance/

For complete information on Phase 2 of Delaware’s Recovery, click here: https://governor.delaware.gov/wp-content/uploads/sites/24/2020/06/Delaware-Economic-Reopening-PHASE-2.pdf

For Guidance on the Re-Opening of Schools, click here: https://www.doe.k12.de.us/cms/lib/DE01922744/Centricity/Domain/599/ddoe_returningtoschool_guidance_final.pdf

For Guidance on Returning to Work, Click Here: https://laborfiles.delaware.gov/export/news/Return_to_Work_Guidelines_During_COVID-19.pdf

 

Coronavirus Information from the Center for Disease Prevention and Control 

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/index.html

The website for the Center for Disease Control and Prevention will offer information regarding the disease, recent studies, testing, treatment, and the latest updates on the development of a vaccination. 

 

COVID-19 Information from the Delaware Division of Small Business

https://business.delaware.gov/coronavirus/

Search this page for information on essential and non-essential employees, protocols for opening businesses to the public, and many other pieces of business information. 

https://business.delaware.gov/coronavirus/delawares-recovery-phase-1-guidance/

Visit this page to download printable signs for your business outlining necessary guidelines as we progress through Delaware’s recovery phases. 

https://business.delaware.gov/coronavirus/covid-19-customer-protection-standards/

Visit this page to learn about how to participate in the Customer Protection Standards and how to obtain a window cling for your business.

 

The Business to Business Tool Kit

https://coronavirus.delaware.gov/business-to-business-toolkit/

As your business plans for reopening in the recovery, you might be looking for sourcing personal protective equipment (PPE), identifying other businesses to partner with for certain recovery tasks, finding additional funding, and more.

 

VALUABLE INFORMATION ABOUT GETTING BACK TO BUSINESS

To get your business listed on the Delaware Tourism Office’s Website (contains a filtered search feature to find businesses in a given area with status updates for COVID-19), click here:  https://www.visitdelaware.com/industry/business-listing/

Businesses who wish to add a coupon to the above listing, click here:  https://www.visitdelaware.com/industry/add-a-coupon/     

Click here for the Delaware Tourism Office’s Go-to-Guide (Explains to Visitors how to safe safe when going out):  https://assets.simpleviewinc.com/simpleview/image/upload/v1/clients/delaware/DETOURISM_31558_Safe_Traveling_GOTOGUIDE_8e87583a-d1b0-41ff-88cd-c6f4f675eb04.pdf

To access a portal for business resources aimed at enhancing Google visibility/marketability, click here:  https://delaware.tourismbusinessmarketing.com/site-login    

To register for the Delaware Tourism Office’s upcoming webinar centered around COVID-19 marketing strategies, click here: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_GTGsuXe7QEazS17sbSEKcQ

 

LOANS AND GRANTS: 

Small Business Administration

https://www.sba.gov/

The SBA’s Coronavirus: Small Business Guidance and Loan Resources will provide businesses with the very latest on how they can obtain additional funding during the health crisis.  Click here to apply for an EiDL Loan: https://www.sba.gov/page/disaster-loan-applications.  For information on the Paycheck Protection Plan (PPP), click here: https://www.sba.gov/funding-programs/loans/coronavirus-relief-options/paycheck-protection-program.  To apply for PPP Loan Forgiveness, click here: https://www.sba.gov/sites/default/files/2020-05/3245-0407%20SBA%20Form%203508%20PPP%20Forgiveness%20Application.pdf.

Kent County Levy Court Grant Program 

Click here to read about KCLC’s grant program:  https://files.constantcontact.com/e2bfac1e501/c5334b90-5f52-482f-afaa-c2f5fed86d2a.pdf

Click here to apply for a grant: http://www.co.kent.de.us/media/989448/COVID-19-Business-Relief-Fund-fillable-form.pdf

Town of Smyrna Grant Opportunity

Click Here to learn about this program designed to assist small businesses located in Smyrna, Delaware: https://smyrna.delaware.gov/SupportingSmyrnasSmallBusinessLoanFund

Verizon Grant Opportunity

Learn more about this grant opportunity:  https://www.lisc.org/covid-19/small-business-assistance/small-business-relief-grants/verizon-small-business-recovery-fund/

Apply for a grant from Verizon: https://lisc.tfaforms.net/38

Grant Opportunity from The Dover Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority

Click here for more information and to apply:  https://files.constantcontact.com/e2bfac1e501/63eabb6f-10e5-4ee5-ba14-6b00b036335e.pdf

Marketing Grant Opportunity from Today’s Media

Click here for more information: https://hvmag.com/today-media-small-business-grant/?utm_campaign=DBT%20-%20Advertising&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=87951879&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-9tXKTLCSQz0Itu7w9eytME0-T6kx87WWuFl4AJqhqeI526BXS71-yR_SCGVpf3iFtW-HZY_4kJQI0oVdplstpokt9EzA&_hsmi=87951879

Kent County Tourism Grant Opportunity

Click here for more information: https://notify.idssasp.com/web?cid=276&ecid=736&e=jdiogo%40cdcc.net

 

CURRENT AVAILABLE SUPPLIES

Bayard Pharmacy: bayardpharmacy@gmail.com

                *has gloves (more expensive style than they usually carry); as of 5/9 masks and hand sanitizer are on order 

Dover Army Navy Store: doverarmynavy@netscape.net

                *has masks for sale

Fireside Partners: kevin.lucas@firesideteam.com

                *full PPE resources and disinfecting supplies available locally in Dover, DE. Scheduled curbside service available

Instant Imprints of Delaware: Briand@instantimprintsde.com

                *sells masks

Merle Norman Cosmetics:  demerlenorman@gmail.com     302-736-1961

                 http://www.merlenormanstudio.com/mn-7421

               *hand sanitizer

New Image: Nancyq.newimage@gmail.com

                *masks available

Proforma:  http://proforma.com      jim.rafte@proforma.com

                 * personal protective equipment

State Janitorial Supply:  clebendig@statejanitorialsupply.com

                *a variety of items available

W.B. Mason:  http://www.wbmason.com   jerry.boyle@wbmason.com

                 *personal protection equipment, social distancing and cleaning supplies

 

TESTING

Approved Testing Sites: https://coronavirus.delaware.gov/testing/

Camden Pharmacy:  https://camdenrxde.com/

Green Clinics Laboratory:  http://www.greenclinics.net   410-422-4263

The folks at Green Clinics Laboratory are able to test businesses employees and return results quickly.  They offer a number of options to insure comfort and efficiency.  Call for more details. 

Walgreen’s Pharmacy: https://www.walgreens.com/findcare/covid19/testing