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
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
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
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.
Visit this page to download printable signs for your business outlining necessary guidelines as we progress through Delaware’s recovery phases.
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
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
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
*has gloves (more expensive style than they usually carry); as of 5/9 masks and hand sanitizer are on order
Dover Army Navy Store: email@example.com
*has masks for sale
Fireside Partners: firstname.lastname@example.org
*full PPE resources and disinfecting supplies available locally in Dover, DE. Scheduled curbside service available
Instant Imprints of Delaware: Briand@instantimprintsde.com
Merle Norman Cosmetics: email@example.com 302-736-1961
New Image: Nancyq.firstname.lastname@example.org
* personal protective equipment
State Janitorial Supply: email@example.com
*a variety of items available
*personal protection equipment, social distancing and cleaning supplies
Approved Testing Sites: https://coronavirus.delaware.gov/testing/
Camden Pharmacy: http://camdenrxde.com/
Green Clinics Laboratory: http://www.greenclinics.net 302-734-5050
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