COVID-19 Update 20.0
San Juan County - Utah's Canyon Country
Monday 6 April 2020
Dear Partner ,
Please read the new recommendations released by San Juan Public Health .
On Saturday the San Juan Chamber of Commerce announced the winners of the Best of San Juan Awards. Almost 200 businesses competed across twenty-one categories to be named one of the best businesses in San Juan County.

Visit the San Juan Chamber of Commerce Facebook page or head to to see the winners.
Please note that Utah State Parks are still open to residents of their county. In San Juan County that includes: Goosenecks State Parks & Edge of the Cedars State Park (please see website for adjusted hours).
Glen Canyon National Recreation Area has added additional closures to boat launches and facilities. Please visit their website for more details:
In regards to SBA 7a Personal Protection Program (PPP) and local lenders, Zions Bank is accepting applications however, Wells Fargo will no longer be accepting applications. If you are interested in the SBA PPP and don't have a current relationship with a lender consider this list of lenders:

For a full list of lenders visit this link:
A note : our emails are becoming long, particularly with all the funding resources available. Please note that often you cannot see the entire email in your email window. If you scroll to the base of our email just click "[Message clipped] View entire message" to view the full email.
Funding & Business Webinars
As a reminder all pertinent economic development & business webinars are being posted on our website scroll down to the tab "COVID-19 Webinars"
The University of Utah - David Eccles School of Business will be hosting free forums called Navigating COVID-19: How to Save Your Business . These forums are focusing on specific business topics related to navigating these unprecedented times every Tuesday and Friday in April. Their next virtual event is Tuesday, April 7 at 11 a.m. For more information visit:
Economic Task Force Town Hall
What does the "phase four" stimulus bill mean for your business?
Tuesday, April 7, 2020
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. MST
  • Welcome - Governor Gary Herbert
  • The "Phase Four" Stimulus Bill and Your Business - Senator Mitt Romney
  • Tactics of the Utah Leads Together Plan - Kristen Cox, Governor's Office of Management and Budget
  • Business Story - Angie Osguthorpe, Davis Chamber of Commerce and Troy Wood, LakeView Hospital, HCA-MountainStar Healthcare
Below we have outlined local, state, and federal resources where funding is available. We recommend that businesses act quickly if they are interested.
  • Local Funding Options
  • SEUALG Emergency Loan Program - open
  • State of Utah Options
  • GOED Bridge Loan - opens 4/16/20
  • Federal Options
  • SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL) - open
  • SBA Loan Advance - open
  • SBA Express Bridge Loan - open
  • SBA 7a Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) - open
  • USDA
Please note changes in SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan Advance In order to qualify for the Advance, you must submit this  new application  even if you previously (prior to 3/30) submitted an EIDL application. Applying for the Advance will not impact the status or slow your existing EIDL application.

Funds will be made available within three days of a successful application, and this loan advance will not have to be repaid.
A dditional resources can be found by following:
Utah has launched an SBA Rapid Response team to help answer immediate SBA loan/program questions. Please use the following form to reach out to the team. Also you are welcome to contact our office.
Bluff businesses will be closed until May 10th
Many of our local businesses are doing what they can to keep their doors open and services available to our residents .

Click here for our directory of county businesses and their temporary COVID-19 hours, adjusted operations, and offerings.

Business Directory:

To be listed or edit a listing contact:
Business Weekly Spotlight: Jones & DeMille Engineering
With many of our local businesses remaining open we will be running features on our Newsroom to inspire our community to buy local. For a full list visit our business directory:
Precision Rehabilitation is offering FREE SHOPPING SERVICE from Clark's Market to those in Blanding who are at risk or feel unsafe doing their own grocery shopping. This "To Your Doorstep" service is open and active. Please see the flyer below for all the information. Email to have a template sent directly to you.
Help us find and share these features by tagging @sanjuanedvs and #SanJuanStrong
Remember to Read...
Current San Juan County Updates
Previous Emails
For business and tourism industry updates please refer to:

We are aware of the concern many businesses have, particularly those impacted by the travel industry. This web page is intended to be a resource for businesses regarding changes in the travel industry as well as business relief funding options as they become available.

Please note, this web page is not intended to be a source for updates on COVID-19. For up to date information on COVID-19 please visit the state of Utah’s Coronavirus (COVID-19)  information hub :
Please feel free to contact our office with any questions 435-587-3235 or 800-574-4386

Who to contact?
Natalie Randall,
  • Business & Funding questions (RLF, SBA, State, etc)
Allison Yamamoto-Sparks,
  • Visitor Information 1-800-574-4386
Stuart Smith,
San Juan County EDVS