La Mesa Chamber News | March 17, 2020
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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates & Resources
The La Mesa Chamber is continuing to monitor the COVID-19 situation in order to provide our business community with the latest information and resources.
We have received communication on behalf of the County of San Diego Health and Human Services Agency regarding the COVID-19 virus that is changing our day-to-day life. In our effort to keep our members informed and provide you as much information as possible we are asking you to review all of the provided information.

It is important to know that while the CDC considers that this is a serious public health threat, currently the risk for the general American public remains low. That could however change at any time as the situation remains fluid. We are attaching the complete memo from the County of San Diego, as well as a Fact Sheet with all of the particulars about COVID-19. The Fact Sheet contains the symptoms, what to do if you have been exposed and more. 
Small Business Administration (SBA) Economic Injury Disaster Loan
The SBA has signed emergency declarations with states including California. The SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loan program provides small businesses with working capital loans of up to $2 million that can provide vital economic support to small businesses to help overcome the temporary loss of revenue they are experiencing. The best resource for small businesses looking for more direct help and advice is the SBA San Diego District Office.
Employment Development Department
Includes employee and employer resources, including Workplace Health and Safety, Reduced Work Hours, Unemployment Insurance claims and more.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Resources for Businesses and Employers
Includes interim Guidance for Businesses and Employers, Cleaning and Disinfection Recommendations.
Tri-City Medical Center
Information on measures that Tri-City Medical Center is taking to protect our patients, employees and the broader community relating to COVID-19.
Small Business Administration (SBA)
Guidance for Businesses and Employers
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) offers the most up-to-date information on COVID-19 based on what is currently known about this disease. For updates from CDC, please see the following:

U.S. Chamber of Commerce:
Summary of Latest Congressional Action on Coronavirus
On March 14, the House of Representatives passed the U.S. Chamber of Commerce supported, Families
First Coronavirus Response Act. President Trump has announced his support for the bill and it is
expected to pass the Senate early next week. Secretary Mnuchin has announced that there will be
additional technical corrections to the bill as soon as Monday.
TO BE RESCHEDULED - In an abundance of caution we are rescheduling this activity and will keep you informed of the new date.
Welcome the New La Mesa Costco Fueling Station
Date: Thursday, March 20
Time: 5 p.m. - Ribbon Cutting: 6 p.m.
Location: 8125 Fletcher Pkwy
TO BE RESCHEDULED - In an abundance of caution we are rescheduling this activity and will keep you informed of the new date.
The Hills Local Pub 6-Year Anniversary Celebration
Date: Wedneday, April 1
Time: 5:30 - 7:00 p.m.
Location: 8758 La Mesa Boulevard
Updates From Our Members & Community
IMPORTANT: Spring Events Update regarding COVID-19
Grossmont Center is closely monitoring the rapidly evolving Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation and its impact on our region and community. Out of an abundance of caution, Grossmont Center has decided to RESCHEDULE ALL MARCH EVENTS. We regret any inconvenience this may cause and appreciate your understanding as we navigate this public health issue in the context of keeping our communities safe.
Bike Safety Fair & Bike Rodeo: TBD
Easter Egg Hunt: TBD
Slime Pop Up Bazaar: 4/25
The San Diego Vintage Flea Market: 4/26
First Saturday Local Pop Up Market: 5/2
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Special Thank You to Our Premium Members
Platinum Members
Boston Beer Company
Edible Arrangements
H & N Management Co.
Sandra Small/ Photographer
SMIB Management, Inc.
The Little Warehouse
Self Storage
Gold Members
AAA Imaging
American Medical Response
Barnes & Noble -
Grossmont Center
Barona Resort & Casino
Benchmark Financial
Discovering My City Magazine
DMZ Visual Marketing
EDCO Waste & Recycling Corp.
Grossmont Center
Hallman Jewelers
Magnaglobe Enterprises
Mobility Works
Park Station
PenChecks, Inc.
Productivity Plus Office Support
Riviera Supper Club
San Pasqual Winery
Sanctuary Cruises
Spectrum Advertising
Studio M.I.F.
The East County Californian
Vision Studio Concepts
William H. Sauls
Thank you for being a member and for your support! 

Mary England
President & CEO
Cell: 619-251-7730
La Mesa Chamber of Commerce ∙ 8080 La Mesa Blvd. Ste. 212 ∙ La Mesa, California 91942