On today's episode of
Delray Morning Live with Ryan & Amanda
They chatted about the following:

Latest COVID-19 news
State of Florida
Palm Beach County Schools Closed until April 15th

  Help for our Neighbors
Packing of lunches for kids out of school
Letters to Nursing home patients
Severe Blood Shortage
 
Help for Small Businesses
State of Florida Emergency Bridge Loan
SBA Disaster Recovery loans
 
Help for Parents
Guests with Things to Do while at Home” ideas
 
Election Results
Schools are Closed Until April 15
The campuses of all public and private K-12 schools in Florida will be closed through April 15 and students will take part in remote learning instead, state officials announced on Tuesday.
According to new guidelines released by the Florida Department of Education, the closures will affect all public and private K-12 schools, along with career and technical center campuses.
"Schools are encouraged to operate virtually or through other non-classroom-based means to the greatest extent possible to implement distance learning," the department said in a news release. READ MORE
Delray Beach Public Library:
Ideas for Kids at Home
American Red Cross:
Blood Shortage
SBA Disaster Recovery Assistance Conference Calls for Small Businesses - South Florida District Office -

 
Wednesday, March 18, 2020, 2:00 P.M. – 3:00 P.M.
 
Join SBA South Florida District Director Victoria Guerrero as she provides the latest information from SBA to help small businesses with their economic recovery from the effects of the Coronavirus. She will give information on how to apply and where you can get additional help with preparing and applying for an SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan. Ms.Guerrero will be joined by the Florida Small Business Development Center Network which is funded by the SBA and helps small businesses on a no-cost basis with disaster recovery as well as most other areas of small business ownership, development, and growth.
 
The information presented on both calls will be the same. Please join at the time best for you.
 
PLEASE USE THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION FOR EITHER CONFERENCE CALL:
 
Join Skype Meeting  with your computer - Trouble Joining? Try Skype Web App
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Join by phone: Toll number: +1 (786) 749-6387,,590047996# (Dial-in Number) English (United States)  Find a local number
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Date: 03/16/2020; Author Information: Althea A. Harris, Lead Economic Development Specialist

SBA South Florida District Office
51 SW 1st Ave, Suite 201
Miami, Florida, 33130
Phone: 305-536-5521
Website: www.sba.gov/southflorida  I Twitter: @SBA_SouthFL
Resources for Businesses and Employers:

Business Damage Assessment Survey for COVID-19:
On March 12, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the activation of the Business Damage Assessment survey to assess the impact of COVID-19 on Florida’s local business operations. The survey, managed by the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO), will evaluate businesses affected by COVID-19 and the impacts the virus has had on the local economy so actions to implement appropriate relief programs can begin.

COVID Public Website and Call Center:
Visit the Florida Department of Health’s dedicated COVID-19 web page for information and guidance regarding COVID-19 in Florida.
For any other questions related to COVID-19 in Florida, please contact the Department’s dedicated COVID-19 Call Center at (866) 779-6121 . The Call Center is available 24 hours per day. Inquiries may also be emailed to COVID-19@flhealth.gov .
You should continue to refer to the DOH and CDC for the most up-to-date information and guidance on COVID-19:
Florida Department of Health (DOH)

U.S. Centers for Disease and Control Prevention (CDC)
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