Business Update for those Facing the Impact of COVID-19
Saturday, May 16, 2020
The City of Miami Beach is committed to working with our community businesses and stakeholders to keep everyone informed as this pandemic continues to unfold. Please find below the latest information on mandates/guidelines as well as businesses resources.  For a full listing of resources and information, visit www.MBbiz.com.
Flush the Water Pipes
A friendly reminder for businesses to flush their internal plumbing systems prior to allowing access to the public to ensure the safety of your building water system.

Many businesses have been closed during the State of Emergency, water has not been used at those facilities and has remained sitting in their pipes for multiple weeks.

The Save Small Business Fund
This fund is an initiative of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation. Funded by corporate and philanthropic partners, the Save Small Business Fund is a collective effort to provide $5,000 grants to as many small employers as it can.

Criteria includes:
  • Employs between 3 and 20 people;
  • Be located in an economically vulnerable community
  • Have been harmed financially by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Click here for more information and applications.

SBA
A shortage of money and crush of applications has led the Small Business Administration to close its portal to most businesses and limit the size of loans. The SBA has now imposed a $150,000 limit. To read more about the changes click here .

To request assistance as an impacted business or employee, please email  ResourceCenter@miamibeachfl.gov   with your contact information and needs. All inquiries will be responded to via phone or email by a Resource Agent.

For a full listing of resources and information visit www.MBbiz.com
View our frequently asked questions regarding COVID-19 or email MBCovid@miamibeachfl.gov .