Coronavirus update

Self Checker - Coronavirus (COVID-19)

from CDC

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         “Sometimes we are lucky enough to know that our lives have been changed, to discard the old, embrace the new, and run headlong down an immutable course” ― Jacques Cousteau         

Coronavirus Funding Options

Our nation's small businesses are facing an unprecedented economic disruption due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. On Friday, March 27, 2020, the President signed into law the CARES Act, which contains $376 billion in relief for American workers and small businesses.

Notice: New Eligibility for Economic Injury Disaster Loan and Advance

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First phase of city reopening begins; more COVID-19 testing now available

from Fort Lauderdale Mayor Dean Trantalis, April 29, 2020

Today, we made several major announcements regarding Fort Lauderdale's progress in the fight against the COVID-19 virus in our community. This city is greatly expanding testing capacity. We also are beginning to reopen some amenities for people to enjoy while still maintaining the necessary hygiene and social distancing standards.

According to the latest data from the Department of Health, the greater Fort Lauderdale area has witnessed significant improvement in the key medical criteria set by the Centers for Disease Control. There has been a predominantly downward trajectory in new infections for more than two weeks in Broward County.

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Mayor's working group drafts plan to reopen Fort Lauderdale

from Fort Lauderdale Mayor Dean Trantalis, April 27, 2020

I am pleased to report that a group of more than 20 business executives, medical professionals and neighborhoods leaders that I assembled has completed a report on how reopening Fort Lauderdale and has submitted it to the City Commission.

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Disaster Response Jobs at SBA

from Small Business Administration (SBA), April 21, 2020

The SBA is hiring temporary employees to assist with disaster relief efforts. Bilingual language skills a plus.

Call Center Customer Service Representative (CSR)

Document Preparation/Legal Review/ Loan Closings

Loan Processing/Credit Analysis/Mortgage Underwriting

Program Support

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Response continues to COVID-19; city looks ahead to phased reopening

from Fort Lauderdale Mayor Dean Trantalis, April 20, 2020

This spring has been an incredibly difficult and trying time for our community because of the COVID-19 virus, but I’ve been so incredibly proud of how we have pulled together as neighbors and taken the necessary measures to fight the disease.

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Faith Based Organizations May Apply for Assistance

from Small Business Administration (SBA), April 15, 2020

Faith is a pillar of hope, and for many Americans, it has been a powerful reason for their continued success during these challenging times.

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New emergency order requires face coverings in public settings

from Fort Lauderdale Mayor Dean Trantalis, April 10, 2020

This morning, I signed a new emergency order in our community's battle against the COVID-19 virus. Employees and visitors to the interiors of essential businesses that remain open must wear some form of covering over their nose and mouth at all times.

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Fort Lauderdale issues stay-at-home order in conjunction with neighboring cities

from Fort Lauderdale Mayor Dean Trantalis, March 27, 2020

Today, I issued an Emergency Declaration requiring residents of the city to Fort Lauderdale to stay at home in an effort to slow the spread of the COVID-19.

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Virus at critical juncture in community; precautions essential for public health

from Fort Lauderdale Mayor Dean Trantalis, March 24, 2020

We must greatly limit social interaction until the rate of infection declines. It is time to stay home. This disease spreads when people are in close contact, and few know if they are carriers of the virus.

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City responds to COVID-19 pandemic

from Fort Lauderdale Mayor Dean Trantalis, March 1, 2020

The City Commission last week voted to immediately end the practice begun under a prior commission of raiding Fort Lauderdale’s utility reserves to cover the cost of general operations.

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