What do I do if my business was impacted by COVID-19?

Santa Rosa County has enacted ESF 18 in conjunction with the Economic Development Office to provide guidance and coordinate issues with Santa Rosa County’s business community in all phases of emergency management

  • SantaRosaReady.com has been created to serve as a clearinghouse for all business needs including information on how to apply for bridge loans
  • Even if you haven’t yet been impacted financially by COVID19 we encourage all business owners in Santa Rosa County to complete the surveys on SantaRosaReady.com and register with the SBDC.

Small Business Development Center

  • The Florida Small Business Emergency Bridge Loan Program has been launched to support small businesses. The program will provide short-term, interest-free loans to businesses that experienced economic injury from COVID-19. The application period runs through May 8, 2020. More information is at FloridaDisasterLoan.org.
  • The governor has requested the federal Small Business Administration (SBA) make the Economic Injury Disaster Loan program available for Florida’s small businesses impacted by COVID-19. The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) stands ready to assist businesses in accessing this funding when available.
  • The Business Damage Assessment survey has been activated to assess the impact of COVID-19 on local business operations. The survey will evaluate businesses affected by COVID-19 and the impacts on the local economy so actions to implement relief programs can begin. It is available at https://floridadisaster.biz.

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1. Where can I find the latest info for Santa Rosa County?
2. Where can I get food for my kids?
3. How do I find out how many cases Santa Rosa County has?
4. What is the status of COVID at correctional facilities located in the county?
5. What do I do if my business was impacted by COVID-19?
6. Where can I get tested for COVID-19 in Santa Rosa County?