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COVID-19 CBC Daily Update 3.26

Written by Pat Frew, CBC Executive Director

We are in day ten in our new unknown with the Corona Virus.  CBC continues to try to provide you access to opportunity and growth if only in a remote sense.  Look at our upcoming list of zoom webinars on topics of interest. And please message me (pfrew@cbcky.com) if there are other topics speakers you would like us to cover.  We hope to host 2-3 of those each week.  Space is limited and registration will be available soon. Thanks! Pat Frew

  • Monday, March 30 at 3:00 pm (subject to change) – Virtual Coffee Chat with HR Elements

COVID-19 Disaster Funding for Businesses – Facts and Info with Keith Carlson, Director of M&A Services, VohLehman CPA and Advisory Firm

  • Tuesday, March 31 at 11:00 am

A Time to Connect for CBC Members

  • Wednesday, April 1 at 10:00 am – Virtual Coffee Chat with HR Elements

Cyber Security in an Uncertain Time with C-Forward President Brian Ruschman and Bryan Cobb vCIO/Project Lead

The City of Covington offers $ for businesses and waives permit fees 

Qualifying businesses can apply for up to $500 a month to help pay rent or mortgages under a new, temporary program the City of Covington has created to protect jobs during the coronavirus pandemic. Details here. 

The City is also  temporarily waiving permit fees – but not application requirements – commonly associated with development, construction, and renovation projects to help protect jobs during the coronavirus pandemic. Details here. 

Supplies needed for our first responders and health care workers

Covingon Fire and Police Department needs Masks(N-95 and surgical masks) Disposable Gloves, Hand sanitizer, Disinfecting wipes, and Other Disinfecting products.  Donations are tax deductible and the Fund for Covington will provide a receipt.  Please contact Suzann Gettys at sgettys@covingtonky.gov for donations or questions.

St. Elizabeth Healthcare is still accepting N95 Masks (and other medical supplies) at the Edgewood Loading Dock, the updated hours are now Monday thru Friday, 11:30am to 3pm.

Let’s pull our resources together in our community’s time of need. We appreciate your contributions.

AT&T Offers Added Relief for Customers

Consistent with FCC Chairman Pai’s “Keep Americans Connected Pledge”, AT&T is proud to support customers by pledging that, for the next 60 days, it will: Not terminate service and waive late payment fees on any wireless, home phone or broadband residential or small business customer, and keep public wifi hotspots open.  Details here.

Commonwealth of Kentucky

The Governor said unemployment eligibility has been expanded effective immediately due to COVID-19. Some individuals typically not covered by unemployment insurance, can now file. To file a claim, visit kcc.ky.gov.

Virtual Coffee Chat

Thank you to HR Elements for facilitating our first Virtual Coffee Chat on Employment and Labor laws.  We’d also like to thank Kelly Holden and Katie Tranter from DBL Law for providing their expertise. Additional resources include the EEOC,  What You Should Know About the ADA, the Rehabilitation Act, and COVID-19 and DBL Law’s business resource page.

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