COVID-19: For Businesses

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The City is offering regular COVID-19 updates, free webinars, and the latest opportunities through its free M-Powered Economic Development Newsletter. Visit www.moorparkca.gov/Mpowered to view recent editions and subscribe to future editions of M-Powered.

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DOCUMENTS TO HELP BUSINESSES

We’ve compiled resources to help your business through the COVID-19 pandemic:

LOCAL COVID-19 RESOURCE GUIDE 

We are also continuously updating the Ventura/Santa Barbara County region COVID-19 Business Resource Guide for Employers, Self-Employed, and Employees. The guide contains information on:

• For Employers and Self-Employed:

  • Webinar series and recordings about resources available to help businesses
  • FREE business consulting
  • PPP application assistance and Loan Forgiveness assistance
  • EIDL application assistance
  • Unemployment benefits
  • Access to business and personal financing, grants, and loans
  • What businesses should be doing now to prevent the spread of COVID-19

• For Employees:

  • How to apply for unemployment benefits
  • Understand Disability and Paid Family Leave
  • How to get tax filing extensions
  • Search CalJOBS for current job openings

BUSINESS RESOURCE HOTLINE

If you would like to speak to a live person for advice, please call the Economic Development Collaborative’s Business Resource Hotline at (805) 409-9159. We are doing our best to make a live person immediately available.

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UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS FOR SELF-EMPLOYED, 1099 INDEPENDENT CONTRACTORS, AND GIG ECONOMY WORKERS

The California Employment Development Department (EDD) launched its Pandemic Unemployment Assistance program on April 28.  The program extends unemployment benefits to self-employed individuals, 1099 independent contractors, and gig economy workers (such as Uber/Lyft drivers and DoorDash/GrubHub drivers).

CURRENT COVID-19 CASES IN MOORPARK AND VENTURA COUNTY

Every afternoon, the Ventura County Public Health Department posts updated figures for the number of COVID-19 cases in Moorpark and across Ventura County at www.vcemergency.com.

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CITY SERVICES IMPACTED BY COVID-19

For a full list of City services and how to access them, please visit this website.