COVID-19

COVID-19 UPDATES AND RESOURCES

Vroooom will continue to update this page with information and updates as and when it changes.

CDC plans sweeping COVID-19 antibody study in 25 metropolitan areas
https://www.emergencyemail.org/newsemergency/anmviewer.asp?a=21929&z=1
Letter from the Mayor
COVID-19

Help wanted amid coronavirus pandemic: These stores are hiring
https://apple.news/AeCFyOTOMTKWjS5MenJ_n2w

US Bartender’s Guild National Charity Foundation – Grants for bartenders
https://www.usbgfoundation.org/covid-19-response

Children of Restaurant Employees – grants for service industry families with children
https://coregives.org/

Golden Rule Charity – Grants for restaurant/hospitality workers
https://www.goldenrulecharity.org/grant-application

Hook Hall – Meals and Care Kits for industry workers in DMV
https://www.hookhall.com/helps

National Restaurant Association Coronavirus Information and Resources
https://www.restaurant.org/covid19

Virginia Common Help – resources including low-cost health coverage for VA residents
https://commonhelp.virginia.gov/

A note to all local small business owners on federal grant funding during CO-VID19
https://www.reddit.com/r/smallbusiness/comments/fk5pj1/a_note_to_all_local_small_business_owners_on/

US Small Business Administration Guidance & Loan Resources
https://www.sba.gov/page/coronavirus-covid-19-small-business-guidance-loan-resources
(Currently only available for DC and contiguous counties of Alexandria City, Arlington, Fairfax)

Article: CORONAVIRUS NATIONAL EMERGENCY DECLARATION PERMITS EMPLOYERS TO OFFER TAX-FAVORED FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE TO EMPLOYEES
https://www.mwe.com/insights/coronavirus-national-emergency-declaration-permits-employers-to-offer-tax-favored-financial-assistance-to-employees/

Press Release: U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR ANNOUNCES NEW GUIDANCE ON UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE FLEXIBILITIES DURING COVID-19 OUTBREAK
https://www.dol.gov/newsroom/releases/eta/eta20200312-0

U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s 8 Tips for Small Businesses During COVID-19 Pandemic
https://www.uschamber.com/co/start/strategy/business-owner-tips-coronavirus-pandemic

Dining Bonds Initiative
https://supportrestaurants.org/