The City of Antioch understands that the COVID-19 shelter-in-place order instituted by Contra Costa County in collaboration with five other Bay Area counties and the City of Berkeley may present financial challenges for local businesses and out of work families. To help mitigate these challenges and help you stay as informed as possible, the City has highlighted a variety of resources that you can pursue during this difficult time.
Contra Costa County latest updates-
For the latest updates and answers to Frequently Asked Questions
For the latest updates from the State of CA
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC-
For the latest updates from the CDC
Food Distribution Map for Contra Costa County
Easily find food bank, school meal, and senior center food distribution sites
Resources and Guidance for Employers and Workers
California Labor & Workforce Development Agency (LWDA)
The Labor & Workforce Development Agency (LWDA) wants to keep workers, employers, co-workers, and families safe. What employees are entitled to may be confusing. This site is trying to make it easier and spread awareness through a centralized source of info. Use the guidance on this site to determine what is best for you, your family, and your workplace.
Federal Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program
U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)
The SBA is offering low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital to small businesses suffering substantial economic injury as a result of COVID-19. The program offers an interest rate of 3.75 percent for small businesses and 2.75 percent for non-profit organizations, with long-term repayments up to a maximum of 30 years. The deadline for the Economic Injury Disaster Loan is December 16, 2020.
Businesses can apply on the SBA Disaster Loan Assistance website (http://disasterloan.sba.gov/ela) For application assistance, call SBA’s Customer Service Center at (800) 659-2955 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Individuals who are deaf or hard-of-hearing may dial (800) 877-8339.
Public Works Department COVID-19 Information
CPUC (California Public Utilities Commission)
Read about the actions the CPUC is taking to ensure utilities are supporting communities during these challenging times. Great resource for families.