COVID-19

Upcoming Events

We are monitoring the news and information being shared from our county, state and federal government regarding COVID-19 and have created this page to keep you informed about resources available in your place of business and your employment status. We cannot emphasize enough to prepare, not panic and use the information below to help guide you throughout this time.

We encourage you to check this page for updates. We will be providing additional resources to help you make connections and continue business through this challenging time.

If you have a specific need or question, send us your request using the form at the end of this page.


Paycheck Protection Program loans

 
08/14/2020 11:55 AM
Did you know that Paycheck Protection Program loans will be fully forgiven if the funds are used for payroll costs, interest on mortgages, rent, and utilities? The loan forgiveness form and instructions include several measures to reduce compliance burdens and simplify the process for borrowers.
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Beware of Malicious COVID-19 Phishing Scams

 
08/14/2020 11:52 AM
In the wake of emergency assistance available to help small businesses in response to the Coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19), the SBA is urging disaster loan applicants seeking federal aid to be alert to phishing campaigns and scams. These malicious actors are impersonating the SBA and its Office of Disaster Assistance to collect personally identifiable information (PII) for fraudulent purposes.
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CRISP COUNTS & SO DO YOU!!!

 
08/06/2020 12:17 PM

Disposing of your used PPE properly

Cordele, GA
08/01/2020 10:15 PM
It’s easy to keep our communities safety disposing of your used PPE (personal protective equipment) properly. Place your gloves, masks, and disposable wipes in the trash, and consider switching to reusable options if possible.... Read more

2020 Election Information

Cordele, GA
08/01/2020 10:21 AM
Election Notice:
The precinct location known as Listonia Precinct will have a new location beginning November 3,2020.
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The polling place was located on Dockweiler Rd. in the Tremont Community Center will now be located at Penia Baptist Church. 3738 Old Penia Rd. Cordele, Ga 31015... Read more

SBA’s Payroll Protection Program (PPP) Saves Thousands of Jobs

 
07/30/2020 07:34 AM
Ashley D. Bell

Region IV Administrator, U.S. Small Business Administration & Entrepreneurship Policy Advisor for the White House Opportunity & Revitalization Council... Read more

Starting in August, census takers will be visiting homes that haven't yet responded to the 2020 Census.

 
07/29/2020 06:11 AM
Crisp County Self-Response 47.6%
Arabi 36.9%
Cordele 50%

WE NEED YOUR HELP!!!
PLEASE FILL YOUR CENSUS FORM (PAPER OR ON LINE) AND ENCOURAGE YOUR FAMILY, FRIENDS AND CO-WORKERS! It is IMPERATIVE that our community have a good CENSUS count...this means that EVERYONE is counted!!!!

If you know of individuals that don't see the importance of this...please make them aware why it's so important. Please call the Chamber 273-1668 if we can assist you with information to share with your employees, etc.

Our community receives funds from the Federal Government based on the CENSUS COUNT...make sure that YOU ARE COUNTED!!!!... Read more

OneBlood Blood Drive

Cordele, GA
07/23/2020 09:58 AM
Join us at Crisp Regional on Thursday, July 23rd from 10:00-5:00 in the front parking lot at CRH for the OneBlood blood drive!... Read more

Preparing for Hurricanes During the COVID-19 Pandemic

 
06/18/2020 10:24 AM
Planning for hurricane season and other potential disasters can be stressful, and because the 2020 hurricane season comes during the COVID-19 pandemic, it may be especially so.

Public health and emergency response professionals have advice to help you safely prepare, evacuate, and shelter for severe storms while protecting yourself and others from COVID-19. Here are some tips to help you and your family stay safe during hurricane season this year.... Read more

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