Wetumpka Area Chamber of Commerce Covid-19 Resources

LOCAL:

City of Wetumpka

The City of Wetumpka has set up a help line for residents who are medically compromised, voluntarily isolated or confined in their homes due to the coronavirus pandemic and are in need of medical supplies, food or other basic living needs. Residents may call 334-567-5147. The phone line is open 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

This is not an emergency or medical advice line.

Covid-19 (Coronavirus) Testing at Elmore Community Hospital

STATE:

Small Business Administration’s Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program
Governor Kay Ivey announced that small businesses across Alabama negatively impacted by the coronavirus pandemic are eligible for assistance under the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) program. The program will help qualified businesses and non-profit organizations recover from economic losses tied to the abrupt downturn triggered by the COVID-19 disease.

Alabama Department of Health
For more information about COV1D-19 and how it is currently impacting the state of Alabama

Alabama Department of Labor
Secretary Fitzgerald Washington announced that Alabama workers who are not able to work due to COVID-19 will be eligible to file for unemployment benefits.

Alabama Department of Revenue
Effective immediately, the Department of Revenue is extending relief to small retail businesses that are unable to timely pay their February, March, and April sales tax liabilities.


FEDERAL:

Center for Disease Control
The most up-to-date information on the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and how to protect yourself and your loved ones. Scroll to the bottom of the home page to enter your email address to receive updates about COVID-19.

World Health Organization
WHO works worldwide to promote health, keep the world safe, and serve the vulnerable.

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation – Corporate Aid Tracker
When disasters strike, businesses mobilize their expertise, capabilities, and community resources to assist with the relief and recovery efforts. Use this site to see what companies are doing to assist with the needs of businesses and communities in responding to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

FEMA – Coronavirus Rumor Control
The purpose of this FEMA page is to help the public distinguish between rumors and facts regarding the response to coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Rumors can easily circulate within communities during a crisis. Do your part to the stop the spread of disinformation by doing 3 easy things; don’t believe the rumors, don’t pass them along and go to trusted sources of information to get the facts about the federal (COVID-19) response.

Families First Coronavirus Response Act


TOP 5 NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS:

As of March 21st, All 67 Counties in Alabama Are Now Eligible to Apply for the SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program

Treasury, IRS and Labor Announce Plan to Implement Coronavirus-Related Paid Leave for Workers and Tax Credits for Small and Midsize Businesses

Alabama to Waive Employer Charges for COVID-19 Related Claims

Alabama’s Largest Bank Offers Loan Deferrals

Governor Ivey Issues Statement on Statewide Public Health Order


RESOURCE – REMOTE WORKING TOOLS:

Articles

All-Inclusive
Google Suite/Hangouts – $6-25/per user*
Services Provided: Video Conferencing | Audio/Phone | Instant Messaging | Information Storage/Sharing | Project Management | Security/Encryption
*In response to COVID-19 through July 1: free access to our advanced Hangouts Meet video-conferencing capabilities to all G Suite and G Suite for Education customers globally including larger meetings, for up to 250 participants per call, live streaming for up to 100,000 viewers within a domain, and the ability to record meetings and save them to Google Drive

Office 365/Teams – $0-12.50/per user*
Services Provided: Video Conferencing | Instant Messaging | Information Storage/Sharing | Project Management | Security/Encryption
*In response to COVID-19: Beginning March 10, Microsoft is rolling out updates to the free version of Teams that will lift restrictions on user limits.

Communication
Zoom – $0-19.99*
Services Provided: Video Conferencing | Web Conferencing/Webinar | Security/Encryption
In response to COVID-19: free for educators to move toward virtual learning

Zoom Phone – $14.99
Services Provided: Audio/Phone | Security/Encryption

Slack – $0-12.50
Services Provided: Video Conferencing | Instant Messaging | Information Storage/Sharing | Security/Encryption

Loom – $0-5/per user*
Services Provided: Video Conferencing | Web Conferencing/Webinar |Instant Messaging
*In response to COVID-19 through July 1: free for educators, recording limit removed on the free plan, free trial extended to 30 days, Loom Pro price adjusted to $5/month

Ring Central – $24.99-49.99 per user*
Services Provided: Video Conferencing | Web Conferencing/Webinar | Audio/Phone | Instant Messaging
*In response to COVID-19: Three months free RingCentral Office for K12 educators, health providers and non-profits

GoToMeeting – $12-16/per user*
Services Provided: Video Conferencing | Web Conferencing/Webinar | Audio/Phone | Instant Messaging
*In response to COVID-19: some organizations may be eligible for access to free emergency remote work toolkit. Can register here.

Information Services
Dropbox Business – $12.50-20/per user*
Services Provided: Information Storage/Sharing | Security/Encryption
*In response to COVID-19: Free Dropbox Business subscriptions for a three-month period to nonprofits and NGOs that are focused on fighting COVID-19

Genius Scan – $0
Services Provided: Information Storage/Sharing
Phone app for scanning/sending documents

Tiny Scanner – $0
Services Provided: Information Storage/Sharing
Phone app for scanning/sending documents

Project Management
Trello – $0-20.83/per user
Services Provided: Information Storage/Sharing | Project Management | Security/Encryption

Asana Project Management – $0-24.99/per user
Services Provided: Information Storage/Sharing | Project Management