While new information is broadcasted throughout the day, here are a few items you may be interested in.  Thank you to our members for forwarding this information.

Sonoma Economic Development Board – In partnership with the County of Sonoma and the Department of Health Services, the EDB has compiled a Business Resource Guide including a list of local, state, and government resources for businesses and employees affected by the emerging situation.

Are you on the Business is Open list? – The Press Democrat (and all Sonoma Media Investments [SMI] publications) wants to inform the public about the status of local businesses – who is operating and in what capacity.  Inclusion is free and easy. Just answer the questions on this form and you’ll be included.

Small Business Administration (SBA) – The SBA has programs for Disaster Loan Assistance.  Visit their website for the latest information and how it may help your business.

Sonoma County Bilingual Business Owner Hotline – Various County resources can be reached at (707) 565-4667, or by visiting this facebook page.

Entrepreneur Resources from Hello Alice – Alliance member Alice has developed a Covid-19 Business Resource Center, loaded with information and best practices for your business.

Beacon Economics – Beacon Economics (Chris Thornburg’s firm) has released their quarterly economic report which covers some of the initial affects of the Corona Virus.

Sonoma-Marin Town Hall with Senator McGuire – Wednesday evening (3/25) at 6:30pm, there will be a virtual Town Hall meeting with Senator McGuire and the leadership of Sonoma and Marin Counties.  To participate, dial 844-767-5679, enter code 204015 and follow the prompts.  Questions before or during the Town Hall can be sent to