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COVID-19 UPDATES

We have pulled together resources to keep you updated and informed on what is going on with the COVID-19. We will keep this page up to date with information as it is released.

September 16, 2020 Chamber/City Weekly Check-In Call — Washington County Assistant Director of Health and Human Services Mjere Simantel

Lowe’s Giving $55 million in Grants to Small Businesses

August 26, 2020 Chamber/City Weekly Check-In Call — City of Sherwood Grant Programs

Washington County Grant Program for Child Care Providers

New City of Sherwood Grant Programs

August 19, 2020 Chamber/City Weekly Check-In Call — Washington County Commissioner Roy Rogers

August 12, 2020 Chamber/City Weekly Check-In Call — “Open Mic” Session

August 5, 2020 Chamber/City Weekly Check-In Call —  Opening Hampton Inn During a Pandemic

July 29, 2020 Chamber/City Weekly Check-In Call 

Business Recovery Center Seeks B2B Service Provider Partners to Help Other Businesses Survive the Pandemic

The Business Recovery Center (BRC) which serves Durham, Sherwood, Tigard, Tualatin, and Wilsonville is currently accepting proposals for consultative services (e.g. accounting, legal, web development, social media, human resources, etc.).  Successful proposals may be called on to assist BRC clients that are fighting to survive and grow during the pandemic.

Proposal Guidelines and Application

State of Oregon COVID-19 Emergency Business Assistance Grant Program

July 22, 2020 Chamber/City Weekly Check-In Call — Sherwood Police Department

Washington County Digital Toolkit to Prevent Workplace Outbreak of COVID-19

English
Spanish

Oregon OSHA and COVID-19 Guidelines for Businesses

General Information
Business/Employer Enforcement of the “Statewide Mask, Face Shield, Face Covering Guidance”

Oregon OSHA Stakeholder Meetings on Proposed Infectious Disease Standard Rules

Wednesday, July 22, from 1:00 – 2:30pm: General Retail Workplace.   Register in advance for this meeting.
Thursday, July 23, from 1:00 – 2:30pm: General Office.  Register in advance for this meeting.
Tuesday, July 28, from 8:00 – 9:30am: Food & Beverage.  Register in advance for this meeting.
Tuesday, July 28, from 10:30am – 12:00pm: Lodging.  Register in advance for this meeting.

Although each stakeholder discussion will explore issues of concern to the particular industries or activities reflected by the participants, the following general questions will help Oregon OSHA craft a draft temporary rule addressing the COVID-19 emergency for further review by the public and stakeholders.

Question 1: Are there requirements imposed by current OHA guidance that seem excessive or unnecessary?
Question 2: Are there issues in your industry or workplace that are not adequately addressed by existing requirements?
Question 3: Are there apparent contradictions or inconsistencies in requirements that do not make sense to you?
Question 4: If a rule is adopted, what are the two or three things that you think are most important for the rule to address?
Question 5: What are the two or three areas where you think employers most need help to keep their workers safe?

July 15, 2020 Chamber/City Weekly Check-In Call — Business Recovery Centers

Recording of Business Recovery Centers Call

July 8, 2020 Chamber/City Weekly Check-In Call — PPP Loan Forgiveness

Recording of PPP Loan Forgiveness Presentation
US Chamber Slidedeck

PCC SBDC Resources

Guide to Reopen, Recovery & Resilience as Business Resumes (English)
Guía para Reabrir, Recuperación, y Resiliencia al Retomar Operaciones (Spanish)
COVID-19 Disaster Assistance Funding

June 17, 2020 Chamber/City Weekly Check-In Call — Cyber Security

Recording of Cyber Thievery in a Virtual World — Are you safe?

PPP Forgiveness Guide

US Chamber of Commerce PPP Forgiveness Guide
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants Guide

Washington County EOC Update June 5th

OSHA Coronavirus Consultation Services
Workplace and Business Safety Tips
PowerPoint Slides from Call

Phase One Reopening FAQ’s

Washington County
Restaurant
Personal Services
Shopping Malls and Retail

Chamber Advocacy

May 22, 2020 Letter to Governor Brown
May 1, 2020 Plea to Elected Officials and Lawmakers

May 20 Sherwood Check-In Call Presentation

Reopen Ready Presentations:

How to Receive Forgiveness of Paycheck Protection Program Loan

SBA Forgiveness Application
US Chamber of Commerce Forgiveness Guide

Available Resources for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE):

MULTIPLE TYPES OF PPE

Business Oregon Supply Connector — Connecting businesses up and down the supply chain from raw materials, manufacturing needs, packaging, distribution, etc.
HALO Branded Solutions — Masks, gowns, microbial pens, sanitizer towelettes.  Marianne Montgomery  503.624.7147
DandyLines, LLC — Sanitizer, masks, gloves, headwraps, etc. Cheryl Weedman (971) 570-5420  cheryl@dandylinesllc.com
Multi-Craft Plastics — Face shields, sneeze guards, partitions.  Kevin Lachnmeier 503-352-0970 kevin@Multicraftplastics.com
Looptworks — Gowns, masks.  (use mask order form for gown inquiry) Scott Hamlin 503-830-1546  scott@looptworks.com

MASKS
Adams Screenprint/HoopSwagg — Ryan Ishihara  rishihara@sherwood.k12.or.us
Portland Garment Factory — Britt Howard 503-257-2905  britt@portlandgarmentfactory.com
Blue Sky Filters — Michael Fogoros 503-867-7254  mfogoros@gmail.com
Prink Made — Garrett Staples 541-914-7018 garrett.staples@prinkmade.com
Hydra Research — Zachary Rose 503-849-4879 logistics@hydraresearch3d.com
Spooltown — Sara Tunstall  (503) 974-6246 sara@spooltown.com
Gentox Medical Services — Tom Lukovich 503.679.6789  tom@gentmedical.com

FACE SHIELDS
Miles Fiberglass — Lori Miles-Olund Lolund@milesfiberglass.com
Professional Plastics
D6 Inc. —  503.867.1430
Hydra Research — Zachary Rose 503-849-4879 logistics@hydraresearch3d.com
Laird Plastics — Bob Dalpe 503-233-4861 bdalpe@lairdplastics.com
Toast, Inc. — Matias Brecher 503-206-7398 sales@toastmade.com
Wavecel — Bill McAtee 503-839-0525 faceshield@wavecel.com

GOWNS
Exceed Enterprises — Gowns.  Scott Sander  971-998-0279 scotts@exceedpdx.com

HAND SANITIZER
New Deal Distillery — Hand sanitizer

Sector Guidelines to Reopen Oregon:

GUIDELINES THAT APPLY STATEWIDE IMMEDIATELY

GUIDELINES THAT APPLY STATEWIDE STARTING MAY 15TH

GUIDELINES THAT ONLY APPLY TO COUNTIES ENTERING PHASE I

OTHER RESOURCES

American Hotel Lodging Association Safe Stay Cleaning Standards

Global Association for the Attractions Industry — COVID-19 Reopening Guidance

Critical Infrastructure Operations Centers and Control Rooms (CISA) Cleaning Guide

CDC Cleaning and Disinfection Decision Tool

International Council of Shopping Centers Coronavirus Reopening Guidance

Building Owners and Managers Association International Getting Back to Work and Preparing Buildings for Re-Entry Guide

CDC Reopening America Guidance

Safely Returning to Work with OSHA Officials (April 29, 2020)

INC. and US Chamber of Commerce Updates on PPP and EIDL (April 24, 2020)

Google Ad Credits

Washington County Business Recovery

Sherwood Chamber and City of Sherwood COVID-19 Business Resources Presentation

Helpful links about the CARES Act Payment Protection Program (PPP)

Senator Jeff Merkley

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

State of Oregon Governor Kate Brown Updates:

Washington County Updates

City of Sherwood

 

Small Business Administration Small Business Guidance & Loan Resources

Worksystems Workforce Resources

Oregon Employment Department

Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries

Oregon Liquor Control Commission

Oregon Department of Revenue

Attorney General Scam Alerts

Oregon Health Authority

U.S. Department of Labor

How to Donate Surplus PPE

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