Covid-19 Resources

Attention Guilford Businesses and Non-Profits:

Our PPE starter kits are ready to go! They contain hand sanitizer, masks, gloves, a spray bottle of disinfectant that can be used on hands as a sanitizer or as a sanitizer for solid and soft surfaces, a floor sticker to encourage social distancing and a door sign encouraging the same. Need more of something? Just ask and we will toss them in for you. Kits can be picked up during town office business hours. Need something else that’s not in the kit? Please email info@townofguilford.com and we can explore your needs with you.  This is all made possible by the Keep Maine Healthy Grant. 

FREE Training Resources:

COVID-19 RESTAURANT READINESS COURSE

COVID-19 LODGING READINESS COURSE

MENTAL HEALTH AND STRESS MANAGEMENT TRAINING

Best Practices for Take-Out, Curbside, Delivery

What if COVID-19 strikes my employees or guests

COVID-19 De-Escalation Training

Seeking Forgiveness: Planning for your PPP Forgiveness Application

For information on reopening your business please follow these checklists and guidance:

Helpful Links from DECD:

Maine DECD Announces Phase two of the Maine Economic Recovery Grant Program:
The Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) has launched Phase Two of the Maine Economic Recovery Grant Program and is accepting applications through October 23. Phase Two of the program expands grant eligibility to include larger businesses and non-profit organizations with up to 250 employees and contract employees. Grants will be distributed based on a business’s/organization’s demonstrated losses as a pro-rated percentage of the total losses reported by qualified applicants. Visit the DECD website for more information.

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For the latest news and information from the Maine Department of Labor:

 

 

 

For the most current information from the U.S. Department of Labor:

 

 

 

For the most current information from CDC.gov:

 

 

 

 

For the most current information from SBA:

 

 

SBA and Treasury Announce Simpler PPP Forgiveness for Loans of $50,000 or Less- October 9, 2020

WASHINGTON-The U.S. Small Business Administration, in consultation with the Treasury Department, today released a simpler loan forgiveness application for  Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans of $50,000 or less. This action streamlines the PPP forgiveness process to provide financial and administrative relief to America’s smallest businesses while also ensuring sound stewardship of taxpayer dollars.  CLICK HERE TO CONTINUE