Business and Workforce Resources

Before you reopen your building - FRESHEN YOUR WATER SYSTEM

The American Water Works Association has posted guidance on flushing water systems of buildings that have sat dormant for weeks on end. Read their advice here.

CDC Guide to Reopening Buildings

The Centers for Disease Control has full guidelines for building owners opening up their facilities after an extended closure. Read the guidelines here.

Small business resources from the San Marcos Area Chamber of Commerce: https://sanmarcostexas.com/covid-19-resources-for-employers-and-employees/

Governor Greg Abbott announced that Goldman Sachs and the LiftFund, along with other community development financial institutions (CDFIs), are partnering to provide $50 million in loans to small businesses in Texas that have been affected by COVID-19: https://gov.texas.gov/news/post/governor-abbott-goldman-sachs-liftfund-announce-50-million-in-loans-for-texas-small-businesses  

Information for businesses affected by the COVID-19 virus and prevention measures can be found a the following websites:

Small Business Administration: https://www.sba.gov/

Information on Small Business Emergency Loans:

The U.S. Department of Labor has posted guidance for workplaces on keeping their employees and customers safe from COVID-19: https://www.dol.gov/newsroom/releases/osha/osha20200309 

Greater San Marcos Partnership: www.greatersanmarcostx.com/virus

Verification Letter Templates for Essential Trades