Given the high volume of inquiries Montgomery County is receiving right now and because there are new questions everyday with the COVID-19 situation and its impact on businesses and our workforce, here is information that is helpful to answer a variety of questions and concerns –
For information on the overall impact of COVID-19 on Montgomery County and a wide array of information and guidance for residents, please visit - www.montco.pa.org/COVID-19
For general guidance and recommendations for businesses in Montgomery County, please visit - https://data-montcopa.opendata.arcgis.com/pages/covid-19-business
For information on the growing list of U.S. Small Business Administration Resources for businesses impacted by COVID-19, visit - https://www.sba.gov/page/coronavirus-covid-19-small-business-guidance-loan-resources
For information and guidance from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania for businesses impacted by COVID-19, visit - https://dced.pa.gov/resources/
Businesses interested in the PIDA-CWCA program should visit https://www.montcopa.org/3507/COVID-19-Working-Capital-Access-Program for program information and instructions on how to apply. Completed applications will be considered on a first come, first served basis so it is critical applicants read the guidelines thoroughly before submitting an application.
For information on workforce issues related to COVID-19, including unemployment compensation and changes to federal FMLA rules, visit - https://www.uc.pa.gov/COVID-19/Pages/default.aspx and - https://www.dol.gov/agencies/whd/fmla/pandemic
For information on the PA Careerlink ® Montgomery County, please visit - https://www.montcopa.org/2114/PA-CareerLink-Montgomery-County
For businesses seeking a waiver/exemption to Governor Wolf’s order for the closure of all non-life sustaining businesses, visit - https://expressforms.pa.gov/apps/pa/DCED/Waiver-process-keeping-physical-locations-open
For businesses interested in the Commonwealth’s Critical Medical Supplies Procurement Portal, visit - https://spportal.dot.pa.gov/ppeinventory/Pages/default.aspx
For businesses interested in the SEPA COVID-19 Critical Medical Supplies Portal, please reach out to DVIRC (www.dvirc.org).