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Here we go again

With the surge in Delta Variant spread, driven by unvaccinated populations and now appearing as “breakthrough” cases among vaccinated individuals, Oregon now requires masks for all individuals inside public indoor spaces and gathering in groups out-of-doors.

Read the Lincoln County Commissioners’ Aug. 4 statement, here

Here’s a public health report from Florence Pourtal (dated 7.28.21) offering additional detail.

Assistance for Loggers & Haulers

Here’s a news story about one of the latest relief programs, part of USDA’s Pandemic Assistance for Producers.

Disaster Recovery Guide

Now is always the time to think about preparedness, for whatever might come next. A good starting place is to download our free Disaster Recovery Guide. Even better? Schedule a meeting with an OCCC SBDC Business Advisor to talk over your plans in person.

Restaurant Revitalization Fund Updates

Has YOUR restaurant been funded? Let us know!

Email us. 

Echo Mtn. Arts Fund Round 2

If you or someone you know is an artist whose income was impacted by the Echo Mountain Fires last summer, check out the second round of this relief fund, overseen by the Lincoln City Cultural Center.

PPP2 Expended

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has stopped accepting new Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) applications from most lenders almost a full month before the $292 billion program’s application deadline.

The SBA informed lenders Tuesday afternoon that the PPP general fund was out of money and that the only remaining funds available for new applications are $8 billion set aside for community financial institutions (CFIs), which typically work with businesses in underserved communities. The agency also has set aside $6 billion for PPP applications still in review status or needing more information due to error codes.

Commercial Rent Relief

Business Oregon Commercial Rent Relief Program reopened April 22, 2021

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Click to register for FREE periodic emails from the Oregon Coast Small Business Development Center

Online Workshops

This Spring, the SBDC will continue responding to the COVID-19 outbreak with a series of classes and workshops, delivered direct to your home or office via live videoconference. Some are even being delivered live, in-person, with robust social-distancing protocols in place. [Masks, as you will expect, are required.]  The lineup may be updated throughout Spring and Summer ’21. Check out the lineup, here. 

Free Advising

Every business in Lincoln County is sure to feel the effects of the pandemic in one way or the other. No business should feel they have to ‘go it alone.’ Your SBDC, and its army of partners and affiliate agencies and individuals, are here to help.

Click to register now for free, confidential, one-on-one business advising – delivered soon, and via live video or teleconference, from our offices here in Lincoln County

The resources on this page will continue to change. This is a fluid and unpredictable situation. If you don’t find what you’re looking for, contact us via email or call 541-994-4166.

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