Three Things to Know: May 21, 2020
1. Adventist Health Sonora has generously made available reusable cloth masks for the County of Tuolumne Innovation and Business Assistance Department to help disburse to Tuolumne County Businesses. Please fill out the following form. Distribution will continue until stock is depleted.
Questions in regards to business attempts to purchase Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) will not affect mask allocation and serves the purpose of County Emergency Services Planning.
Mask allocation to a business will be based on employment.
Businesses may choose to require masks for their employees and some state guidance requires masks, to find out your industry specific guidance click HERE
Mask Specifics: Jersey Daily Face Cover - 52% Airlume combed and ring-spun cotton, 48% polyester, 4.2oz
The link to fill out the Business Mask Assistance Request can be found HERE
2. Unemployment Insurance has become a topic of concern among Tuolumne County Businesses as the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance added $600 per month to individual payments until July 2020.
Based on the California Employment Development Department (EDD) website, if you ask an employee to return to work but the employee refuses, you can provide the EDD with this information and they will use the information in determining whether your employee can continue to receive UI benefits.
A COVID-19 related FAQ for Unemployment can be found HERE
3. If your business needs financial assistance the Paycheck Protection Program continues to fund applications and local banks still have capacity to accept your loan needs. To find a list up-to-date as of May 21, 2020, please click HERE