This blog contains information related to Coronavirus resources in Mesa, Arizona and the larger United States focused specifically on the month of February 2021.
City of Mesa, Open Air:
The Mesa Open Air program is designed to temporarily allow businesses the ability to expand their services to outdoor areas normally used for other purposes while keeping the outdoor space’s safety features intact. Establishments can provide greater social distancing, reduce indoor gathering, and help limit the spread of COVID-19. The request for approval will be processed in just a few short days.
View the application now
Financing Programs for SBA 504 Loans:
The 2021 Consolidated Appropriations Act includes a new refinancing program for SBA 504 loans, which are long-term, fixed-rate loans of up to $5 million for major fixed assets that promote business growth and job creation.
Contact Gateway Bank for more information
PPP Updates and FAQ:
Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loans FAQ (sba.gov)
Last Call for PPP from Gateway Bank - Visit them now to apply
Landings Credit Union is still processing PPP requests - Visit them now to apply
Shuttered Venue Operators Grants:
Shuttered Venue Operators Grants - FAQ (sba.gov)
COVID-19 Vaccine Guidance:
As part of its Reopening Business Digital Resources Center, the U.S. Chamber has added a new component—titled Vaccine Guidance and Resources—to provide you and your members with the latest updates and information regarding COVID-19 vaccine development, prioritization, and distribution.
Please click here to view the new Vaccine Guidance and Resources component, which includes the following items:
- COVID-19 Vaccine Guide and FAQs: A primer on vaccine allocation, prioritization, and timelines from the U.S. Chamber.
- GIPC's Discover and Deliver Map: An interactive map to see what kind of COVID-19 research is going on in your community.
- Tracker on Phased Allocation of COVID-19 Vaccines from the National Governors Association (NGA): A tracker providing information on state and territorial plans for phased allocation of COVID-19 vaccines.
- Vaccine Finder: An online portal to help get communities get connected to vaccine providers once COVID-19 vaccination is widely available to the public
Click here for additional vaccine guidance and resources.