NOTICES:

CITY OF SAN ANTONIO

City of San Antonio – Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)The City of San Antonio and Bexar County have a webpage for small businesses impacted by COVID-19 called NOVEL CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) and located at web address:

https://www.sanantonio.gov/Health/News/Alerts/CoronaVirus#281783833-businesses-

Bexar County Small Business & Entrepreneurship Department – COVID-19

 

NOTE:  At the City’s NOVEL CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) business can learn about the latest developments including 1) Financial Aid; 2) Employment; and 3) special information for the restaurant industry.

 

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FOR COVID-19

Federal Government Disaster Financial Business Assistance happening through the U.S. Small Business Administration which can be accessed:  https://disasterloan.sba.gov/ela/

City and County efforts can be learned more with LiftFund at:https://www.liftfund.com/loans/

 

EMPLOYMENT

Contact: Texas Workforce Commission at https://twc.texas.gov/jobseekers/unemployment-benefits-services

Contact: Workforce Solutions Alamo at https://www.workforcesolutionsalamo.org/

For Shared Work Program, also contact the Texas Workforce Commission at https://twc.texas.gov/businesses/shared-work

 

RESTAURANTS

The City has noted several disaster relief initiatives for food and beverage industry including (these can also be located at the City’s NOVEL CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) webpage):

Culinary Restaurants Week to Go

Culinaria Emergency Relief Fund

San Antonio Tip Jar

Bartender Emergency Assistance Program

Dining Bonds Initiative

 

Visit San Antonio has an alternative dining program that can be reached at: https://www.visitsanantonio.com/category/dining/alternative-options/

 

STATE OF TEXAS

https://gov.texas.gov/coronavirus

The Office of the Governor has compiled a comprehensive list of resources and important Covid-19 updates. You can also sign up to receive email updates for business.

Texas Economic Development – COVID-19 Business Resources

Texas Workforce Commission – COVID-19 Employer Resources

Texas Department of Insurance – COVID-19 Resources

The Texas Department of Insurance has created a page to guide and update the industry on Covid-19 related matters. https://www.tdi.texas.gov/news/2020/coronavirus-updates.html

 

The Texas Department of Agriculture has created a website to give the public Covid-19 updates on school meals, rural hospitals, licensing andmore. https://www.texasagriculture.gov/NewsEvents/COVID19CoronavirusResponsePag e.aspx

 

U.S. GOVERNMENT

Small Business Administration – Small Business Guidance & Loan Resources

Ready.gov – Business Continuity Plan

 

LOCAL GOVERNMENT SUPPORT AND RESOURCE ORGANIZATIONS

GOVERNMENT

City of San Antonio Economic Development Department
(210) 207-8080

https://www.sanantonio.gov/edd

https://www.facebook.com/CoSAEDD/

The EDD Department helps small businesses with:

  • SMALL BUSINESS ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ADVOCACY PROGRAM (SBEDA) The SBEDA program promotes the utilization of small, minority, and woman-owned business enterprises (S/M/WBEs) in all areas of City contracting.
  • INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS – The International Business Development Division is ready to assist local companies to expand into foreign markets.
  • SMALL BUSINESS OFFICE – The Small Business Liaison will guide you through the licensing, permitting, and regulatory process, and provide you with all the information that will make it easy to open a particular business in the City of San Antonio.
  • PROCUREMENT TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE CENTER – PTAC is part of a congressionally authorized initiative to assist local businesses that are seeking to market their goods and/or services to federal, state, and local governments.
  • NEIGHBORHOOD COMMERCIAL REVITALIZATION – Provides small business assistance and planning assistance to select inner-city corridors.

 

Bexar County Small Business and Entrepreneurship Department

(210) 335-2478

https://www.bexar.org/129/Small-Business-Entrepreneurship-Dept

https://www.facebook.com/bexarcountysmwbe/

 

San Antonio Metropolitan Health District (Business Guidance)

(210)207-8876

https://www.sanantonio.gov/HEALTH

 

SAN ANTONIO AREA AGENCIES

San Antonio Economic Development Foundation

Comprehensive economic research and development for San Antonio and Bexar County.

(210) 226-1394

http://www.sanantonioedf.com/

http://sarealandready.com/

https://www.facebook.com/SanAntonioEDF/

 

LiftFund

Small Business Loans & Business Support, Technical Assistance

(888) 215-2373

https://www.liftfund.com/

https://www.facebook.com/LiftFundUS

 

LaunchSA

Start-up consultation and education for entrepreneurs and start-up businesses.

(210) 598-6623

https://launchsa.org/

https://launchsa.org/covid-19-resources-for-entrepreneurs/

 

Westside Development Corporation

Small business technical assistance, loans and grants for business located in the inner Westside.

(210) 501-1092

https://westsidedevcorp.com

https://www.facebook.com/WestsideDevCorp/

 

San Antonio Growth for the Eastside

Small business technical assistance, loans and grants for business located in the inner Eastside of San Antonio.
(210) 248-9178

www.sagesa.org

https://www.facebook.com/SAGESanAntonio/

 

Southside First

Small business technical assistance, small businesses advocacy in the Southside of San Antonio.

(210) 533-1600

https://www.southsidefirst.org/

https://www.facebook.com/SouthsideFirst/

 

Maestro Center

Start-up consultation and education for entrepreneurs and start-up businesses.

(210) 952-6672

https://maestrocenter.org/

https://www.facebook.com/maestrocentersa/

 

San Antonio SCORE

San Antonio SCORE serves as a unique resource within the local business community by providing efficient and effective delivery of pro bono, mentoring and guidance to prospective and existing small businesses.

(210) 403-5931

https://sanantonio.score.org/

https://www.facebook.com/SCORESanAntonio/

 

Local Initiatives Services Corporation

LISC San Antonio works with local government, community development corporations and other nonprofits to revitalize neighborhoods and catalyze opportunity

(210) 904-0064

https://www.lisc.org/san-antonio/

https://www.facebook.com/LISCSA/

 

National Association of Latino Community Asset Builders

NALCAB is a national organization that strengthens the economy by advancing economic mobility in Latino families by serving non-profit organizations across the country.

                (210) 227-1010

                https://nalcab.org/

                https://www.facebook.com/NALCAB/

 

 CENTRO

 (210) 225-3862

https://centrosanantonio.org/

https://www.facebook.com/centroplacemakers/

 

United Way

2-1-1

https://www.unitedwaysatx.org/

https://www.facebook.com/UnitedWaySATX/

 

Salvation Army

(210) 352-2000

http://www.salvationarmysanantonio.org/

https://www.facebook.com/SalvationArmySATX/

https://twitter.com/salarmysatx

 

Goodwill

(210) 924-8581

https://www.goodwillsa.org/

https://www.facebook.com/GoodwillSanAntonio/

 

YMCA

(210) 246-9600

https://ymcasatx.org/

https://www.facebook.com/ymcasatx

 

 YWCA

(210) 433-9922

https://www.ywcasa.org/

https://www.facebook.com/YWCAofSanAntonio/

Family Services Association

(210) 299-2400

https://family-service.org/

https://www.facebook.com/FamilyServiceSA/

CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE

African American Chamber of Commerce

(210) 490-1624

https://www.africanamericanchambersa.org/

https://www.facebook.com/africanamericanchambersa/

Alamo Asian American Chamber of Commerce

(210) 798-2269

https://alamo-aacc.org/

https://www.facebook.com/AlamoAACC

Alamo City Black Chamber of Commerce

(210) 226-9055

www.alamocitychamber.org

https://www.facebook.com/AlamoCityBlackChamber/

Alamo Heights Chamber of Commerce

(210) 822-7027

www.alamoheightschamber.org

https://www.facebook.com/AlamoHeightsChamber/

Castle Hills Chamber of Commerce

(210) 342-2341

https://www.cityofcastlehills.com/2145/BUSINESS

https://www.facebook.com/CastleHillsCommunityOrganization/

Greater Boerne Chamber of Commerce

(830) 249-8000

www.boerne.org

https://www.facebook.com/boernechamber/

Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce

(830) 625-2385

www.nbcham.org

https://www.facebook.com/NBTXChamber/

Greater San Antonio Chinese Chamber of Commerce

(210) 653-7288

https://www.sachinese.org/

https://www.facebook.com/CSSA-Chinese-Society-of-San-Antonio-151391488205386/

North San Antonio Chamber of Commerce

(210) 344-4848

www.northsachamber.com

https://www.facebook.com/NorthSAChamber

Randolph Metrocom Chamber of Commerce

(210) 658-8322

http://local.townsquarepublications.com/texas/randolph/

https://www.facebook.com/metrocomchamber

San Antonio Chamber of Commerce

(210) 229-2100

www.sachamber.org

https://www.facebook.com/sachamber/

San Antonio LGBT Chamber of Commerce

(210) 504-9429

http://www.salgbtchamber.org/

https://www.facebook.com/salgbtchamber

San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

(210) 225-0462

www.sahcc.org

https://www.facebook.com/sanantonio.hispanicchamber/

San Antonio Women’s Chamber of Commerce

(210) 299-2636

www.sawomenschamber.org

https://www.facebook.com/TheSAWCC/

Seguin Area Chamber of Commerce

(830) 379-6382

https://www.seguinchamber.com/

https://www.facebook.com/SeguinChamber/

South San Antonio Chamber of Commerce

(210) 533-1600

www.southsachamber.org

https://www.facebook.com/SouthSAChamber/

West San Antonio Chamber of Commerce

(210) 299-5244

www.westsachamber.org

https://www.facebook.com/westsachamber/

U.S. GOVERNMENT AGENCIES (BUSINESS RELATED)

U.S. Government

Federal Grants: https://www.grants.gov/search-grants.html?agencyCode=SBA         

U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Small Business Guidance & Loan Resources

https://www.sba.gov/page/guidance-businesses-employers-plan-respond-coronavirus-disease-2019-covid-19?utm_source=CHCI+General&utm_campaign=94f168d78b-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2018_01_12_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_e7757f87d2-94f168d78b-&utm_source=CHCI+General&utm_campaign=94f168d78b-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2018_01_12_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_e7757f87d2-94f168d78b-26186925

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

How to manage stress and anxiety during COVID-19

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prepare/managing-stress-anxiety.html

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)

Protect yourself financially from the impact of coronavirus

https://www.consumerfinance.gov/about-us/blog/protect-yourself-financially-from-impact-of-coronavirus/?fbclid=IwAR1LlR9BKccHtoPd7mMygVqH6QuPdy0V9ocnnTiCz39FhgR13_thq9GGjK4&utm_source=CHCI+General&utm_campaign=94f168d78b-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2018_01_12_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_e7757f87d2-94f168d78b-26186925

U.S. Department of Labor

Career OneStop Unemployment Benefits Finder

https://www.careeronestop.org/LocalHelp/UnemploymentBenefits/find-unemployment-benefits.aspx?newsearch=true

U.S. Department of Labor

Family and Medical Leave Act Questions and Answers

https://www.dol.gov/agencies/whd/fmla/pandemic

FINANCIAL ORGANIZATIONS MICRO LENDERS (BUSINESS RELATED)

San Antonio

LiftFund (San Antonio)

https://www.liftfund.com/

PeopleFund (San Antonio)

https://peoplefund.org/

INTERNET

KIVA
Zero interest loans small business:
https://www.kiva.org/blog/support-local-businesses-during-the-coronavirus-pandemic

 

OpportunityFund

Business loans

https://www.opportunityfund.org/assistance-for-small-business-owners-affected-by-covid-19/


Main Street Initiative

Crowdfunding with $2000 zero interest loan

https://mainvest.com/main-street-initiative

Restaurant Workers Community Foundation Relief

Restaurant relief program in response to COVID-19

https://secure.restaurantworkerscf.org/np/clients/restaurantworkerscf/donation.jsp?forwardedFromSecureDomain=1&campaign=2&&test=true

WeFunder

Initiative to help small businesses impacted by the coronavirus secure loans through its platform on friendlier terms

https://wefunder.com/

Go Fund Me

The GoFundMe Small Business Relief Initiative is intended to support our local businesses facing financial loss.

https://www.gofundme.com/small-business-relief-fundraisers?business=&location=

CORPORATE GRANTS

Facebook

https://www.facebook.com/business/boost/grants?ref=alias

JP Morgan Chase

https://www.jpmorganchase.com/corporate/news/pr/jpmc-makes-50mm-philanthropic-investment-to-address-impacts-of-covid-19.htm

James Beard Foundation Relief Fund

https://airtable.com/shr4d9x0OwCFCkCLn

James Beard Foundation Donations

https://secure.donationpay.org/jamesbeard/

BUSINESS SOLUTIONS:

Small Business Majority

COVID-19: Daily updates for small businesses

https://smallbusinessmajority.org/covid-19-daily-updates-for-small-businesses

Kabbage

Gift cards for small businesses
https://www.kabbage.com/helpsmallbusiness

Adobe

Software design tools and webconferencing.

https://theblog.adobe.com/adobe-enables-distance-learning-globally-schools-impacted-covid-19/

Airtable

Online databases and spreadsheets

https://blog.airtable.com/airtables-support-for-covid-19-response-efforts/

Atlassian

Workflow and team-collaboration tools.

https://www.atlassian.com/blog/announcements/atlassian-cloud-remote-friendly-tools-free-small-teams

Avaya

Team collaboration and communication platform

https://www.avaya.com/blogs/archives/2020/03/avaya_spaces_cv/

BlackBerry

Connectivity for remote work.

https://blogs.blackberry.com/en/2020/03/a-letter-to-our-customers

BlueJeans

Videoconferencing service.

https://www.bluejeans.com/blog/bluejeans-statement-how-we-are-helping-customers-during-coronavirus-outbreak

Box

Cloud content collaboration and storage.

https://account.box.com/signup/business?tl=oWgBWV

Calendly

Scheduling software integration with videoconferencing services.

https://blog.calendly.com/meeting-integration-update/

Carto

Visualization and spatial-analysis software.

https://carto.com/blog/carto-free-for-fight-against-coronavirus/

Cisco

Videoconferencing service.

https://help.webex.com/en-us/n80v1rcb/Cisco-Webex-Available-Free-in-These-Countries-COVID-19-Response

DataRobot

Machine learning and data preparation.

https://www.datarobot.com/lp/covid-19-response-effort/

Dialpad

Cloud-based phone system and videoconferencing service.

https://www.dialpad.com/going-remote/

Dropbox

Cloud content collaboration and storage plus electronic agreements.

https://blog.dropbox.com/topics/company/how-dropbox-is-ensuring-business-continuity-through-unprecedente

Facebook

Team collaboration and communication platform.

https://www.facebook.com/workplace/blog/supporting-emergency-services-and-government-during-covid-19

Google

Videoconferencing service and online productivity tools.

https://cloud.google.com/blog/products/g-suite/helping-businesses-and-schools-stay-connected-in-response-to-coronavirus

LogMeIn

Videoconferencing, webinars and device management.

https://blog.gotomeeting.com/coronavirus-disruptions-and-support/

Loom

Videomessaging service.

https://www.loom.com/blog/coronavirus-response

MailChimp

Electronic information sharing.

https://mailchimp.com/covid19-statement/

Microsoft

Team collaboration and communication platform.

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoftteams/e1-trial-license

Panopto

Capture and distribution of video content.

https://www.panopto.com/about/news/panopto-adds-automatic-recording-and-sharing-of-recurring-zoom-meetings-offers-businesses-universities-colleges-and-schools-unlimited-complimentary-panopto-enterprise-for-three-months/

Quick Base

Digital-workflow management

https://www.quickbase.com/crisis-response

RingCentral

Cloud-communications service.

https://www.ringcentral.com/lp/covid19-offer.html

Salesforce

Cloud-based health system and data plus team collaboration platform.

https://www.salesforce.com/company/news-press/stories/2020/3/salesforce-corinavirus-actions/

SAP

Cloud-based productivity and learning services

https://news.sap.com/2020/03/sap-co-ceo-letter-covid-19/

ServiceNow

Emergency-response applications.

https://www.servicenow.com/company/media/press-room/servicenow-emergency-response-apps.html

Slack

Team collaboration and communication platform.

https://twitter.com/stewart/status/1239688337029390336

TechSmith

Recording and distribution of video content.

https://discover.techsmith.com/remote-techsmith/

Threads

Team collaboration and communication platform.

https://threads.com/pricing

Vidyard

Videomessaging service.

https://www.vidyard.com/press-releases/free-video-tools-during-covid-19/

Vonage

Cloud-communications and videoconferencing service.

https://ir.vonage.com/press-releases/2020/03-18-2020-165846372

Zoho

Cloud-based productivity tools.

https://www.zoho.com/news/zoho-launches-small-business-emergency-subscriptions.html

Zoom

Videoconferencing service.

https://www.forbes.com/sites/alexkonrad/2020/03/13/zoom-video-coronavirus-eric-yuan-schools/#6996ff074e71

Coding

Code Academy

https://www.codecademy.com/

Google Analytics Academy

https://analytics.google.com/analytics/academy/

Udemy

https://www.udemy.com/

General Assembly

https://generalassemb.ly/

Duolingo

https://www.duolingo.com/

Alison

https://alison.com/

Moz

https://moz.com/

Skillcrush

https://skillcrush.com/start-free

Hour Of Code

https://hourofcode.com/us/learn

Trailhead: Skill Up For The Future

https://trailhead.salesforce.com/en/home

Grow With Google

https://grow.google/job-seekers/

Microsoft 365 Fundamentals

https://www.dynamicadvancement.com/pages/ms365-f    

TRADE ASSOCIATIONS

National Restaurant Association

Coronavirus Information and Resources

https://restaurant.org/covid19

UNIVERSITIES AND COLLEGES

UTSA Institute for Economic Development 

(210) 458-2020

https://iedtexas.org/

https://www.facebook.com/UTSAEconomicDevelopment/

The UTSA Institute for Economic Development has several programs to assist potential and existing business owners. Please call the appropriate number below for an appointment or for additional information on each program.

  • UTSA SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CENTER (SBDC) – (210) 458-2460

This SBDC is active in San Antonio and the 10 counties surrounding Bexar County, providing professional, confidential one-on-one business advising services at no charge. In addition to personalized advising services, the SBDC offers low-cost training workshops for both experienced and prospective business owners.

  • UTSA MBDA BUSINESS CENTER(MBDA) – (210) 458-2480

The program assists businesses in the San Antonio area with a variety of management assistance services, including financial analyses, loan and bond packaging, strategic planning, government contracting, MBE, DBE, HUB and 8(a) certifications, marketing, public relations and advertising services.

  • UTSA SBDC INTERNATIONAL TRADE CENTER (ITC) – (210) 458-2470

Provides businesses with high-value trade consulting services, cutting-edge market research and innovative training programs.

  • SBDC RURAL BUSINESS PROGRAM – (210) 458-2020

Provides technical assistance, training, and information assistance to businesses, local governments, communities, and agencies engaged in economic, business and community development activities.

  • CONTRACTING RESOURCE CENTER – (210) 458-2458

Provides assistance to small business owners wanting to expand their business into federal, state, county, regional and local contracts with government agencies and military installations.

DOING BUSINESS WITH SAN ANTONIO GOVERNMENT AGENCIES

Below is a listing to departments for businesses interested and pursuing businesses with San Antonio’s government entities.

San Antonio Electronic Procurement System

(210) 207-0118

Website: www.sanantonio.gov/purchasing/SAePS.aspx

  • Every manufacturer, supplier, vendor and service provider who wants to do business with the City of San Antonio MUST register with the City via the Central Vendor Registration (CVR).

San Antonio Purchasing and General Services Department

(210) 207-7260
Website:www.sanantonio.gov/purchasing

  • Buys services, supplies, and equipment as needed for City of San Antonio departments, also provides information on how to conduct business with the City.

Bexar County Purchasing Department

(210) 335-2211
Website: www.bexar.org/bexarcountypurchasing/index.html

  • Provides procurement services for Bexar County departments and information on how to conduct business with Bexar County.

CPS Energy Purchasing, Contracts, And Small Business Development

(210) 353-2474
Website: www.cpsenergy.com/About_CPS_Energy/Vendors_Suppliers/Bid_Opportunities/index.asp

  • Ensures that small, minority, woman-owned businesses have the maximum opportunity to participate as contractors and suppliers to CPS Energy.

VIA Metropolitan Transit (VIA)

(210) 362-2170
Website:www.viainfo.net/opportunities/dbe.aspx

  • Contractors interested in learning of available contracting opportunities may call the VIA Bid Line at (210) 362-2001. VIA also offers an annual contracting workshop for Disadvantaged Business Enterprises and takes part in many other workshops, seminars, and networking events in the San Antonio area.

San Antonio Water System (SAWS) Small, Minority, And Women-Owned Business Program (SMWBP)
(210) 704-7908

website: www.saws.org/business_center/

  • Ensures all sectors of the business community have a fair and equitable chance to participate in contracting opportunities offered by saws.

University of Texas At San Antonio Purchasing Office

(210) 458-4068
Website: www.utsa.edu/hub

Supports, encourages and assists Historically Underutilized Businesses (HUBs) to seek procurement and contracting opportunities offered by UTSA.

San Antonio Housing Authority

(210) 477-6262
Website: www.saha.org

Encourages participation of Minority Owned Business Enterprises (MBE), Women Owned Enterprises (WBE), Small Business Enterprises (SBE) and Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE).

 

ADDITIONAL SAN ANTONIO AND TEXASGOVERNMENT CONTACT INFORMATION:

 

City of San Antonio Development Services Department

(210) 207-1111

Website: www.sanantonio.gov/dsd

For commercial, business and residential development services.

 

Bexar County Clerk

(210) 335-2223

Website: https://gpv.propertyinfo.com/tx-bexar

 

Texas Secretary of State

(512) 463-5555

Website: www.sos.state.tx.us

 

Internal Revenue Service

(210) 841-2090

Website:  www.irs.gov

 

Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts

(210) 342-2300

Website:  www.comptroller.texas.gov

 

Bexar Appraisal District

(210) 224-8511

Website:  www.bcad.org

 

Texas Workforce Commission

(210) 256-3000

Website:  www.twc.texas.gov

 

Texas Commission on Environmental Quality

(210) 403-4039

Website:  www.tceq.texas.gov

 

SOCIAL SERVICES

San Antonio

San Antonio Social Service

Hotline:  http://www.211.org/services/covid19

Housing:

Renters help and eviction:
Mortgage Assistance:

Texas

Texas Social Service

Hotline: https://www.211texas.org/

Unemployment: https://twc.texas.gov/jobseekers/unemployment-benefits-services

 

INTERNET

Aunt Bertha

Matches qualified individuals with food, housing, transit, health/medical, education, and legal help

https://www.auntbertha.com/

Mealfinder 

Food and Nutrition finder

https://schoolmealfinder.hoonuit.com/?filter_state=tx

 WhyHunger Hotline

Helping those in need find local healthy food resources

https://whyhunger.org/find-food/

EDUCATION

Teach For America

Resources for Public Schools

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1-mWg4DR4EgZ0JCxFRmn5LmsImI7yCINY7N7FHD6U1fM/preview

The HOPE Center

Resources for college students experiencing hunger, homelessness, due to COVID-19

https://hope4college.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/BTFP_SupportingStudentsDuringCOVID19_v2_Final.pdf

 

IMMIGRATION

Undocuscholars

COVID-19 Resources for Undocumented Communities

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/18p9OSlLpSYanIoUC-gEbhVbRMYVUfw4wyrixa9ekGdc/htmlview?fbclid=IwAR2vHdMAPSWmSI-o5fv8jPwGkEn2COKVEdey7jtuvlSfvHo33AIvbSJV0lk&utm_source=CHCI+General&utm_campaign=94f168d78b-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2018_01_12_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_e7757f87d2-94f168d78b-26186925#gid=0

 

Hispanics In Philanthropy (HIP)

Rapid Response for Census 2020 and COVID-19 Grant Program

https://form.jotform.com/200727733348962?mc_cid=b0f9b13aa9&mc_eid=22130945e8

EMPLOYMENT

Glassdoor San Antonio

https://www.glassdoor.com/Job/san-antonio-jobs-SRCH_IL.0,11_IC1140494.htm

Indeed San Antonio

https://www.indeed.com/l-San-Antonio,-TX-jobs.html

Work In Texas

https://www.workintexas.com/vosnet/Default.aspx

Amazon San Antonio

https://www.amazondelivers.jobs/?cmpid=PRPRLC0780H6

HEB

https://heb.taleo.net/careersection/ex-fd_stores_hourly/jobsearch.ftl

 

U.S. GOVERNMENT ANNOUNCEMENTS

FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY

How to Help – If you or your organization is interested in helping the effort to combat the spread of COVID-19, FEMA has established a website (www.fema.gov/coronavirus/how-to-help) with more information. Examples for the private sector include:

  • To sell medical suppliesor equipment to the federal government, please email specifics to covidsupplies@fema.dhs.gov.
  • If you havemedical supplies or equipment to donate, please provide us details on what you are offering.
  • If you are a private company that wants to produce a product relatedto the COVID response – email nbeoc@max.gov.
  • If you are a hospital and other companies in need of medical supplies, contact your state Department of Public Health and/or Emergency Management.
  • For non-medicalsupplies, services or equipment, if you are interested in doing business with FEMA, visit our Industry Liaison Program.

 

For additional information please visit FEMA’s website: https://www.fema.gov/coronavirus/.

 

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

HHS Announces Grants to Provide Meals for Older Adults (HERE)

  • Today, HHS is announcing $250 million in grants from the Administration for Community Living to help communities provide meals for older adults. The Families First Coronavirus Response Act, signed into law by President Trump on March 18, 2020, provided the additional funding for the nutrition services programs authorized by the Older Americans Act of 1965.

 

OCR Issues Guidance to Help Ensure First Responders and Others Receive Protected Health Information about Individuals Exposed to COVID-19 (HERE)

  • The Office for Civil Rights at the U.S Department of Health and Human Services issued guidance on how covered entities may disclose protected health information about an individual who has been infected with or exposed to COVID-19 to law enforcement, paramedics, other first responders, and public health authorities in compliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 Privacy Rule.

 

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

Secretary DeVos Directs FSA to Stop Wage Garnishment, Collections Actions for Student Loan Borrowers, Will Refund More Than $1.8 Billion to Students, Families (HERE)

  • Secretary DeVos announced today that, due to the COVID-19 national emergency, the Department will halt collection actions and wage garnishments to provide additional assistance to borrowers. This flexibility will last for a period of at least 60 days from March 13, 2020.

 

UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

USDA Warns of Scams Targeting SNAP Recipients (HERE)

  • Be on the lookout for potential scammers using the COVID-19 situation to steal personal information, the USDA warned Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program participants today. USDA is issuing this warning after receiving reports of several possible SNAP fraud attempts.

 

USDA Implements Immediate Measures to Help Rural Residents, Businesses and Communities Affected by COVID-19 (HERE)

  • USDA Rural Development has taken a number of immediate actions to help rural residents, businesses and communities affected by the COVID-19 outbreak. Rural Development will keep our customers, partners, and stakeholders continuously updated as more actions are taken to better serve rural America.

 

DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

DHS Initiating Crucial Research to Mitigate COVID-19 (HERE)

  • DHS Science and Technology Directorate is conducting ongoing research that will help scientists better understand the coronavirus that causes the disease known as COVID-19, and methods to prevent its spread. In the Trump Administration’s whole of government effort, this work is being done at the National Biodefense Analysis and Countermeasures Centerlaboratory in cooperation with the DHS Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction Office.

 

DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Nearly 10,000 Guardsmen Called Up for COVID-19 Response (HERE)

  • Nearly 10,000 National Guardsmen called up across the United States, with more expected soon, are performing a variety of missions in response to COVID-19 pandemic response efforts.

 

ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

Efforts Underway to Increase Sterilization Capacity in Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic (HERE)

  • The EPA is providing an update on efforts underway with the Georgia Environmental Protection Division to safely and quickly increase production at sterilization facilities in the cities of Covington and Madison in response to the dramatically increased need for sterile medical equipment during the COVID-19 response.