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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) INFORMATION


                                       


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We recognize that Atascadero residents may have concerns about what they’ve heard regarding COVID-19, or the novel Coronavirus. We assure our community that the health and wellness of our residents is the City’s top priority and we are maintaining close and daily contact with State, County, and City Public Health officials. The City is prepared to respond to this situation in whatever manner may be appropriate in the upcoming weeks and months.



Everyone should do their own part to help keep our community healthy & needs to stay informed by getting reliable information from credible sources. For the most accurate & up to date information please visit www.ReadySLO.org to find the latest news & information from SLO County Public Health & the Center for Disease Control (CDC).

We are currently advising all residents to stay calm & to be sure to take these common-sense precautions:

  • Wash   hands   with   soap   &   warm   water   for   20 seconds.
  • Avoid touching eyes, nose or mouth with   unwashed hands.
  • Cover   your   cough   or sneeze   with   a   tissue     or in your elbow.
  • Maintain safe distancing, at least 6 feet.

  • Always wear a facemask/ face covering whenever you are unable to maintain a minimum 6' distance from others when going out in public.
  • Be sure to call your health care   provider,   urgency   care center or emergency room   before   going   in,   so   that   appropriate precautions can be taken.
  • Stay home if you are sick.

  • Remain calm;   be sensible; be practical; do not hoard, there   is   no   reason   for   hoarding   water,   toilet   paper,  or  other   supplies. Have enough supplies on hand   for   up   to 14   days.
  • Check in on your friends and neighbors, especially the elderly & homebound. Help where you can.

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COMMUNITY ASSISTANCE


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Grouping of simple graphic style icons and text from the Engage CA website and Stay Home. Save Lives. Check-In Campaign including: a hand with a finger extended to touch a button implying a clickable link with text that reads, Finding Info and Assistance, an arrow pointing upward that has three seperate tails with circles at the end of each with text that reads Staying Connected & Engaged and finally an image of a heart that is half made up of a hand with text that reads Friends and Family Caring for Adults

BUSINESS ASSISTANCE

• UPDATED SBA INFORMATION: SBA is unable to accept new applications at this time for the Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL)-COVID-19 related assistance program (including EIDL Advances) based on available appropriations funding. Applicants who have already submitted their applications will continue to be processed on a first-come, first-served basis. SBA will begin accepting new Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) and (EIDL) Advance applications on a limited basis only to provide releif to U.S. agricultural businesses.

• SBA resumed accepting Paycheck Protection Program applications from participating lenders on Monday, April 27, 2020.

Pandemic Unemployment Assistance Program

• New Relief Programs are continuing to be added, so continue to check in. Information may also be found at RecoverSlo.org, SBA, EDD and others.


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