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Immediate Steps to Take

As the spread and impact of COVID-19 is still an unknown, it is recommended that employers and self-employed individuals to take the following action steps:

  1. CONTACT YOUR INSURANCE PROVIDER – Do you have business interruption insurance? If so, you may have coverage that supplements any income or sales loss during this time.
  2. TRACK LOSSES – During moments of disruption it is important to track any loss your business may have incurred as programs designed to assist cash flow needs and access to capital depend on accurate counts of economic injury or production loss.
  3. DO YOU HAVE PERFORMANCE-BASED CONTRACTS WITH YOUR SUPPLIERS OR CUSTOMERS? – reviewing your current contracts and obligations will clarify limitations of liability and force majeure.
  4. HAS YOUR BUSINESS EXPERIENCED DISRUPTION OR CONCERN IN THE FOLLOWING AREAS?
  • Supply chain disruption and liability
  • Questions or concerns about the implications of tariffs
  • Technology plans for setting up remote work stations for employees
  • Concerns about cash flow during disruption
  • Concerns about credit and finance issues
  • Concerns about force majeure
  1. BUSINESS SUPPORT AVAILABLE

For businesses that have experienced the following concerns or disruptions, you can contact us for assistance at COVIDbiz@countyofsb.org.

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105 E. Anapamu St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Phone: 211