July 3, 2020 Re-Opening Tool Kit

2020-07-03T11:48:46-07:00

July 3, 2020 Re-opening Toolkit Simple and Direct: Our team at the Cupertino Chamber of Commerce has recently put together a Re-opening Toolkit for the business community. This toolkit will help cut through the noise. It is an important starting point on our road to recovery. Follow us for resources, information, and support for your business and for Cupertino.

July 3, 2020 Re-Opening Tool Kit2020-07-03T11:48:46-07:00

The new Santa Clara County Health Officer Order, issued July 2, 2020

2020-07-02T17:20:46-07:00

https://www.sccgov.org/sites/covid19/Documents/07-02-20_executive_summary.pdf New Order Issued July 2, 2020:  The Health Officer issued a new Order on July 2, 2020.  The County is submitting an application to the State that, if approved, would allow more businesses to open under the State’s Stay-at-Home Order.  The State calls this a “variance.”  If the State approves the County’s application for a variance before July 13, then the Order issued on July 2 goes into effect on July 13.  Otherwise, the Order will go into effect two days after the State approves the County’s variance.  Continue to check the Public Health website for updates.  Below are [...]

The new Santa Clara County Health Officer Order, issued July 2, 20202020-07-02T17:20:46-07:00

SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans Available to California Small Businesses

2020-06-29T16:27:44-07:00

NEWS RELEASE   Disaster Field Operations Center West   Release Date:  June 29, 2020 Contact:  Richard A. Jenkins, (916) 735-1500, Richard.Jenkins@sba.gov Release Number:  CA 16502-01 CA 16507-01 Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, Blogs & Instagram SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans Available to California Small Businesses SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Small nonfarm businesses in the following counties are now eligible to apply for low‑interest federal disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration. These loans offset economic losses because of reduced revenues caused by drought that occurred in the following primary counties in California, announced Director Tanya N. Garfield of SBA’s Disaster Field Operations Center-West. Declaration Number Primary [...]

SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans Available to California Small Businesses2020-06-29T16:27:44-07:00

Santa Clara health officer suggests California is reopening too soon

2020-05-27T15:32:47-07:00

Santa Clara health officer suggests California is reopening too soon from politico.com By VICTORIA COLLIVER 05/26/2020 11:07 PM EDT OAKLAND — The local public health officer who led the nation’s first regional shelter-in-place order early in the Covid-19 pandemic sounded the alarm Tuesday on Gov. Gavin Newsom’s swift reopening plans, which now allow haircuts and church services. After keeping the state largely in lockdown since March 19, Newsom has quickly advanced counties that meet certain criteria — now up to 47 out of 58 counties — through his reopening phases. Newsom announced Tuesday that barbers and hair salons can reopen [...]

Santa Clara health officer suggests California is reopening too soon2020-05-27T15:32:47-07:00

Updated Order to Shelter in Place Effective May 22, 2020

2020-05-27T15:24:13-07:00

Last updated: 5/21/2020 8:25 PM Because of the substantial progress our community has achieved in slowing the spread of COVID-19, this updated Shelter-in-Place Order allows certain additional businesses and activities to resume, subject to restrictions to reduce transmission risk. The Order also makes important changes to the Social Distancing Protocol requirements for all operating businesses. This new Order will go into effect at 12:01 am on Friday, May 22, 2020, and will remain in effect until the Health Order amends or rescinds it.  This new Order replaces the prior order, which went into effect on May 4, 2020. We refer to [...]

Updated Order to Shelter in Place Effective May 22, 20202020-05-27T15:24:13-07:00

Cupertino 2020 Independence Day Celebration Canceled

2020-05-27T15:24:27-07:00

May 7, 2020 The City of Cupertino has canceled its annual Independence Day Celebration due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and extended Stay-at-Home and Shelter-in-Place Orders. “This was a difficult but necessary decision for the health and safety of our community,” Mayor Steven Scharf said. “Our Independence Day Celebration, including the nighttime fireworks show, is one of the most beloved community events the City hosts each year. I look forward to the day when we can bring it back.” Past celebrations—which attract thousands of guests and spectators— have included a pancake breakfast, children’s carnival, flag raising, children’s parade, concert, swimming, [...]

Cupertino 2020 Independence Day Celebration Canceled2020-05-27T15:24:27-07:00

May 4, 2020 Shelter-in-Place Order

2020-05-27T15:24:46-07:00

Executive Summary This updated Order continues to restrict most activity to essential functions and needs. But because of progress we have collectively achieved in slowing the spread of the disease and limiting hospitalizations, the Order allows certain additional essential businesses and activities to resume, allows certain low-risk outdoor businesses to being operating again, and authorizes certain additional outdoor activities to take place even though they are not essential. The new Order also introduces a framework to guide the Health Officer’s decisions about further easing of restrictions, focusing on progress achieved addressing COVID-19 and ensuring that there are adequate health care [...]

May 4, 2020 Shelter-in-Place Order2020-05-27T15:24:46-07:00

Free Child Care for Frontline Healthcare Workers

2020-05-27T15:25:31-07:00

As a health care worker, you are on the frontlines of the fight against COVID-19 — and we know you are in need of care, too. High-quality, safe, and nurturing child care is essential so you can get to work and have the peace-of-mind to focus on your critical job. Cisco and Bright Horizons have partnered with #FirstRespondersFirst to open this special child care hub that can meet the needs of you and your child. The center will operate with special COVID-19 protocols in place, including limited capacity and small group sizes, enhanced teacher: child ratios, and intensive hygiene and [...]

Free Child Care for Frontline Healthcare Workers2020-05-27T15:25:31-07:00

Business Update from Business Liaison County of Santa Clara Emergency Operations Center

2020-05-27T15:25:49-07:00

COVID-19 Update: Wednesday, April 15, 2020Date: April 15, 2020 at 8:45:42 AM PDT Dear Community Partners, We write to provide our latest update related to the County’s COVID-19 response efforts. Top of mind for many people is when can our Shelter in Place Order be eased and what criteria need to be met before we move into the next phase of the effort. This was the topic of the latest press conference held by Dr. Sara Cody. After there is a sustained reduction in cases, we must have adequate hospital capacity to safely serve everyone. This is not only beds [...]

Business Update from Business Liaison County of Santa Clara Emergency Operations Center2020-05-27T15:25:49-07:00