COVID-19 Economic Roundup for the Week of May 4
ICYMI - To help our investors keep track, we've compied some of the top COVID-19 business and Economic Response Task Force news of the past week.
Utah businesses with fewer than 50 employees may be eligible for a PPE Push Pack. The state is providing free startup PPE to help small businesses get back to work in May. PPE Push Packs may include protective face masks, hand sanitizer, gloves and other items. Contents may vary depending on state inventory. Register closes Tuesday, May 12, at 10:00 pm. The registration form is here.
Utah companies are stepped up. Special thanks to Young Living Essential Oils for donating 20,000 shampoo bottles to help distribute hand sanitizer to healthcare workers and small businesses around the state.
The Republican Primary Gubernatorial Candidates Forum, co-moderated May 7 by EDCUtah's Theresa Foxley and the SL Chamber's Derek Miller, had a focus on economic priorities and principles. You can watch it here.
Utah small businesses that rent commercial property may receive pandemic relief via the Utah Governor’s Office of Economic Development’s COVID-19 Commercial Rental Assistance Program. More here.
News from a recent EDCUtah project - Launching a new online presence in normal times is complicated, let alone during COVID-19. Congratulations to the team at Jack Wolfskin in Park City. More here.
KJZZ ran a story on COVID-19 business impacts and cited a recent survey conducted by EDCUtah’s Research team. More here.