Small businesses and the local economy is being heavily impacted by the COVID-19 Epidemic, shared the San Diego Business Journal.

The San Diego and Imperial Small Business Development Center Network (SBDC) is staying up to date with federal, state, and local public health officials to make sure the small business community has the current information, advice, programs and resources including access to capital at this critical time.

“The San Diego and Imperial SBDC Network is encouraging all small businesses to be pro-active and realize this is going to be a long road to recovery. The key is to remain calm and contact your SBDC team of expert business advisors. They are here to help small businesses apply for local, state and federal assistance programs as well as create and implement a strategy to weather the storm and stay afloat”, states Marquise Jackson, Regional Director San Diego and Imperial SBDC Network.

Click here for additional resources. You will also find a link to the COVID-19 Small Business Survival Guide in PDF format.

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