If you followed a link here and want to keep up with local issues affecting Murphys businesses, please e-mail us at info@visitmurphys.com and let us know who you are and the best e-mail address for you.

Because our members indicated they were having difficulty locating information we are now providing more direct links to documents & information of interest to our local businesses.

May 27, 2020 Additional Links:
052620 Press Release 15th Case COVID-19 FINAL

https://covid19.ca.gov/stay-home-except-for-essential-needs/#top
https://covid19.ca.gov/pdf/guidance-hair-salons.pdf
https://covid19.ca.gov/pdf/guidance-places-of-worship.pdf

This guidance for the hotels and lodging provides guidelines to create a safer environment for workers. Under the current statewide Stay-at-Home order, hotels should only open for COVID-19 mitigation and containment measures, treatment measures, providing accommodation for essential workers, or providing housing solutions, including measures to protect homeless populations. Review the guidance, prepare a plan, and post the checklist for Hotels and lodging in your workplace to show customers and employees that you’ve reduced the risk and are open for business.

All childcare facilities can open with necessary modifications. The guidance for childcare industry provides guidelines to create a safer environment for workers.

And here are this week’s webinars:

May 20, 2020 Covid Flyers for Posting in Businesses
Murphys RETAIL covid notice
Murphys RESTAURANT covid notice

May 18, 2020 Additional Links:
This is a link to a reopening checklist developed by CWA specifically for Wineries & Tasting Rooms.  You will definitely want to keep an eye on their website for additional resources: https://www.calaveraswines.org/member-reopening-checklist-resource
These are links to video replays of Chamber hosted virtual presentations discussing the requirements for retail and dine-in reopenings – both videos were recorded last Friday afternoon:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ebPIGPMFavY&feature=youtu.be (retail)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=964G4llgFoU&feature=youtu.be (dine in)

May 13, 2020 Updates & Additional Links:
Calaveras Public Health Press Release re Submittal of Readiness Plan to State
***5 pm – Calaveras is now able to move into full Stage 2 which will allow for limited dine-in and limited retail in accordance with the posted guidance – download the guidance and checklist for your business and make sure you are ready to rock and roll!  Don’t forget to visit the Chamber of Commerce’s website and Calaveras County’s Covid-19 pages.  If you are a winery or tasting room, make sure to connect with the Calaveras Wine Alliance:

https://covid19.ca.gov/roadmap-counties/ (for counties who have met the criteria)
https://www.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/COVID-19/Local-Variance-Attestations.aspx
051320 Press Release Attestation Accepted FINAL (Calaveras County)
https://covid19.ca.gov/pdf/guidance-dine-in-restaurants.pdf
https://covid19.ca.gov/pdf/checklist-dine-in-restaurants.pdf
https://covid19.ca.gov/pdf/guidance-shopping-centers.pdf
https://covid19.ca.gov/pdf/checklist-shopping-centers.pdf

https://covid19.ca.gov/pdf/guidance-construction.pdf
https://covid19.ca.gov/pdf/checklist-construction.pdf
https://covid19.ca.gov/pdf/guidance-real-estate.pdf
https://covid19.ca.gov/pdf/checklist-real-estate.pdf

The guidance for the hotels and lodging provides guidelines to create a safer environment for workers.  Under the current statewide Stay-at-Home order, hotels should only open for COVID-19 mitigation and containment measures, treatment measures, providing accommodation for essential workers, or providing housing solutions, including measures to protect homeless populations. Review the guidance, prepare a plan, and post the checklist for Hotels and lodging in your workplace to show customers and employees that you’ve reduced the risk and are open for business.

This guidance for retailers provides guidelines to create a safer environment for workers. Retailers and shopping malls can re-open for delivery or curbside pickup, along with the manufacturing and logistics sectors that support retail. Retail does not include personal services such as beauty salons but does include the sale of goods, such as: Bookstores
Jewelry stores
Toy stores
Clothing and shoe stores
Home and furnishing stores
Sporting goods stores
Florists

Retail stores identified in the essential workforce list can open for in-store shopping. They include:
Retail facilities specializing in medical goods and supplies
Grocery stores, pharmacies, convenience stores, and other retail that sells food or beverage products, and animal/pet food
Fuel centers such as gas stations and truck stops
Hardware and building materials stores, consumer electronics, technology and appliances retail

Review the guidance, prepare a plan, and post the checklist for retail in your workplace to show customers and employees that you’ve reduced the risk and are open for business.

Not all businesses qualify for re-opening as part of advancing in Stage 2. Only the following businesses can re-open in Stage 2:

  • Retail Sector
  • Logistics Sector
  • Manufacturing Sector
  • Destination retail, including shopping malls and swap meets.
  • Personal services, limited to: car washes, pet grooming, tanning facilities, and landscape gardening.
  • Office-based businesses (telework remains strongly encouraged)
  • Dine-in restaurants (other amenities, like bars or gaming areas, are not permitted)
  • Outdoor museums and open gallery spaces

A business not listed under Stage 2 is not allowed to reopen according to the State.

See May 12, 2020 Updates below for links to additional guidance and checklist documents.

May 12, 2020 State of California & Local Updates:
https://covid19.ca.gov/ (main page)
https://covid19.ca.gov/industry-guidance/ (statewide)
https://covid19.ca.gov/recovery-input/ (survey of industry members)
http://calaveras.org/covid-19-chamber-resources/ (main page)
https://calaveras.org/back-to-business/ (back to business toolkit)
https://covid19.calaverasgov.us/ (no new postings as of noon on May 12, 2020)
http://calaverascountyca.iqm2.com/Citizens/Default.aspx (Board of Supervisors Meeting Portal)

http://www.buttecounty.net/publichealth/ButteReopens
https://edcgov.us/Government/hhsa/Pages/EDCCOVID-19-News.aspx

May 8, 2020 County of Calaveras Updated Guidance should be available by the end of the day Thursday or Friday morning:
https://covid19.calaverasgov.us/
**May 8, 2020 Calaveras County Press Release**
https://covid19.calaverasgov.us/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=jVxbAjs7LQ0%3d&portalid=57
**May 8, 2020 Video by Morgan Gace of the Calaveras Chamber of Commerce::
Great video addressing the new guidelines:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LWBvByr-usw&feature=youtu.be

May 7, 2020 State of California Updated Road Map & Guidance Documents: https://covid19.ca.gov/roadmap

May 6, 2020 Reference Documents for Modified Stage 2 Reopening (Final Guidance Documents will be posted when available):
5.6.2020 press release
Wine-Institute-Reopen-Protocols-5-5-2020
Tuolumne Guidelines for Stage 2 ReOpening – Draft
Governor Newsom Announced Four Stage Plan
050120 Health Officer Order FAQ FINAL
Guidance for Businesses Operating during the COVID

State & Federal Guidelines for Future Modification of Stay at Home Orders / Open for Business:
https://www.gov.ca.gov/2020/04/14/governor-newsom-outlines-six-critical-indicators-the-state-will-consider-before-modifying-the-stay-at-home-order-and-other-covid-19-interventions/
https://www.whitehouse.gov/openingamerica/

SBA Loans:
https://www.sba.gov/page/coronavirus-covid-19-small-business-guidance-loan-resources
https://covid19relief.sba.gov/#/
https://www.sanjoaquinsbdc.org/covid-19
Small-Business-Loans-Side-by-Side
CARES Act Small Business Loans FAQ 3-25-20
CARES Act SB Provisions One Pager 3-25-20
Paycheck Protection and Loan Forgiveness 3-25-20

Calaveras Community Foundation:
CCF Offers COVID-19 Grants

Local, State, & Federal Guidance:
https://covid19.calaverasgov.us/
https://covid19.calaverasgov.us/Businesses
https://covid19.calaverasgov.us/Press-Releases
https://covid19.ca.gov/
https://www.usa.gov/coronavirus

Misc: Information:
http://calaveras.org/covid-19-chamber-resources/
https://www.facebook.com/CalaverasOES/

Medical Guidance:
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/
https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019

Mental & Physical Health:
Advice From A Psychologist (this article was forwarded from a friend of Tonja’s)
Tai Chi on YouTube (a favorite of Louise’s Stay Vertical program)

Working from Home, Tech Advice, Free Entertainment, and More:
https://www.komando.com/coronavirus/