COVID-19 Info

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With COVID-19 posing challenges for Brunswick businesses, the City of Brunswick Economic Development Commission will be working to ensure our local businesses are informed and supported during this difficult time. You will find links to important resources that will aid you in keeping your businesses healthy and safe.

The city of Brunswick and Brunswick Main Street have put together a page for small business resources that will be updated during the pandemic. You can find it here: https://brunswickmd.gov/index.asp?SEC=9CFF6141-4F6B-4BA8-AB8E-AA117BB266D5&Type=B_BASIC

If your business has already implemented special measures, such as curbside pick-up, delivery, gift cards or other options, reach out to us by replying to this email. The EDC will publicize your business’s efforts via social media and other channels.

Lastly, keep an eye on the Brunswick Main Street’s and EDC’s Facebook pages, which will be regularly updated to reflect news and policy changes resulting from COVID-19. If your businesses could provide us with any updated information that could be added to the Brunswick Main Street blog, that would be greatly appreciated.

Covid-19 Resources for Employers

A list compiled of resources and contact information

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Businesses
Maryland Business Express has created a comprehensive list of state executive orders and business resources that is available on their website, and is updated regularly. The EDC strongly encourages all Brunswick businesses to check this page regularly.

MARYLAND SMALL BUSINESS COVID-19 BUSINESS SURVIVAL GUIDE: Updated Frequently.

In this resource you will find a number of resources and frequently asked questions which can help guide your business through this global pandemic. The resources focus on several different areas from marketing on Facebook and Google, to CDC Guidelines for small businesses and the SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan process. We encourage all businesses to review these tips and to consider applying for funds, while your business may not be experiencing trouble now, there is a very real chance that if economic relief is not brought to those businesses in most need in the next few weeks their troubles will cascade into healthy businesses bringing those businesses down and the economy down as well. Federal Funds are not a silver bullet and should be used in conjunction with the other strategies outlined below.

Having a plan and funds in place now can help to keep your business open and operating and your employees paid. 

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Supporting Brunswick Businesses During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Brunswick Main Street has released a blog post detailing how residents can support local businesses during this challenging time. While targeted at customers, this article contains excellent suggestions that businesses can consider implementing. Read it on the Brunswick Main Street website.