The City of Corpus Christi and Nueces County have diligently taken precautions to limit the risk of COVID-19 and flatten the curve. While the number of cases in Corpus Christi and Nueces County remains relatively low in comparison to other cities and counties, it is still vital to take all precautions necessary to flatten the curve.
Daily Public Health Updates take place 5 PM:
Many downtown restaurants have adapted their business model to include curbside services and essential items that are becoming difficult to find in regular stores. Click this link for a daily list of restaurants, phone numbers, menus and services provided. Look for the curbside signs in front of Downtown restaurants for easy parking and accessibility. Click here for the list of participating restaurants.
BUSINESS RELIEF AND ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS
There is a lot of information floating around regarding business support during COVID-19 and it is quickly developing. We’ve curated the following links that we feel may be relevant and valuable to your business. We will update as new information becomes available.
Small Business Administration – CARES ACT (As of April 16th, applications are no longer being accepted due to funding capacity.)
Main Website for Small Business Administration, will be the source for EIDL and PPP. Click here.
Texas Workforce Commission Unemployment Benefits Services (Added April 8, 2020)
Most federal assistance is going to be tied to retaining employees. However, If you cannot afford to do that, here is where your workers can file for unemployment. Click here.
City of Corpus Christi Small Business Recovery Program
Administered by Lift Fund, The City of Corpus Christi Disaster Relief Loan Program provides 0% interest loans of up to $25,000 to help small businesses in the City of Corpus Christi that have suffered financial losses as a result of COVID-19. Click here for more information.
As retail businesses begin opening, it is still necessary to take the necessary precautions of employees and customers. Click here for a retail checklist that can be printed and displayed in your business.
If your business is in the Downtown Reinvestment Zone and you need further assistance, please email Jason Alaniz, Real Estate Manager.