COVID-19 Updates & Resources

We Are in This Together

Donate today: you can choose to help individuals/families, small businesses, non-profits or wherever the need is greatest. ALL money donated will stay inside San Mateo County and not one penny will go elsewhere, so you can have confidence that you are helping your neighbors.

Business Re-opening Requirements – Signage Requirements

September 5, 2020

Businesses operating in San Mateo County must complete, post, and share the first three documents with employees and customers at all entrances. The Health and Safety Plan listed below must be shared with and posted for employees. Watch Video and view Powerpoint slides at:

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The San Mateo County Strong Fund Small Business Grant Program

April 23, 2020

  The small business grant application portal is tentatively scheduled to open on Monday, April 27, 2020 at 12:00pm. Please check often for any updates. Check FAQs for what you can do now to prepare for Monday’s application submission. Learn More

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Assistance & Guidance For Businesses And Workers Impacted By Covid-19

March 30, 2020

SAMCEDA is compiling business assistance programs and a variety of other resources as quickly as possible and as they become available. Check back frequently for updates. 

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San Mateo County Strong – Donate

March 28, 2020

Help the County of San Mateo combat the COVID-19 pandemic by donating to the San Mateo County Strong Fund. Your tax-deductible donation goes towards outbreak response efforts, including providing assistance to individuals, families, small businesses, and non-profits in San Mateo County.

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Now Hiring

March 26, 2020

Amazon $16.75 per hour, Safeway, 2,000 new jobs!! (650)341-0374 , (1655 El Camino Rd, San Mateo) Total Wine & More (650)356 – 0345 , (2250 Bridgepointe Pkwy, San Mateo)

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List of Supermarkets with Special Hours

March 24, 2020
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Economic Impact Survey

March 23, 2020

COVID-19 is a serious public health concern that has also created serious economic impacts to our community. San Mateo Area Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the San Mateo County Economic Development Association (SAMCEDA) is doing a survey to gather data on how it has affected our business community in order to develop financial assistance […]

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Message from Mayor Joe Goethals

March 20, 2020
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Letter from the Chamber

March 19, 2020

Six Bay Area Counties, including San Mateo have enacted a shelter in place order starting midnight, March 17, 2020 through April 7, 2020. This was done in order to slow the spread of COVID-19 in the community and preserve critical health care capacity locally. The order allows essential businesses such as markets, pharmacies, hardware stores, […]

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Support Local Businesses during Shelter-in-Place Order

March 19, 2020

Here are businesses in our community that are open for business. Please consider supporting them. This list will continue to be updated as we learn more. Amici’s East Coast Pizzeria (650)342-9392, Pick-up & Delivery Pausa Bar & Cookery (650)375-0818, Pick-up Lunch/Dinner Noon-7pm, 20% off bottles of wine Jack’s Restaurant (650)350-1077, Pick-up Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner 9am-8pm Porterhouse (650)579-5911, […]

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