Grundy County and all of Region 2 have moved to Phase 4 today, according to the IL. Dept. of Public Health. Phase 4 allows numerous industries to reopen with less restrictions. The details of all the Phase 4 guidelines can be found here. Below is a summary of some of changes. Restaurants & Bars: Indoor…

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Dear Members, Region 2, which includes Grundy County, has been moved to Tier 1 effective immediately. With this move, numerous mitigations have changed for multiple industries, including the ability to have indoor dining again with limitations. A full list of the new mitigation guidelines can be found at the Illinois Department of Public Health site…

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Dear Member, Gov. Pritzker announced this afternoon that Region 2, which includes Grundy County, has moved from Tier 3 to Tier 2 immediately. A summary of the changes is below and a complete list of Tier 2 details can be found here. A summary of the changes are as follows: Bars & Restaurants: No indoor service…

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Dear Members, As the Grundy County Health Department works to vaccinate our community following CDC and IDPH guidelines, it anticipates Grundy County will move into Phase 1B by the end of this month, pending the amount of vaccines received. Phase 1B includes these essential businesses/workers: Frontline essential workers, defined as those workers who are essential…

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With the recent relief package there are several changes to the Paycheck Protection Program and a second application option for businesses that have exhausted their first PPP loan. According to the U.S. Chamber, additional changes include impact eligibility for initial PPP loans, the loan forgiveness process, and the tax treatment of PPP loans. Changes have…

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Governor Pritzker has just announced all Illinois Regions enter Tier 3 restrictions starting Friday, Nov. 20. The restrictions are detailed at https://coronavirus.illinois.gov/s/restore-illinois-mitigation-plan. Each industry has different restrictions and employees that are able to work from home should. Some of these restrictions are listed at the bottom of this email. Grundy County is located in Region…

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Door Dash has launched a small business grant for local restaurants. DoorDash is providing $5,000 grants to small businesses selected through an application process in some cities across the country, according to Doordash.com. “The grants are part of DoorDash’s Main Street Strong initiative to help restaurants recover and succeed amidst COVID-19 related challenges.” To apply…

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