The TSA-E’s COVID-19 hospitalization rate has remained below 15% for seven (7) consecutive days as of February 15, 2021, per the Public Health Awareness Dashboard. That means businesses in both Collin County and Denton County can resume occupancy rates per Executive Order GA 32, dated October 7, 2020. Businesses currently at 50% occupancy can now resume 75% occupancy rates, and bars may re-open with an occupancy rate of 50% under certain conditions.
With the PPP going LIVE again yesterday, there have been a lot of questions and inquiries on what info can be passed on to communities and businesses. Please see the following resources and articles with breakdowns of the relief bill and what resources are available to small businesses:
Department of Treasury - The CARES Act Provides Assistance to Small Businesses - https://home.treasury.gov/policy-issues/cares/assistance-for-small-businesses
U.S. Chamber – Small Business Update: The Latest Stimulus Details and Changes to PPP Loans - https://www.uschamber.com/co/events/small-business-update-town-hall/small-business-update-december-stimulus
Journal of Accountancy - PPP application forms released - https://www.journalofaccountancy.com/news/2021/jan/ppp-application-forms-released.html
DBJ - DFW non-bank business works to bring PPP to underserved communities - https://www.bizjournals.com/dallas/news/2021/01/12/community-development-ppp.html
Entrepreneur - Some Small Businesses Received As Little As $1 in Original PPP Loans - https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/363091
The Street - New Small Business PPP Loans: How to Apply - https://www.thestreet.com/personal-finance/new-small-business-ppp-loans-how-to-apply-now