April 1, 2020 – Governor Issues Stay At Home Order, Effective Friday, April 3 @ 12 a.m.

Not certain if you are included in the order?  Click here.

March 27, 2020 – Gwinnett County Chair Issues Stay At Home Order for Gwinnett County

To see the order – click here, and the press release, click here.

April 2, 2020 – Gwinnett County Launches a COVID-19 Emergency Order Hotline call center to to take residents’ questions and to report violations related to COVID-19 local emergency orders.  The call center number is 770.822.7399 and will be open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. After business hours, residents are encouraged to send reports through email addresses that were previously established including and



The Small Business Administration (SBA) is providing a variety of tools to help small businesses from payroll protection to economic injury disaster loans to bridge loans and more.  Review the options here.

Small Business CARES Act:
The programs and initiatives in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act that was just passed by Congress are intended to assist business owners with whatever needs they have right now. When implemented, there will be many new resources available for small businesses, as well as certain non-profits and other employers. This guide provides information about the major programs and initiatives that will soon be available from the Small Business Administration (SBA) to address these needs, as well as some additional tax provisions that are outside the scope of SBA.  To keep up to date on when these programs become available, please stay in contact with your local Small Business Administration (SBA) District Office, which you can locate here.

Click here to download the guide.

Remote Working
Gateway85 CID recently hosted a webinar to help businesses learn how to mitigate interruptions by having employees become remote workers. All businesses and organizations may have to implement a plan to quarantine their employees at home for weeks.  Click here to review the presentation on how to optimize remote working for your business presented by Rocket IT.  If you would like to view the recorded webinar, click here.


For more information and advice on the coronavirus, please visit the CDC website.

For outbreak updates, please visit the Johns Hopkins website.