COVID-19

FOR HAWAII TECH COMPANIES & MANUFACTURERS
(Updated March 25, 2020)

Here are pertinent information resources to assist our tech companies and manufacturing businesses.
If you have any comments, questions or want to share steps you are taking within your company, please email info@htdc.org.

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*COVID-RELATED RESEARCH GRANTS*
For information about federal research grants (SBIR and more), please visit our Federal Research Grant page

 

General
Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
– Obtain the latest updates on the development of COVID-19, as well as public and health safety information
* CoronaVirus.gov
– A portal for public information provided by the U.S. government related to Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)
* Identification of Essential Critical Infrastructure Workers (Memorandum)
– Helps you decide if your workers are essential to continued critical infrastructure viability
* Center for Manufacturing Excellence
– Resources to help small and medium-sized manufacturers manage during this COVID-19 crisis
* Chamber of Commerce Hawaii
– Representing the voice of Hawaii small businesses and challenges posed by COVID-19

Economic Relief / Aid
* SBA Disaster Loan Program
– If you are a small business, file for low-interest working capital loans of up to $2 million from the Small Business Administration (SBA)
* Hawaii SBDC
– If you require help with the SBA Disaster Loan Program application, reach out to the Hawaii SBDC
* First Hawaiian Bank
– Individual and business banking clients can request financial relief online with new financial assistance programs
* USDA: Opportunities for Immediate Relief
– Immediate measures to help rural residents, businesses and communities affected by COVID-19
* Facebook Small Business Grants Program
– Facebook is offering $100M in cash grants and ad credits for up to 30,000 eligible small businesses

Financial
* Hawaii Department of Taxation
– Details on special tax relief for State income taxpayers

Human Resources
* Family & Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
– Information on eligibility for FMLA

Facilities / Workplace Safety Management
Learn how and if COVID-19 poses a threat to your facilities, and steps to undertake for control and prevention of the spread
* Environmental Protection Agency
* Occupational Safety & Health Administration
* Intertek Alchemy’s complimentary training for front-line manufacturing and food production workers
– The 12-minute course trains employees on effective measures to mitigate the spread of the coronavirus, how to recognize symptoms, and how to prevent transmission.

Product Supply Chain
* U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA)
– Information and updates on personal protective equipment, food safety, and vaccines for COVID-19

Company / Employee Management
* CEOs and Covid-19: 10 Steps to Take Now
– Published in the Hawaii Business Magazine

Are You a HTDC client who can help? Email ellen.ng@htdc.org to be added to the list.
* 3D Innovations is helping to 3D print face masks for hospitals and healthcare professionals