Mayor Brandon L. King and the East Cleveland City Council are committed to protecting the health and safety of our community and to respond effectively to potential cases of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). View general information and prevention at https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/about/index.html. As information continues to evolve concerning the coronavirus, COVID-19, we are constantly evaluating our actions to help protect the health and safety of our East Cleveland community. The Centers for Disease Control and our local public health leadership has provided guidance on social distancing as an effective measure to slow the transmission of the virus. Aggressive action has been taken across the country and we must do the same.
If your job has been impacted by COVID-19, you may be eligible for unemployment. Learn more at https://unemployment.ohio.gov/.
Apply for a disaster loan at https://www.sba.gov/funding-programs/loans/coronavirus-relief-options. Send an email with concerns and questions to BusinessHelp@Development.Ohio.Gov. The disaster loan through the small business association allows business owners with suboptimal credit and high need to receive immediate, low-interest gap funding during tough times such as this. The business help email through the State of Ohio can help businesses find temporary funding, best practices for staffing, and coronavirus prevention compliance.
Use BusinessHelp@Development.Ohio.Gov for all other questions involving what to do as an Ohio business at this time. If you need assistance in filling out disaster loan paperwork or in navigating these resources please reach out to Cameron Caputi, Economic Development Analyst for the City of East Cleveland at email@example.com.