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Useful info and resources for local businesses.
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COVID-19 Info and Links

Resource Links
 

Public Health Sudbury & Districts: for the most credible, local information, including how to prevent spread, how to monitor your health, and what to do if you think you are sick.

City of Greater Sudbury: For local updates and information

Economic Support & Recovery: for resources regarding COVID-19 to support our local business community. 

Greater Sudbury Hydro:  for if you are worried about paying your hydro bill.
SAFETY CHECKLIST - FOR BUSINESSES(VIA OBIAA)
For businesses whose operations are closed during this time, Ottawa Police have created a safety checklist to ensure your shop or restaurant remains secure. Police recommend the following guidelines:
  • Keep the lights on
  • Remove ALL cash and receipts
  • Do not leave any valuables clearly visible or accessible
  • All safes and tills should be emptied and moved off-site for safe storage
  • Keep all cash drawers open to show that nothing is in the drawers
  • All ATM’s should be emptied and moved off-site for safe storage
  • All alcohol products removed from bar and put in secured storage areas (no alcohol left visible from outside)
  • Consider posting “NO CASH or Valuables on Premises” signage
  • Deactivate all scheduled FOB door openings (ie. Cleaners, deliveries, etc)
  • Disconnect all kitchen gas lines from their gas source
  • Make regular site visits to monitor your shop/business and to manage inventory and storage conditions (consider scattering the times this is done to not establish a pattern)
 

Important Updates

TRANSIT - Rides are asked to enter through the rear entrance. Fares are waived for the time being

PARKING - Parking enforcement is suspended for the time being.

Surveys


Tourism Industry Association of Ontario (TIAO) has Round Two of their COVID-19 survey is still active. Please note the survey will close at 8am on Monday 23rd March.

Please also complete OBIAA'S short SURVEY - specific to BIA members - to supplement Round Two.

Webinar
 

BDA Webinar Happening Wednesday, March 25th 
‘How to cope with the impacts of COVID-19 on your business"
Downtown Social Media

We are doing our best to direct folks to businesses that remain open or have updated their services to include delivery.

A lot of our downtown businesses are doing a wonderful job updating their customers! Good Job everyone!

If you haven't yet, feel free to email Maggie@downtownsudbury.com with what you're doing to serve your customers during this time.

Keep in mind that we are trying to space out posts so that each post gets as many views & interactions as possible. 
The below image is from YMCA of Northeastern Ontario-Employment and Immigrant Services is a useful tool for your staff if they require EI at this time.
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