Temporary Closures (updated 7/20/20)

As of July 13, 2020:  

Effective immediately the following businesses must close all indoor operations: 

  • Hair salons, barbershops and personal care services such as nail, massage, and skin care: See new guides for outdoor services.

  • Dine-in restaurants (take-out, outdoor dining and deliver are permitted) 

  • Wineries and tasting rooms

  • Movie theaters 

  • Family entertainment centers (for example: bowling alleys, miniature golf, batting cages and arcades)

  • Zoos and museums

  • Cardrooms

 

Additionally, bars, brewpubs, breweries, and pubs must close all operations both indoor and outdoor statewide.

 

The following industries or activities must be shut down completely unless they can be modified to operate outside or by pick-up:

  • Fitness centers

  • Worship services

  • Protests

  • Offices for non-essential sectors

  • Personal care services - Services that require sterile environment cannot operate outside (tattoo, electrolysis, piercing)

  • Malls

View the Guide and information here: www.covid19.ca.gov

Steps to restart Business

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Read your industry guide and make a plan. 

 

State Industry Guides

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Write up your policies and procedures for training staff, cleaning, and responding to COVID related issues.

Sample Documents

5.

Stay up to date with local information. Restricting services may be required if cases rise or an outbreak occurs. Have a backup plan ready to go. 

Consider applying for financial assistance or restarting unemployment benefits. 

Communication Resources

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Department of Labor Workplace Posting​
  • Required to be posted in all workplaces
  • Employee Rights: Paid Sick Leave and Expanded Family and Medical Leave under The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA)

  • Federal Employee Rights: Paid Sick Leave and Expanded Family and Medical Leave under The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA)

ENGLISH FLYER (PDF)

SPANISH FLYER (PDF)

Mask Flyer 

Optional but encouraged posting to communicate to your customers and employees the current mask requirement from the State of California that is applicable to the City of Selma.

MASK FLYER (PDF)

County Flyers

The County of Fresno has created many other flyers that may be useful in sharing with employees, customers and your community. Click the link below to view the County of Fresno COVID-19 website. New flyers are posted on the right side and other can be found at the bottom of the web page

Fresno County Department of Public Health

CDC social distance flyer.PNG
CDC Marketing

The Center for Disease Control has several resources including additional guidance and marketing materials to support your business. 

 

 CDC

HR Resources Hotline

Free for businesses and employees across Fresno County. Provided for by the Fresno Regional Workforce Development Board. Call (559) 230-4062 for questions regarding COVID-19 leave and sick time laws as well as other possible human resource issues. 

 

 Business Service Center (WDB)

Business faq

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Which businesses can be open?

The City of Selma will be following the guidelines provided by the State of California and the County of Fresno.

Who do I call if I see a business operating when they shouldn't be?

Please call City hall (559-891-2200) or the Police non-emergency line. The city will respond to all reported businesses and determine if they are allowed to operate while the orders are in effect. You may also use the Contact Us page to report any non-emergency issues related to COVID-19.

My business is going to close permanently, who can help me?
For employers who need immediate assistance for potential business closure *Please contact both the City of Selma and the Workforce Development Board (WDB) Rapid Response Program at 559-490-7147
Who else can help me with technical assistance, resources and information?

Grants for Businesses

Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA)

Restaurant Workers Community Foundation

Hello Alice - Food, beauty and other industry grant lists

 

Private Low/No-Interest Business Loans

Zero Percent Loans from Kiva for up to $15,000

​SBA Disaster Relief Loans​

Apply online for the Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) through Small Business Administration (SBA)

Questions? Contact the local SBA office: (559) 487-5791 Fresno@SBA.gov or visit www.sba.gov/coronavirus

Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)

Federal funding available through private banks to support the maintenance of employment for small businesses. Apply with your lender or view information here at the Small Business Administration website to locate a lender and learn about program details. Program recently extended with additional funding available. 

Business Support Agencies and Webinars for Businesses

Fresno Area Hispanic Foundation

Fresno Metro Black Chamber of Commerce

Small Business Development Center

Minority Business Development Agency

Business Service Center (WDB)

James Beard Foundation -Food and Beverage Businesses

Business Support Line - Fresno EDC - (559) 476-2509

City of Selma Press Release: Outdoor Dining Allowance 5/29/20

Additional Resources

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