The City of Miami, through its Dept of Fire-Rescue community paramedic program, is launching a COVID-19 home testing service for senior citizens who reside within the City of Miami and are unable to drive or otherwise arrange transportation. Homebound local seniors ages 65 and above who are experiencing symptoms associated with COVID-19 or who believe they may have been exposed to the virus should call the City's testing call center at 305-960-5050 to determine if they qualify for a no-out-of-pocket cost, in-home test. For updates on the City of Miami’s ongoing response to COVID-19 coronavirus, please visit www.miamigov.com/coronavirus.
The Miami Beach Chamber has a created a series of resources on their website that may be useful for you click here. Check out the Events Page for online activities by clicking here. Click here to view their Business Relief Guide.
This page is a general resource guide with useful information on small business loans, government programs and grants that may be applicable for your business. Click here to view updates from the City of Miami Beach.
Free advertising is being offered by The Beach Channel, Miami Beach Life Magazine and Curbside Miami. If you are a restaurant, we suggest being included in the GMCVB Guide. All restaurants can participate.
Unemployment Guide. If you have lost your job or have had your salary reduced, here is a resource guide regarding how to sign up for unemployment, funds/grants that are available and links for job postings in the Miami and Miami Beach area. If you know of anyone that is hiring or have a resource to provide, please send an email to [email protected] with this information.
The situation sparked by COVID-19 (Coronavirus) is serious and quickly evolving, making the timely dissemination of actionable intelligence essential. The Beacon Council is committed to safeguarding the health and wellness of our community and our local economy as a whole. We are gathering some of the latest, most relevant information and resources available for our business owners and workforce, updating it on a regular basis. COVID-19 Business Resource Center
Please email any Coronavirus-related questions directly to the team at [email protected].