• COVID-19
    In COVID-19, 'CO' stands for 'corona,' 'VI' for 'virus,' and 'D' for disease. Formerly, this disease was referred to as “2019 novel coronavirus” or “2019-nCoV”. There are many types of human coronaviruses including some that commonly cause mild upper-respiratory tract illnesses.
  • 07.29.20

    The Kings County Economic Development Corporation and Kings Job Training Office released the documents for the CARES Act funding.

  • 07.13.20

    California shopping malls, gyms, indoor church worship and nail salons will shut down again, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced on Monday in a new round of measures aimed at curtailing the fast-spreading coronavirus outbreak.

  • 07.02.20

    Update from Kings Count Health Department: Effective Immediately

  • 06.18.20
    From the California Governor Facebook page:
    NEW: Californians are now required to wear face coverings in public spaces- particularly indoors or when physical distancing is not possible.
    Read more on the state's new face covering mandate:
  • 06.11.20
    Kings County is moving into a “Limited Phase 3” opening Friday, June 12. 

     

  • 06.08.20
    The California Department of Public Health has released the new Industry Guidance for restaurants, bars and wineries to go into effect on June 12th. This document provides guidance for restaurants, brewpubs, craft distilleries, breweries, bars, pubs, and wineries (referred to collectively as “restaurants, bars, and wineries”) to support a safe, clean environment for workers and customers.
    All guidance should be implemented only with county health officer approval following their review of local epidemiological data including cases per 100,000 population, rate of test positivity, and local preparedness to support a health care surge, vulnerable populations, contact tracing, and testing.
    We also encourage members to check the Kings County website for additional guidance.
  • 05.14.20
    The Kings County website has been updated to include an entire section devoted to helping businesses reopen safely and responsibly. You can click the link below to the access the website.
     
    Additionally, a Kings County Board of Supervisors Special Meeting has been scheduled for 2PM tomorrow. You can access the meeting online through the county website.
     
    We encourage our members to listen in for the latest county updates!
  • 03.30.20
    LEGAL ALERT: CARES ACT
    The programs and initiatives in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act that was just passed by Congress are intended to assist business owners with whatever needs they have right now. When implemented, ther will be many new resources available for small business, as well as certain non-profits and other employers. We HIGHLY encourage our members to do their research and begin looking into this new legislation.
    For more information on the CARES Act click the link below:
  • 03.19.20
    LEGAL ALERT: Senate has passed significant changes to the current FMLA guidelines and the President has signed the legislation. It will go into effect April 2nd.
    For more information on the NEW Emergency FMLA Expansion Act, click the link below.
     
     
    Governor Newsom has announced a new, one-stop resource for COVID-19 resources. The site highlights critical steps people can take to stay healthy and resources available to Californians impacted by the outbreak, including paid sick leave and unemployment assistance. Please click the link below to access the site.
  • 03.14.20
    We know this is a time of growing concern for many of our members. The Lemoore Chamber of Commerce is diligently working to ensure that we provide our members with as much up to date information as we can during this time. Below you will find some links that may be useful to you during this time: