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Paycheck Protection Program Applications Open Today! 

The Paycheck Protection Program provides forgivable SBA loans to cover payroll costs, mortgage interest, rents, and utility costs and provides a way to keep employees during the COVID-19 public health emergency. Applications for small businesses and sole proprietorships open today. To access the application, please click the link below.

Paycheck Protection Application

For more information about the Paycheck Protection Program or other SBA loans, please click the link below.

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Paycheck Protection Program Fact Sheet

Federal & State Department of Labor (DOL) Regulatory Updates

DOL Poster/Disclosure Requirement – April 1, 2020 Deadline
The expanded Emergency Sick Leave and Expanded Family Medical Leave provisions mandated in the “Families First Caronavirus Relief Act” (FFCRA) which was signed into law on March 18, 2020 includes a new poster/disclosure requirement from the U.S. Department of Labor due April 1, 2020. 
Businesses should either print and post the attached poster and/or distribute it via email to their employees who are teleworking.

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GDA COVID-19 Webinars

GDA is ​hosting complimentary webinars providing guidance on business and employment law issues affecting Georgia dentists. We are adding more critical topics to educate our members on a weekly and daily basis, so please make sure to check back regularly for updated listings. 

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Monday, April 6 - COVID-19: Surviving Stress

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School of Engineering Releases Design Files on Surgical Mask Prototype Following Successful Fit Test

MACON – Mercer University School of Engineering faculty and students have been working to fabricate reusable 3D-printed face masks for medical professionals in locations where personal protective equipment (PPE) supplies, such as N95 masks, have been depleted by the sharp increase in patient numbers due to COVID-19.

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