Helpful Links Related to Coronavirus

Florida Department of Health Covid-19 Toolkit

Palm Beach County Covid-19 Information

GBAC Accreditation for Sanitizing Facilities

For production studios, soundstages, recording studios and other industry-support facilities-

The Global Biorisk Advisory Council’s (GBAC) STARTM Accreditation is the cleaning industry’s only outbreak prevention, response and recovery accreditation for facilities.  This performance-based accreditation program offers third-party validation to help facilities demonstrate they have the work practices, procedures and protocols to prepare, respond and recover from outbreaks and pandemics to instill confidence in customers, staff and key stakeholders. Click here to see more.

The Safe Way Forward: A Joint Report of the DGA, SAG-AFTRA, IATSE and Teamsters' Committiees for Covid-19 Safety Guidelines

Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers Industry-Wide Labor-Management Safety Committee Task Force White Paper

Film Florida Coronavirus Resources
Recommendations for Clean & Healthy Production Sets
   - CLICK HERE for English Version
       CLICK HERE for Spanish Version

Covid Compliance Officers

Palm Beach County Cultural Council Artist Relief Fund 
Many Palm Beach County creative professionals make their income through gigs and freelance. COVID-19 has greatly impacted their work. Help the Cultural Council support local creative professionals when they need it most by visiting the Facebook Fundraising page or donating through the Cultural Council’s website. Donations please indicate “Artist Relief Fund” in the gift designation field. If you are an artist in need, applications open April 6.

Palm Beach County Mortgage/Rental/Utility Assistance Program
If you have lost income due to COVID (unemployment, reduced hours) and cannot make your rent or mortgage payments, the Palm Beach County Mortgage/Rental/Utility Assistance Program is available to help you get through this difficult time.

IATSE Coronavirus Update Portal

  • Petition to ask Congress to include displaced entertainment workers in relief package.

SAG-AFTRA Corona Virus Update Portal

  • Program to provide dues relief for SAG-AFTRA members during the CoVID-19 global pandemic.

National Economic Resources

  • Emergency Bridge Loan Information
         Click Here for information on who to contact by County.

  • At this critical time in the fight against the coronavirus, the U.S. government announced that affected companies will be given an additional $50 billion in low-interest loans. In addition, the Treasury Department is deferring tax payments without interest or penalties for certain individuals and businesses negatively impacted. Those who are self-employed get paid sick leave in the form of a tax credit.
  • Across America, various cities are offering financial aid to specifically help small businesses. Freelancers can access this information and see if they qualify through their city’s Small Business Administration office.
  • The Paycheck Protection Program is for businesses, nonprofits, Tribal businesses, and veteran’s organizations with 500 employees or less as eligible for federally insured, partially forgivable loans that can be used to cover short-term operating expenses during an economic crisis.
  • The Federal Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) program provides unemployment benefits to those that may not otherwise be eligible under Florida’s state Reemployment Assistance program, including independent contractors and individuals who are self-employed. Unemployed Floridians who have not yet completed an application for any benefit can apply here to be considered for all existing programs, including PUA.  


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