COVID-19 RESOURCES FOR BUSINESS

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The Town of Battleford is exploring all opportunities to support residents and businesses during the COVID-19 crisis and the financial hardship it is causing people in our community. Every organization, business and person plays a role in keeping the community healthy and safe.  Small businesses are the backbone of the Battleford economy.

Below is a list of resources to assist you and your business. 

Support of individuals

Reliable sources of information

Town of Battleford
Current Situation:  The Town is monitoring the COVID-19 situation in Saskatchewan.  The Town has taken the following steps and continues to revise services in these unprecedented circumstances.
 

Closures: 
June 1 -Eiling  Kramer Campground opens to the public with guidelines.   
 
March 26 -  All playgrounds structures within Town of Battleford are now closed until further notice.  This decision follows the Public Health Official guidelines to avoid contact with shared surfaces such as playground equipment.

March 23 - The Town of Battleford is closing access to all of its offices to protect Town's staff and the public from the spread of COVID-19. See Press Release

March 17 - Town of Battleford Parks and Recreation facilities are closed indefinitely,(arena, archery range and Alex Dillabough Centre).  See Press Release

Unaffected Town Services:
  • Town of Battleford Fire Department
  • Waste & Recycling Collection
  • Winter Road Maintenance
  • Cemetery Services

Government of Saskatchewan: Learn more about COVID-19 in Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan Health Services: COVID-19 Self-Assessment

New - Business Re-Open Resources
Industry Support - Provincial Reopening Plans, updates, tourism specific, planning support for businesses
COVID-19 Resources - Tools for Businesses, PPE Suppliers
Tourism Saskatoon important information and resources to support business and community 
 
Employer and Employee Information 
COVID-19 and small business FAQ - Canadian Federation of Independent Business

Government of Canada - Department of Finance Canada - News

Support for Workers 
 
Support for Businesses
 

Public Health Measures: Limit the spread of an illness through surveillance, containment and education.
 
Printable COVID-19 Resources including Factsheets, Infographics and Information Sheets  
 
Pandemic Planning and Economic Recovery
Managing your business during the COVID-19 - Resources for Canadian businesses 


Business Pandemic Preparedness - Canadian Chamber of Commerce

COVID-19 Environmental Cleaning and Disinfection – Information for Public Facilities PDF

Planning Economic Preparedness and Recovery Resources (PDF workbooks)
Prepare – Advance planning will enable the community to respond to an incident quickly and effectively, minimizing long term economic impacts.



Respond – Focusing on addressing the immediate short-term effects of a catastrophic event.


Key Contacts List – contact information for agencies

Recover – refers to the long-term restoration of economic functions in the community


Financial Support