Today is Monday May 4 and the U.S. has officially reported 1,158,040 cases. As one of the 10 most-affected countries in the world, the United States has not been able to flatten the curve. The first case of COVID-19 in the US was reported 101 days ago on 1/22/2020.
The Save Our Business Fund has $2 million available to aid small businesses in Hialeah. Offered by the city’s local government, applications for this relief program goes live today, May 4. This fund will help eligible businesses with rent for up to three months with up to $5,000.
The City of Hialeah has $2 Million available to help small businesses affected by COVID-19. The goal is assist 400 businesses with rent for up to 3 months or up to $5,000. 100% Online Application Process Only. Applications will open up online on Monday, May 4th. pic.twitter.com/LbXCJMHB4V
— City of Hialeah (@cityofhialeah) April 28, 2020
Non-essential businesses in Miami-Dade will remain closed until further notice. Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez has specified what has partially reopened in the county, addressing public confusion. The only reopening in Miami-Dade County has been through Emergency Order 21-20, which ordered the limited reopening of parks, golf courses, marinas and boat ramps.
Some have expressed confusion over businesses reopening. I want to clarify: Non-essential businesses in S. Fla. will remain closed until further notice. Emergency order 20-112 signed by @GovRonDeSantis doesn’t apply to Dade, Broward & Palm Beach. Info: https://t.co/MR9Ti1Xv1T pic.twitter.com/xGpxqrrajQ
— Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez (@MayorGimenez) May 3, 2020
In the mood for money? The “Get Out The Count” challenge is looking for a short-format video that promotes the importance of the census. The deadline for this video is May 7, at 11:59 p.m. There are three prizes, but the grand winner takes $30,000 home.
A super fun digital activity for getting out the count is the “Get Out The Count Video Challenge” 🎬🎨
The extended submission deadline is May 7th, 2020.🗓
— Broward Census 2020 (@BrowardCensus) April 30, 2020
Monica Lebro wrote the story and Victor Jorges produced the video