In light of the Covid-19 pandemic and Monterey County's shelter-in-place order, the City of Monterey has published a list of resources for employers and employees in English and in Spanish .
It includes information on unemployment insurance, disability insurance, paid sick leave, and paid family leave as well as local food banks, cash assistance for service workers and alcohol industry workers, free internet access, free video communication for K-12 students, and more.
As you probably know, small businesses are really suffering during this coronavirus shutdown. Even in the best of times, running a small business is a challenge. The margins are small and the hours are long.
If you're one of the lucky people whose life hasn't been entirely flipped upside down by the Covid-19 outbreak, please consider supporting our temporarily shuttered businesses with the purchase of a gift certificate that you can use when they're able to open their doors again.
Are your kids climbing the walls during this shelter-in-place order? Let them burn off some of that boundless energy! Log into Zoom on Wednesday, April 8, at 12pm and turn them over to Coach Masha of Boxing Strong, who will lead them in a free boxing class conducted live.
Troia Foods, a locally-owned dairy and fine food distributor based in New Monterey, has begun accepting small orders from local residents to support the most essential household needs for fresh, high-quality dairy, pantry, and household items.