Surge Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources
With many stay-at-home orders set to expire soon, government officials across the country are implementing plans to re-open businesses. Our Return to Work Resources page is designed to help you navigate this process.
As an industry leader and trusted HR advisor, Surge undertakes the responsibility to inform our clients of our ongoing efforts to remain resilient in times of global crises like that of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation.
The health and well-being of our clients, employees, and family members are our top priority. We have been staying up to date on COVID-19 changes on local, state, and national levels to ensure our Surge family members are informed, provided all appropriate resources available, and receiving the medical attention and care they need. We continue our proactive efforts to prepare our Surge family for worst-case scenarios, as well as maintain a safe work environment to prolong our business ventures.
Preparing a defense, encouraging prevention, and maintaining wellbeing are vital to business operations. We have created valuable resources to assist our clients, employees, and family members to protect themselves from infection, prevent the spread of illness, and ensure unconditional support is provided to them during these trying times.
Please bookmark this page and continue to visit for updates and recommendations.
Surge Prevention Recommendations for Coronavirus (COVID-19)
We recommend that client employees take steps to reduce the transmission of communicable diseases in the work environment. Employees are recommended to:
- Wash your hands frequently with warm, soapy water for at least 20 seconds.
- Cover your mouth with tissues whenever you sneeze or cough, and discard used tissues in the trash
- Avoid contact with people who are sick
- Clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces
Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Security Act (CARES Act) Information
Telemedicine Services by MDLIVE
We now offer Telemedicine Services by MDLIVE provided by Vensure Employer Services free of charge for the next 90 days. Program begins April 1, 2020 and ends June 30, 2020.
Paycheck Protection Program
The Paycheck Protection Program prioritizes millions of Americans employed by small businesses by authorizing up to $349 billion toward job retention and certain other expenses. Learn more here. Payroll Protection Program application. Find Loan Lender here. IRS clarifies businesses’ options for SS tax deferral until your Paycheck Protection Program loan is forgiven. IRS FAQ.
Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program
Small business owners in the following designated states are currently eligible to apply for a low-interest loan due to Coronavirus (COVID-19): Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, the District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Montana, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia, Washington, and West Virginia. Learn more here or click here to apply.
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Employer Resources
Families First Coronavirus Response Act – H.R. 6201 Information
State by State Unemployment Insurance Information
Institutions Accepting Paycheck Protection Program Application From Non-Customers
Institutions Offering Loans to Larger Companies
California Employment Development Department Links
CA Department of Industrial Relations
Resources from Seyfarth
Resources from Bleden Blaine Raytis
Resources from Fischer Phillips