COVID-19 Resources

Recovery Resources

Here is the latest Executive Order from the Florida Governor. This will have no effect on our current essential businesses that are open, including the take-out and curbside delivery from our restaurants.

Guide to CARES Act

Here is good information about Small Business Loans. The CARES Act establishes a new $349 billion Paycheck Protection Program. The Program will provide much-needed relief to millions of small businesses so they can sustain their businesses and keep their workers employed.

Bills H.R. 6047, H.R. 6021

U.S. Small Business Administration

Disaster Loans-Toll Free: (800) 659-2955

The Paycheck Protection Program is specifically designed to help small businesses keep their workforce employed. For more information on the Paycheck Protection Program, go here:

Florida Small Business Emergency Bridge Loan Program

Gulf Power to provide bill relief to consumer and commercial customers

Gulf Power/University of West Florida-Northwest Florida Small Business COVID-19 Recovery Grant Application


Application Assistance:, (850) 586-7802

The Department of Homeland Security announced it would be delaying the deadline for Americans to apply and receive a REAL ID—a driver’s license with a gold star in the top right corner—due to the coronavirus pandemic. The new deadline will be October 1, 2021.

Facebook Grants for Small Business

Save Florida Business

U.S Labor Department has career training and job search information for both employees and businesses.

The most up to date guidelines for COVID-19

County and Chambers Information

Walton County Emergency Management –
Walton County Sheriff’s Office –
Walton Area Chamber of Commerce –
Destin Chamber of Commerce –
Florida Chamber COVID-19 Toolkit –
U.S. Chamber of Commerce Resources and Guidelines for Business –

Restaurant Workers/Bartenders’ Guild – restaurant, workers

Local Services

Harvest House – provides vouchers for groceries and supplies for needy.

American Lunch Food Truck (Harbor Docks) – delivers hot meals to underserved areas of community.

United Way Emerald Coast