Corona Virus Updates

Through this health crisis. the Hallandale Beach CRA is committed to your safety, success, and resilience.   Working closely with the City of Hallandale Beach and our state and federal partners, the CRA will  connect you with funding and factual information resources as you plan for the future of your business beyond this unprecedented event.

 

Call (954) 787-2055 to be connected to wealth of funding options, special programs, training opportunities, and other connections.

Sign your restaurants up for delivery or takeout during the Coronavirus (COVID19) crisis. Click on the links below for sign-up information for each platform.

 

 

If you’re a business and need help signing up for one of these services, CLICK HERE and we’ll assist!

Want to find out what local restaurants are open? Take a look at this frequently updated list.

The Hallandale Beach Community Redevelopment Agency (HBCRA) and the City of Hallandale Beach present the following recommendations to help the City’s businesses weather any potential slowdown caused by the outbreak of the Coronavirus.

Important Phone Numbers to Call

STATE OF FLORIDA CORONAVIRUS INFORMATION HOTLINE:

 

1-866-779-6121

*Use this number for information on coronavirus testing or to speak to a FLDOH nurse 24/7.

BROWARD COUNTY CORONAVIRUS CALL CENTER HOTLINE:

 

(954) 357-9500

*Use this number if you are seeking medical attention due to being symptomatic, having traveled to one of the countries listed by the CDC on their advisory, or have been in close contact with someone who has traveled to one of these countries in the last fourteen days.

HALLANDALE BEACH CITY HOTLINE:

 

(954) 457-1489

*Hallandale Beach employees are answering a City hotline for questions about the City operations during this emergency. The phone line is manned from 8 am to 6 pm Monday through Thursday.

AGING AND DISABILITY RESOURCE CENTER SENIOR HELP LINE:

 

(954) 745-9779

* Seniors may call this line for help with meals and other issues.

2-1-1 Broward

 

2-1-1 or (954) 537-0211

Helpline Counselors are standing by to help if you just need someone to talk to.

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UTILITIES PROVIDING RELIEF:

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 Comcast has suspended service disconnections and late fees for internet customers who contact the company and explain their economic hardship due to COVID-19. The company is also offering free wi-fi hotspots and waived data caps on usage. Comcast is also offering Internet Essential services free for the next two months to low-income families who qualify. Go to https://www.xfinity.com/prepare

Teco People’s Gas has suspended disconnections through April.

Florida Power and Light continues to suspend electricity disconnection for failure to pay until further notice. Late fees of $5 and a 1.5% penalty still apply.

AT&T won’t terminate your wireless phone service, home phone or broadband service for residential or small business customers who can’t pay their bill due to the coronavirus for 60 days. Late payments are being waived as well. If your child is enrolled in the National School Lunch Program or Head Start, AT&T is offering two months of free service if ordered before April 30 . Details at www.att.com

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BANK FEES WAIVED:

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Citi is waiving monthly service fees and waiving penalties for early CD withdrawals. Forbearance programs and credit line increases are also available.

PNC has emergency hardship loans at low rates. It’s also waiving or refunding fees associated with certain loans, credit cards, mortgages, and other lending products.

Truist (SunTrust/BB&T) is providing payment relief assistance on loans, personal credit cards, and business loans. ATM fees are waived, and the company is offering 5% cash back for grocery and pharmacy charges through April 15 .

Wells Fargo has options to assist people with their mortgage. Small business owners can qualify for fee waivers, deferral payments, and other assistance.

Chase is allowing those financially impacted by the coronavirus to get fees waived and extended payments on mortgages, credit cards, and auto loans.

Bank of America is offering payment relief on a case by case basis.

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