Businesses in Gilroy are faced with a unique challenge at this time. Nationwide, COVID-19 has disrupted the routines of millions of people and is having significant impacts on livelihoods. Not isolated from this major event, Gilroy businesses are experiencing closures, fewer customers, compromised supply chains and cash flow challenges, which may have a reverberating impact on our citizens and local economy.

While solutions are being sought and proposed at the national and state level, Gilroy and South County public and private sector leaders are committed to pursuing holistic local solutions to help business owners relieve the effects of this crisis.

The first action is to determine the unique challenges facing Gilroy and South County businesses, both large and small. In an effort to capture this information, we ask that you please complete the included survey and offer additional comments wherever needed by end of business day on Friday, March 27.