Overall Survey Results:


Bay County Chamber Damage Assessment Survey- Phase 1 Reopening


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We want to make sure we have an accurate assessment of our community's business climate during Phase 1 of Reopening. Please take the necessary time to fill this survey out completely so we know how best to meet your business needs.*Please use the space provided at the end of the survey to write any additional information or ideas that you may have.
1What is your business sector?
 
Answer
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Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
Public
   
29 31.8%
Private
   
46 50.5%
Non-Profit
   
16 17.5%
No Responses
 
00.0%
 Totals91100%
2What best describes your industry? (check all that apply)
 
Answer
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Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
Construction
   
17 18.8%
Real Estate, Rental or Leasing
   
13 14.4%
Professional, Scientific, Technical Services or Information Technology
   
11 12.2%
Healthcare
   
4 4.4%
Finance and Insurance
   
12 13.3%
Non-Profit Services
   
6 6.6%
Healthcare
   
1 1.1%
Educational Services
   
3 3.3%
Retail
   
5 5.5%
Food Services
   
9 10.0%
Accommodation
   
4 4.4%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation
   
4 4.4%
Manufacturing
   
2 2.2%
Transportation and Warehousing
   
1 1.1%
Utilities
   
1 1.1%
Public Administration
   
3 3.3%
Other
   
8 8.8%
 Totals90100%
3Where is your business located? (check all that apply)
 
Answer
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Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
Callaway
   
8 8.7%
Lynn Haven
   
16 17.5%
Mexico Beach
   
1 1.0%
Panama City
   
54 59.3%
Panama City Beach
   
31 34.0%
Parker
   
6 6.5%
Springfield
   
3 3.2%
Unincorporated Bay County
   
9 9.8%
Outside of Bay County
   
6 6.5%
Outside of Florida
   
1 1.0%
 Totals91100%
4How many part-time and full-time employees did your business employ PRIOR TO COVID-19? (please include branches/locations within Bay County only)
 
Answer
0%100%
Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
1-10
   
44 48.3%
11-20
   
14 15.3%
21-50
   
13 14.2%
51-100
   
10 10.9%
101-200
   
3 3.2%
Over 200
   
6 6.5%
No Responses
   
11.0%
 Totals91100%
5Please indicate the percentage of reduction in staff DUE TO COVID-19.
 
Answer
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Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
I have not had to lay-off or furlough any employees at this time.
   
72 79.1%
Lay-off: Less than 10%.
 
0 0.0%
Furlough: Less than 10%.
   
4 4.3%
Lay-off:10-25%
   
2 2.1%
Furlough:10-25%
   
1 1.0%
Lay-off: 25-33%
   
1 1.0%
Furlough: 25-33%
   
1 1.0%
Lay-off: 33-50%
 
0 0.0%
Furlough: 33-50%
   
2 2.1%
Lay-off: 50-66%
 
0 0.0%
Furlough: 50-66%
 
0 0.0%
Lay-off: 66-75%
 
0 0.0%
Furlough: 66-75%
   
1 1.0%
Lay-off: Have had to reduce staff by more than 75%.
   
4 4.3%
Furlough: Have had to reduce staff by more than 75%.
   
3 3.2%
No Responses
 
00.0%
 Totals91100%
6How did your business operate during SAFER AT HOME (Prior to Phase 1 Reopening)?
 
Answer
0%100%
Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
Business operated as usual.
   
28 30.7%
Business operating reduced capacity (curbside, drive-thru only, telecommute, closed to public, limited capacity, etc.).
   
48 52.7%
Business temporarily closed.
   
14 15.3%
Business permanently closed.
 
0 0.0%
No Responses
   
11.0%
 Totals91100%
7How is your business operating during PHASE 1 REOPENING?
 
Answer
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Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
Business operating as usual.
   
39 42.8%
Business operating reduced capacity (curbside, drive-thru only, telecommute, closed to public, limited capacity, etc.).
   
46 50.5%
Business temporarily closed.
   
5 5.4%
Business permanently closed.
 
0 0.0%
No Responses
   
11.0%
 Totals91100%
8What type of fiscal impact has the coronavirus had on your business?
 
Answer
0%100%
Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
Severe, over 40% decrease in sales/service revenue.
   
33 36.2%
Moderate, 11-40% decrease in sales/service revenue.
   
30 32.9%
Little to no impact, 0-10% decrease in sales/service revenue.
   
22 24.1%
We have seen an increase in demand for our goods/services.
   
6 6.5%
No Responses
 
00.0%
 Totals91100%
9Have you been successful in obtaining state or federal aid such as bridge loans, Payroll Protection Program (PPP) or Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL)?
 
Answer
0%100%
Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
Yes
   
55 60.4%
No
   
10 10.9%
Did not apply.
   
25 27.4%
No Responses
   
11.0%
 Totals91100%
10If you answered yes to question #9 above, please select which types loans/grants you have received.
 
Answer
0%100%
Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)
   
55 96.4%
Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL)
   
11 19.2%
SBA Express Disaster Bridge Loan
   
2 3.5%
Florida Small Business Emergency Bridge Loan
 
0 0.0%
Other
   
3 5.2%
 Totals57100%
11As you work to restart your business, what will be your biggest challenge(s)?
 
Answer
0%100%
Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
Vendors or supply chain.
   
14 15.7%
Retaining customers.
   
30 33.7%
Retaining/bringing back employees.
   
10 11.2%
Liquidity/cash flow.
   
20 22.4%
Ramping up production to meet demand.
   
7 7.8%
My business is doing fine.
   
17 19.1%
Obtaining virus related PPE/practicing sanitation measures.
   
17 19.1%
Other.
   
8 8.9%
 Totals89100%
12What are some of your concerns?
 
Answer
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Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
Heightened public fear/caution is causing customers to avoid our location or services.
   
47 56.6%
Employees will have difficulty finding childcare which will prevent them from coming to work.
   
23 27.7%
Employees will have fear of returning to work due to coronavirus.
   
23 27.7%
Employees will not immediately return to work because of unemployment insurance.
   
8 9.6%
Employees will not immediately return to work because of coronavirus paid leave programs (FMLA).
   
9 10.8%
Virus related liability or lawsuits.
   
15 18.0%
Increased time/costs associated with new protective measures and activities (masks, sanitation, etc.).
   
32 38.5%
Other (please list in #14 below)
   
9 10.8%
 Totals83100%
13What is your outlook for the future of your business?
 
Answer
0%100%
Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
Somewhat optimistic.
   
26 28.5%
Very optimistic.
   
27 29.6%
Still concerned.
   
21 23.0%
Very concerned.
   
11 12.0%
Neutral.
   
4 4.3%
No Responses
   
22.1%
 Totals91100%
14What ideas/information would you like to share with Bay County Chamber leadership?
 
 Number of
Responses
  27
15Providing contact information will help the Chamber better understand which types of efforts to engage in (optional).
 
AnswerNumber of
Responses
First Name 58
Last Name 58
Job Title 51
Company Name 56
Work Phone 54
Email Address 56
City 57