Overall Survey Results:


Bay County Chamber Damage Assessment Survey- Phase 2 Reopening


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We want to make sure we have an accurate assessment of our community's business climate during Phase 2 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
   
26 33.3%
Private
   
40 51.2%
Non-Profit
   
12 15.3%
No Responses
 
00.0%
 Totals78100%
2What best describes your industry? (check all that apply)
 
Answer
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Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
Construction
   
10 12.8%
Real Estate, Rental or Leasing
   
8 10.2%
Professional, Scientific, Technical Services or Information Technology
   
8 10.2%
Finance and Insurance
   
5 6.4%
Non-Profit Services
   
3 3.8%
Healthcare
   
4 5.1%
Educational Services
   
5 6.4%
Retail
   
6 7.6%
Food Services
   
4 5.1%
Accommodation
   
2 2.5%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation
   
6 7.6%
Manufacturing
   
5 6.4%
Transportation and Warehousing
   
2 2.5%
Utilities
   
1 1.2%
Public Administration
   
4 5.1%
Other
   
10 12.8%
 Totals78100%
3Where is your business located? (check all that apply)
 
Answer
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Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
Callaway
   
7 9.0%
Lynn Haven
   
13 16.8%
Mexico Beach
   
3 3.8%
Panama City
   
50 64.9%
Panama City Beach
   
21 27.2%
Parker
   
7 9.0%
Springfield
   
5 6.4%
Unincorporated Bay County
   
8 10.3%
Outside of Bay County
   
5 6.4%
Outside of Florida
   
1 1.2%
 Totals77100%
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
   
41 52.5%
11-20
   
14 17.9%
21-50
   
10 12.8%
51-100
   
5 6.4%
101-200
   
4 5.1%
Over 200
   
3 3.8%
No Responses
   
11.2%
 Totals78100%
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.
   
62 79.4%
Lay-off: Less than 10%.
   
3 3.8%
Furlough: Less than 10%.
   
4 5.1%
Lay-off:10-25%
 
0 0.0%
Furlough:10-25%
   
3 3.8%
Lay-off: 25-33%
   
1 1.2%
Furlough: 25-33%
   
2 2.5%
Lay-off: 33-50%
 
0 0.0%
Furlough: 33-50%
 
0 0.0%
Lay-off: 50-66%
 
0 0.0%
Furlough: 50-66%
 
0 0.0%
Lay-off: 66-75%
 
0 0.0%
Furlough: 66-75%
 
0 0.0%
Lay-off: Have had to reduce staff by more than 75%.
 
0 0.0%
Furlough: Have had to reduce staff by more than 75%.
   
2 2.5%
No Responses
   
11.2%
 Totals78100%
6How did your business operate during SAFER AT HOME (Prior to Phase 1 Reopening)?
 
Answer
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Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
Business operated as usual.
   
28 35.8%
Business operating reduced capacity (curbside, drive-thru only, telecommute, closed to public, limited capacity, etc.).
   
37 47.4%
Business temporarily closed.
   
11 14.1%
Business permanently closed.
 
0 0.0%
No Responses
   
22.5%
 Totals78100%
7How did your business operate during PHASE 1 REOPENING?
 
Answer
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Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
Business operating as usual.
   
28 35.8%
Business operating reduced capacity (curbside, drive-thru only, telecommute, closed to public, limited capacity, etc.).
   
46 58.9%
Business temporarily closed.
   
2 2.5%
Business permanently closed.
 
0 0.0%
No Responses
   
22.5%
 Totals78100%
8How is your business operating during PHASE 2 REOPENING?
 
Answer
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Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
Business operating as usual.
   
42 53.8%
Business operating reduced capacity (curbside, drive-thru only, telecommute, closed to public, limited capacity, etc.).
   
33 42.3%
Business temporarily closed.
   
1 1.2%
Business permanently closed.
 
0 0.0%
No Responses
   
22.5%
 Totals78100%
9What type of fiscal impact has the coronavirus had on your business?
 
Answer
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Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
Severe, over 40% decrease in sales/service revenue.
   
15 19.2%
Moderate, 11-40% decrease in sales/service revenue.
   
41 52.5%
Little to no impact, 0-10% decrease in sales/service revenue.
   
12 15.3%
We have seen an increase in demand for our goods/services.
   
10 12.8%
No Responses
 
00.0%
 Totals78100%
10Please check which types of loans/grants you have received due to COVID-19 damages.
 
Answer
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Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)
   
44 57.1%
Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL)
   
12 15.5%
SBA Express Disaster Bridge Loan
   
1 1.2%
Florida Small Business Emergency Bridge Loan
 
0 0.0%
Other
   
6 7.7%
DID NOT APPLY
   
23 29.8%
APPLIED, DID NOT RECEIVE
   
4 5.1%
 Totals77100%
11Do you feel that the economic aid you were eligible to receive was
 
Answer
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Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
More than enough to help my business/payroll.
   
4 5.1%
Just about the right amount.
   
35 45.4%
Too little, it did not help my business/payroll as much as it should have.
   
11 14.2%
Not applicable/Did not apply/Did not receive
   
27 35.0%
 Totals77100%
12As you work to restart your business, what will be your biggest challenge(s)?
 
Answer
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Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
Vendors or supply chain.
   
13 16.8%
Retaining customers.
   
27 35.0%
Retaining/bringing back employees.
   
11 14.2%
Liquidity/cash flow.
   
15 19.4%
Ramping up production to meet demand.
   
5 6.4%
My business is doing fine.
   
16 20.7%
Obtaining virus related PPE/practicing sanitation measures.
   
10 12.9%
Other.
   
7 9.0%
 Totals77100%
13How long do you foresee these challenges lasting?
 
Answer
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Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
Less than 1 month.
   
2 2.5%
1-2 months.
   
2 2.5%
2-3 months.
   
12 15.5%
More than 3 months.
   
11 14.2%
More than 6 months.
   
33 42.8%
Unsure.
   
17 22.0%
 Totals77100%
14What 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.
   
28 40.0%
Employees will have difficulty finding childcare which will prevent them from coming to work.
   
20 28.5%
Employees will have fear of returning to work due to coronavirus.
   
15 21.4%
Employees will not immediately return to work because of unemployment insurance.
   
5 7.1%
Employees will not immediately return to work because of coronavirus paid leave programs (FMLA).
   
4 5.7%
Virus related liability or lawsuits.
   
16 22.8%
Increased time/costs associated with new protective measures and activities (masks, sanitation, etc.).
   
22 31.4%
Other (please list in #16 below)
   
16 22.8%
 Totals70100%
15What is your outlook for the future of your business?
 
Answer
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Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
Very optimistic.
   
22 28.2%
Somewhat optimistic.
   
25 32.0%
Neutral.
   
15 19.2%
Still concerned.
   
15 19.2%
Very concerned.
   
1 1.2%
No Responses
 
00.0%
 Totals78100%
16What ideas/information would you like to share with Bay County Chamber leadership?
 
 Number of
Responses
  26
17Providing contact information will help the Chamber better understand which types of efforts to engage in (optional).
 
AnswerNumber of
Responses
First Name 48
Last Name 48
Job Title 41
Company Name 48
Work Phone 42
Email Address 45
City 46