How to Support Local Businesses During COVID-19

From the Office of Councilmember Barbara Bry : During #COVID2019, it is important to continue to support local businesses. Please see below for tips on how we can do our part in ensuring our neighbors, community members, and colleagues are supported through the closures.

  • Embrace take-out or delivery options
  • Buy gift cards
  • Check out a local store’s online presence
  • Postpone rather than cancel
  • Consider a donation


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From UCCA’s University City News editor Jemma Samala: Attached is a link to a “Open for Business” Google Doc Spreadsheet of open food and carry out dining places in University City. Please feel free to send Jemma updates at She promises to keep updating the information while COVID-19 restrictions are in place.

Link to Google Docs : Open for Business – List and Information compiled by Jemma Samala

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For information on local University City business advertisers, refer to recent print University City News newsletters posted on the Newsletter Archives page at ; or the Buy Local page at ; or check out the Google Docs : Open for Business – List and Information compiled by Jemma Samala


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 – UCCA urges all to follow current guidance from SD County Health and Human services related to coronavirus and COVID-19.

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