As concerns about the current COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic continue to rise, we wanted to do our best to help our fellow business owners stay informed of available resources as they navigate this uncharted territory.
While prepared businesses are gearing up for a fast transition to an all-remote workforce there are many businesses feeling unprepared for the change, not to mention the business challenges that could arise in the weeks (and months) ahead.
Below is a list of City, County, and State resources available to businesses. In addition, we’ve also included our recommended tools for working from home.
City, County, State Business Resources COVID-19 (Coronavirus)
SBDC Employer COVID 19 Resource Packet
Provides a variety of resources for COVID-19 disaster relief including loans for qualifying businesses and valuable information for employers and employees. Download the resource packet to learn more.
CA Department of Public Health
Frequent updates about the COVID-19 virus including State Health Emergency Announcements, Quarantine and Social Distancing Guidelines
CA Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (Go-Biz)
The Governor’s Office of Business And Economic Development has compiled helpful information about COVID-19 for employers and employees in California
CA Labor and Workforce Development Agency
COVID-19 Resources for Workers and Employers relating to Paid Sick Leave, Disability and Unemployment Insurance, Paid Family Leave, Workplace Health and Safety
CA iBank Small Business Finance Center
California Small Business Loan Guarantee Program and Disaster Relief Loan Guarantee Program
Special Loan Program which encourages banks to make loans to small businesses which have difficulty getting financing.
SBA Coronavirus (COVID-19): Small Business Guidance & Loan Resources
The Small Business Administration is offering disaster assistance to California Small Businesses economically impacted by Coronavirus
CA Employment Development Department (EDD)
For businesses that have employee and employer concerns
Inland Empire Microenterprise Collaborative
This resources is a collection of micro-lenders who can provide loans up to $75,000.00 to small businesses
County of Riverside Public Health Department
The primary communication site from Riverside County about the latest COVID-19 pandemic
City-County Communications and Marketing Association
Another site for businesses and city government to find resources.
Another site to provide Federal, State and local resources to help businesses maintain operations.
Our Recommended Tools for Working From Home