COVID-19: Financial & Health Resources for Your Business
The Coronavirus pandemic is truly affecting us all, and together we will get through this unprecedented
situation. Our global team understands the challenges for small business owners, so we've put together some
information that may help you during this uncertain time such as accessing financial support, health and
safety guidelines for your workplace and customers, and ideas for marketing and creative
solutions. Our business was created to help our customers succeed in their goals. We are here for
you, ready to support you.
Coronavirus Stimulus Package &
With $350 billion to support small businesses in loans through SBA-backed lenders and banks, learn how your business can avail of this support.
US Department of Labor - Wage
and Hour Division
This page lists each of the states and their labor office contact information. Each of these State Labor Sites will have information for businesses as it relates to CoVid-19 and what programs are available for financial aid, safety, and guidance.
US SBA Small Business Guidance & Loan Resources
SBA Disaster Assistance in Response to the Coronavirus. The U.S. Small Business Administration is offering designated states and territories low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital to small businesses suffering substantial economic injury as a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19).
US SBA Disaster Loan Assistance
Apply for a disaster loan online with SBA.
The National Governors
Check your governor’s website for up-to-date information about relief available in your area.
Federation of Tax
Check with your state tax agency to find out if your business has more time to file or more time to pay state and local taxes this year as a result of the coronavirus.
Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
The IRS has established a special section focused on steps to help taxpayers, businesses and others affected by the coronavirus. This page will be updated as new information is available.
Neighborhood Small Business Relief Fund
Grant (from Amazon's $5 million fund) for small businesses in Bellevue, Washington and the South Lake Union and Regrade neighborhoods in Seattle.
Facebook Small Business Grants
Cash grants and Facebook advertising credits (up to $100 million) for 30,000 small businesses in over 30 countries worldwide.
State / City-level Financial Aid
CA: San Francisco
COVID-19 Small Business Resiliency Fund
Emergency funding (up to $10,000) to help cover rent and salaries for businesses with 5 or less employees in San Francisco.
CA: City of Los Angeles
Small Business Emergency Microloan Program
Emergency microloan (up to $20,000) for small businesses providing low-income jobs in Los Angeles.
CO: Denver Small Business Emergency Relief Program
Cash grants (up to $7,500) for small businesses damaged by COVID-19 in Denver, Colorado
FL: Florida Small
Emergency Bridge Loan Program
Loans ($50,000-$100,000) for small businesses with 50 or less employees in Florida.
IL: Chicago Small Business
Low-interest loans (up to $50,000) with up to 5-year repayment terms for Chicago-based small businesses, depending on revenue prior to the virus.
MI: Michigan Small Business Relief
Grants (up to $10,000) to cover working capital and loans ($50,000-$20,000 at 0.25% interest rates) will be available in to small businesses in the State of Michigan starting in April.
York City Employee Retention Grant Program
Grants (up to $27,000) to cover 40% of payroll costs for NYC-based small businesses with four employees or less with a 25% revenue loss due to COVID-19.
NY: New York City Small Business
Interest loans (up to $75,000) to cover revenue losses for NYC-based small businesses with less than 100 employees that have suffered at least 25% revenue loss due to COVID-19.
Quick Financial Tips
- • Take advantage of The Coronavirus Stimulus Package
- • Renegotiate payment terms with your vendors and suppliers.
- • Take advantage of tax deferrals.
- • Eliminate or reduce nonessential costs.
- • Increase your credit and add to your liquid reserves.
- • Apply for a small business interest loan.
- • Look into grants offered by foundations and companies
- • Review your state government's emergency resources.
- • Sit down and plan with your employees.
CDC Cleaning and Disinfection Recommendations
Important steps to disinfect your workplace if an employee tests positive for COVID-19.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Guidance on preparing workplaces for CoVid-19.
COVID-19 Print Resources
Downloadable print-outs for the workplace, such as handwashing posters, COVID-19 FAQs, and other important information for your employees.
COVID-19 Video Resources
YouTube videos on social distancing and how you can mitigate risks of spreading the virus in your community and the workplace.
WHO COVID-19 Myth Busters
Myth vs. Fact: A list of the most common misconceptions about COVID-19 with downloadable graphics to keep your team informed and armed with science-backed facts.
First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA)
The Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Employee Expanded Family and Medical Leave Rights was signed to protect employees from the impact of COVID-19 by providing paid sick leave and free coronavirus testing, expanding food assistance and unemployment benefits, and requiring employers to provide additional safety for health care workers.
Health, Wellness and Leave Benefits for COVID-19 Positive Employees
The Society for Human Resource Management's summarized CDC recommendations and benefit programs for employees who may have COVID-19.
How to Show Your Support to Employees
The Society for Human Resource Management's compiled ways on to ease your team's anxiety during the coronavirus pandemic.
WHO Guidelines on How to Wear a Mask
The right way to wear a mask and how to properly dispose after using.
Which Businesses can Continue Operating during COVID-19 closures?
The Department of Homeland Security has issued a list to guide which business should continue on modified operations during coronavirus-related closures.
Dr. Oz's COVID-19 Center: News,
Updates, & Tips
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Quick Health Tips
- 1. Prominently display your policies on employee and customer safety, sanitizing, and physical distancing around the premises.
- 2. In congregate settings, use floor markings to maintain a distance of at least 6 feet.
- 3. Provide hand sanitizers and disinfectant wipes at the entryways.
- 4. Regularly wipe down commonly used surfaces like shopping baskets and counter tops.
- 5. Assure your customers and employees by sanitizing the cash register counter top after every transaction.
CDC Interim Guidance for Businesses and Employers to Plan and Respond to Coronavirus
Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
CDC's guidelines for non-health businesses on workplace health and safety and reducing transmission among employees
Site for General Information on COVID-19
This site contains the latest official information from the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Task Force at the White House.
Department of Homeland Security
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) efforts in preparedness and readiness have facilitated a speedy response in confronting COVID-19, keeping Americans safe, and helping detect and slow the spread of the virus.
Coronavirus: Catalogue of U.S. Government
Learn about what the U.S. government is doing in response to coronavirus (COVID-19).