This page is a compilation of safe and approved COVID-19 information sites, links to SBA loans, and top CDC-recommended tips that small business owners can take to mitigate risk, protect employees and support customers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The SBA will work directly with state Governors to provide targeted, low-interest loans to small businesses and non-profits that have been severely impacted by the Coronavirus (COVID-19). The SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loan program provides small businesses with working capital loans of up to $2 million that can provide vital economic support to small businesses to help overcome the temporary loss of revenue they are experiencing.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce offers a coronavirus response kit with a compilation of the CDC’s recommendations for businesses and workers across the country. Key points include:
- Determine if flex working is an option
- Create an employee communication plan
- Decide how to handle absenteeism
- Coordinate with local and state officials
- Make a business continuity plan