COVID-19 CONTRACTOR & SMALL BUSINESS RESOURCE & INFORMATION LINKS


MWIS COVID-19 Construction Safety Webinar – now available to view online!

Senior Safety Manager Anthony Malson of Merriwether & Williams Insurance Services (MWIS) was the key presenter during this June 2020 Zoom webinar on COVID-19 Construction Safety. As part of our role in providing technical support and training to the small contractor community, MWIS has posted the video to our new YouTube channel, which will also be used to share additional education, information and technical support.

View Safety Webinar

NATIONAL

Financial Resources

Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) COVID-19 Rural Relief Small Business Grants | Opens Monday, October 26, 2020. Deadline Monday, November 2, 2020.

“Business for All” COVID-19 Business Resource Center

“Business for All” COVID-19 Small Business Relief Grants of up to $50K

Federal Government COVID-19 Resources

IRS COVID-19 Information

CDC COVID-19 Funding Sources Data

SBA Disaster Loan Assistance

CDC Small Business Finance Tips and Resources

Opportunity Fund Small Business Loans of up to $20 Million

Facebook Small Business Grants

SCORE Small Business Resource Guide



Health & Safety Resources

World Health Organization: Advice to the Public

US Labor Department Overview

CDC Interim COVID-19 Guidance for Businesses and Employers

Johns Hopkins online COVID-19 educational infographic

Workplace Guidance for Employers and Workers

CDC General Cleaning and Disinfection Guideline

CDC Workplace Cleaning and Disinfection Guidelines

EPA Guidelines on Disinfectants

CDC Downloadable PDF Tips on Managing Non-life threatening COVID-19 Respiratory Symptoms at Home

CDC Library of Printable COVID-19 Resources

Center for Construction Research and Training COVID-19 Resources

AGC Safety and Health Resources for Construction

OSHA COVID-19 Construction Safety Guidelines PDF

OSHA COVID-19 Downloadable Workplace Guidelines

OSHA Workplace COVID-19 Additional Relevant Guidance

Center for Biocide Chemistries List of EPA pre-approved cleaning products for business owners, health professionals and the general public

 

NORTHERN CA

Alameda County

Alameda County Public Health Department Current Public Health Order and Guidelines

COVID-19 Websites for District 5 Cities. District 5 cities have set up their own websites with relevant information, resources, and updates regarding COVID-19. Whether you want to know about what essential services will remain open, if parking rules will be enforced, or how you can help support your neighbors and local businesses in need of assistance, be sure to check back regularly on these websites for the most up-to-date information:

City of Albany              City of Berkeley   

City of Emeryville        City of Oakland

City of Piedmont

Alameda County: District Supervisor’s Updates Available:

District 1 – Supervisor Scott Haggerty’s COVID-19 Resource Update
District 2 – Supervisor Richard Valle’s COVID-19 Resource Update
District 3 – Supervisor Wilma Chan’s COVID-19 Resource Update
District 4 – Supervisor Nate Miley’s COVID-19 Resource Update
District 5 – Supervisor Keith Carson’s COVID-19 Resource Update

Alameda County Latest Updates to COVID-19 “Shelter in Place” Public Health Order

Alameda County Small Business Development Center

Bay Area Legal Aid COVID-19 Resources

Berkeley Chamber of Commerce COVID-19 Resources

City of Oakland Outreach Toolkit for COVID-19 | Information and resources in multiple languages

City of Oakland Expanded COVID-19 Testing

City of Oakland, Working Solutions | $500,000 in Emergency Grants to Small Businesses

Oakland Business Assistance Center

East Bay Economic Development Alliance

City of Oakland COVID-19 Resources

City of Oakland Business Tax Payment Plans and Waivers

Alameda County “First Five” | COVID-19 Resources for children and families

Alameda County Food Bank

Bay Area United Way COVID-19 Community Relief Fund

Alameda Unified School District | Free “Grab and Go” Meals for K-12
Oakland Unified School District | Free “Grab and Go” Meals for K-12
San Leandro Unified School District | Free “Grab and Go” Meals for K-12

Pacific Community Ventures | Loans from $10K – $200K
Working Solutions | Loans up to $50K
Main Street Launch – Oakland | Loans from $10K – $250K

City and County of San Francisco

SF Mayor London Breed Announces $1.5 M Funding | To Establish City’s first African-American Small Business Revolving Loan Fund

Small Business Grants from Salesforce | $10,000 each to help small businesses.

City and County of San Francisco Public Health Order PDF

City and County of San Francisco available services during COVID-19

San Francisco Mayor’s COVID-19 COVID-19 guidelines and information

City & County of San Francisco’s Office of Economic and Workforce Development | COVID-19 information and resources for businesses and employees

City & County of San Francisco’s Office of Economic and Workforce Development | COVID-19 Small Business Resiliency Fund

San Francisco Chamber of Commerce COVID-19 Resources

Treasurer & Tax Collector, City & County of San Francisco | COVID-19 Tax and License Deferrals

City of San Francisco’s list of internet providers helping businesses and families get online

Bay Area Legal Aid COVID-19 Resources

San Francisco Department of Public Health COVID-19 Resources

San Francisco Department of Public Health COVID-19 Guidelines

San Francisco Department of Public Health COVID-19 updates and guidance

City of San Francisco Downloadable COVID-19 Information PDF

San Francisco Food Bank

City & County of San Francisco Human Services Agency | Home-Delivered Meals Program

San Francisco Unified School District | “Grab and Go” Meals for K-12

Pacific Community Ventures | Loans from $10K – $200K
Working Solutions | Loans up to $50K
San Francisco Main Street Launch | Loans up to $250K

STATEWIDE

SOUTHERN CA

City and County of Los Angeles

City of Los Angeles – Mayor Garcetti’s COVID-19 Public Health Order

City of Los Angeles COVID-19 updates

LA County Department of Public Health COVID-19 page

SBDC LA COVID-19 Resource Guide

Jewish Free Loan Association | Loans of up to $36K for Los Angeles and Ventura County-based small businesses

Los Angeles Small Business Finance Center | Small Business Loan Guarantee Program (regional Division of SBA Loan Program)

Los Angeles Economic Development Corporation | Layoff Aversion Programs

Community Legal Aid of Southern CA | Legal Assistance for Family, Housing, Health, Safety, Economic issues and more)

Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce COVID-19 Guide

Download L.A. Small Business Resiliency Toolkit PDF

Small Business Low-Rate Emergency Microloan Program | Loans from $5K to $20K
Pacific Community Ventures | Loans from $10K – $200K
Working Solutions | Loans up to $50K

Los Angeles Food Bank

Every Table | Affordable food delivery

Food Assistance | Free meals for K-12 children

LAUSD “Grab & Go” Food Center | Free meals for K-12 children

Long Beach Unified School District | Free Meals for K-12 children

TEACH Academy of Technologies | Free “to-go” meals for K-12 children

Los Angeles Tenants Union | Avoiding eviction for tenants

St Francis Center | Assistance with low-income meals, housing, rent and utilities

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