COVID-19 Resources


Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act: In addition to traditional SBA funding programs, the CARES Act established several new temporary programs to address the COVID-19 outbreak | Learn more.
US House of Representatives Families First COVID-19 Constituent Service Resources Toolkit​​​​​​​
The Senate has passed HR-7010 that makes changes to the Payroll Protection Program. See the video here for important information regarding these changes.



Ten Steps All Workplaces Can Take to Reduce Risk of Exposure to Coronavirus Poster ENGLISH | SPANISH​​​​​​​


Webinar Available: Protecting Your Employees & Cal/OSHA Requirements Related to Coronavirus

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Facebook Launches Small Business Grants Program

Facebook is offering $40 million to provide U.S. businesses with cash grants and ad credits during COVID-19 in the thirty-four cities where Facebook has offices or data centers – prioritizing 50% of grants to minority and women-owned businesses. Small businesses can visit to find out if they are eligible and how they can apply. 

To view the Chamber Facebook, click here.

Defer Payment of Sales and Use Taxes

California is providing broad assistance to small businesses and employers impacted by COVID-19. This includes Small business interest free deferral of sales/use tax up to $50,000 for businesses with less than $5 million in taxable sales. Click here.​​​​​​​

Paycheck Protection Program

To apply for forgiveness of your Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan, you (the Borrower) must complete this application ​​​​​​​as directed in these instructions, and submit it to your Lender (or the Lender that is servicing your loan). Borrowers may also
complete this application electronically through their Lender.

Does the California Consumer Privacy Act Prevent Me from Checking Employees’ Temperatures?

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect our economy, business owners are trying their best to ensure that employees returning to the workplace are safe to resume their duties, particularly when those duties involve interactions with other people. For this reason, many businesses are implementing safety procedures that often include temperature checks for employees resuming their work.
Click here to read more.


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