COVID-19 General Business Resources
- Guidance for Businesses and Employers to Plan and Respond to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
- CA GO-Biz Helpful Information for Employers and Workers
- Benefits for Workers Impacted by Coronavirus
- IRS Coronavirus Tax Relief
- Facebook Small Business Grants Program
- Google pledges $800+ million to support small businesses and crisis response
- SBA Offers Disaster Assistance to California Small Businesses Economically Impacted by the Coronavirus (COVID-19)
The U.S. Small Business Administration is offering low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital to California small businesses suffering substantial economic injury as a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Read more. Applicants may apply online, receive additional disaster assistance information and download applications at http://covid19relief.sba.gov. Applicants may also call SBA's Customer Service Center at 800.659.2955 or email disastercustomerservice@ for more information on SBA disaster assistance. sba.gov
- JFLA Loans Available for Those Affected by Coronavirus
Jewish Free Loan Association (JFLA) is offering no fee and interest-free loans of up to $10,000 to cover: small business losses, lost wages, child care costs and funds lost due to cancelled travel plans. Learn more
- CalCAP Small Business Lender Contact List
- PCR State Guarantee and new Disaster Guarantee
- EXIM Extends Assistance to U.S. Customers and Lenders Amid COVID-19 Outbreak
- California IBank has a Small Business Loan Guarantee Program for guarantees currently up to $1 million and a micro lending program for loans up to $10,000 with accommodations for disasters. The program is run with Financial Development Corporation partners
- Fisher Phillips Comprehensive COVID-19 FAQs for Employers
- Fisher Phillips Post-Pandemic Back-To-Business FAQs For Employers
- U.S. Department of Labor Families First Coronavirus Response Act - Paid Sick Leave FAQ
- Pandemic Unemployment Assistance
- CDC Guidance for Implementing Safety Practices
- Payroll Tax Deferral
Employers experiencing a hardship as a result of COVID-19 may request up to a 60-day extension of time from the EDD to file their state payroll reports and/or deposit state payroll taxes without penalty or interest. A written request for extension must be received within 60 days from the original delinquent date of the payment or return. Learn more.
- Benefits for Workers Impacted by Coronavirus
- Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) Resources for Employers and Workers - Labor & Workforce Development Agency
- Guide to the Employee Retention Tax Credit For COVID-19 Impacted Employers
- CA has waived the one-week waiting period for those unemployed or disabled as a result of COVID-19
- IRS Tax Filing and Payment Deadlines Q&A - As of April 9, 2020
- COVID-19 FAQs on Laws Enforced by the California Labor Commissioner's Office
- DHS announces flexibility in requirements related to Form I-9 compliance
- City of Vernon Hotline (323) 826-3648 (www.cityofvernon.org/COVID19)
- Vernon City Hall is currently closed to the public due to COVID-19. The City continues to provide essential services to businesses and residents. The City's hotline is available to respond to non-emergency requests and inquiries.
- Disaster Distress Helpline 1-800-985-5990 (www.disasterdistress.samhsa.gov)
- The Disaster Distress Helpline, is a 24/7, 365-day-a-year, national hotline dedicated to providing immediate crisis counseling for people who are experiencing emotional distress related to any natural or human-caused disaster. The Disaster Distress Helpline is providing immediate counseling to anyone seeking help in coping with the mental or emotional effects caused by developments related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
- 2-1-1 LA
- 211 LA is the central source for providing information and referrals for all health and human services in LA County. The 2-1-1 phone line is open 24 hours, 7 days a week, with trained Community Resource Advisors prepared to offer help with any situation, any time.
- The Veterans Crisis Hotline (800) 273-8255 Press "1" (www.veteranscrisisline.net)
- The Veterans Crisis Line is a free, confidential resource that is available to anyone, even if you are not registered with VA or enrolled in VA health care. Responders at the Veterans Crisis Line are specially trained and experienced in helping Veterans of all ages and circumstances. If you are a Veteran in crisis or concerned about one, caring, qualified VA responders are standing by to help 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
- DCBA Consumer and Business Line (800) 593-8222 (www.dcba.lacounty.gov/coronavirus)
- If you believe you have been the victim of a price increase or suspect that a business is abusing consumers with price increases, contact the Los Angeles County Department of Consumer and Business Affairs.