COVID-19 Updates & Resources

Here are the latest COVID-19 updates and resources to help your business recover and reopen safely.


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COVID-19 Updates & Resources

Virtual Business Consulting

Do you have questions about COVID-19, or do you need help with the resources provided? Our consultants are ready to help you when you need them. For your safety and convenience, we will be conducting virtual consulting sessions – at no cost to you. Our expert consultants will guide you through every application, resource, and question you have to help your business prepare and recover. Sign up for our virtual consulting services below or call us at 1-800-616-SBDC (7232).

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Ask SBDC Webinars

Information is changing and updating daily and we want to make sure small business owners are being provided the most up to date factual information as to what is available for funding.

The SBDC is providing weekly webinars on Wednesday for the small business community on information as it relates to funding information during the COVID-19 pandemic.

We will be discussing the Economic Injury Disaster Loan, Payroll Protection Program, Disaster Bridge Loan, 7a Forgiveness Program, and other funding opportunities for your business.

The webinar will be 30-40 minutes daily with a brief Q&A after.

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Local Grant and Loan Programs

Several local Orange County and Inland Empire cities are offering loan and grant programs to help their small businesses experiencing financial losses as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic in partnership with the SBDC. Learn more about which cities are participating and the latest information for each program.

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Local Grant and Loan Programs

Let Us Help Promote Your Business

We want to ensure that when things go back to normal your business can too! In the meantime, we want to help promote your small business in any way we can. Help us tell your story by clicking the button below and answering some questions we have in order for us to help you promote.

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Statewide Industry Specific Informational Videos

Below are statewide industry-specific informational videos to provide a more in-depth look at how to safely and successfully reopen in California. Each webinar will provide guidance and discuss the specific reopening checklists available for various industries.

Dine-In Restaurants

Hotels and Lodging

Logistics & Warehousing

Manufacturing

Office Workspaces

Retail

Statewide Industry Specific Informational Videos

Restaurant Rapid Recovery Videos

Learn how you can help your restaurant recover and succeed in the post-COVID world. The videos below will cover a range of topics including reopening procedures, menu revising, employee rehiring, how to gain customer trust, and how to alter everyday operations for a safe and healthy environment.

Reopening Procedures

Menu Revising & Employee Rehiring

Customer Experience

Contact Reductions & Operations

 

Restaurant Rapid Recovery Videos
COVID-19 Employer Resource Guide

COVID-19 Employer Resource Guide

Download this guide which provides information and FAQs about the Employment Development Department (EDD) resources, SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loan program, our SBDC Finance Center and how we can help – and much more.

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Restaurant Reopening Resource Guide

Restaurant Reopening Resource Guide

This guide will take you through what steps to take before and after opening your restaurant to ensure compliance with guidelines and ensure the safety of employees and customers.

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How to Keep Your Restaurant Running and Successful Resource Guide

How to Keep Your Restaurant Running and Successful Resource Guide

This guide for restauranteurs will go over some practices that can be implemented to streamline operations given the new reality we’re currently facing.

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5 Strategies to Keep Your Business Healthy During Interruptions Resource Guide

5 Strategies to Keep Your Business Healthy During Interruptions Resource Guide

Read our guide on steps you can take to keep your business running despite current interruptions.

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SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan Resource Guide

SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan Resource Guide

Have questions about U.S Small Business Administration’s Economic Injury Disaster Loan? Take a look at our guide on the U.S Small Business Administration’s Economic Injury Disaster Loan. We answer your most frequently asked questions.

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