CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) TOOLKIT
We have compiled this toolkit for Latino business owners with information from Federal, State and local resources to help them navigate the issues facing small businesses in today's environment. We encourage you to stay up-to-date and take all necessary precautions for your business and employees.
HEALTH & SAFETY
World Health Organization (WHO)
Coronavirus Disease Latest Updates
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
California Department of Public Health
California Labor Commissioner's Office
COVID-19 FAQ on laws enforced by Labor Commission
California Department of Labor and Workforce
Coronavirus Resources for Employers and Workers
(scroll down to the grid to see what benefits your workers may be entitled to)
County of Los Angeles Public Health Department
City of Los Angeles
Free COVID testing for Los Angeles residents has been expanded to LA County residents. Click here for eligibility and scheduling
SoCalGasSoCalGas announces suspension of service disconnection
Charter to offer free access to Spectrum Broadband and Wi-Fi for 60 days for new K-12 and college student households, and more. Click here for more info.
AT&T offered added relief to customers including unlimited home internet and Cisco Webex meeting services for businesses, universities and schools. Click here for more info
Remote work is on the rise. Consilien recommends employers review their data security policies. Watch this videothat provide actionable tips and insights regarding data security.
Facebook announced a small business grant programof $100 million to help small businesses impacted by Coronavirus.
ADDITIONAL FINANCIAL RESOURCES
Loans, retirement and healthcare for small businesses
Capital, Coaching, Connections
Nonprofit that provides financing to undeserved small business owners
List of banks offering to help customers impacted by COVID-19
SMALL BUSINESS SUPPORT
Small Business Majority
Free webinar reviewing the CARES Act stimulus package and how the new law supports small business. On-demand COVID-19 Stimulus Package
Free webinar with funding resources for California small businesses impacted by COVID-19. On-Demand
COVID-19 Daily Updates for Small Businesses
City of Los Angeles
LA CARES Corpsis a partnership between the City and County of LA to provide small businesses with the help they need to apply for federal loans under the CARES Act
Los Angeles City Economic and Workforce Development Program
LA is helping small business with
California Employment Development Department (EDD)
EDD support for business (tax extensions, other program)
Click here for details on these programs and scroll down to the Employer section.
EDD FAQ for COVID-19 (scroll down to Employer section for details)
CA Office of Small Business Advocate
Frequently Asked Questions for California Small Businesses
Business advising to help apply for resources and plan for disruption.
COVID-19 Small Business Response Guide (PDF)
California Infrastructure and Economic Development Bank (IBank)
IBank offers loan programs for businesses affected by disasters in California
US Small Business Administration (SBA)
Coronavirus (COVID-19): Small Business Guidance & Loan ResourcesSBA offering low interest small business loans to businesses in effected CA counties. You can also call SBA's Customer Service Center at 1-800-659-2955
for more information.
LA CityMayor Eric Garcetti has issues an Emergency Order, Safe At Home, in effect until April 19. All LA City residents are to stay inside their residences and immediately limit all movement outside their homes beyond essential activities. Read the guidelines.LA City COVID Updates.
Read CISA Guidelines helping explain what kind of work has been classified as "essential critical infrastructure. Click here.
Governor Newsome takes emergency action & authorizes $150 million in funding to protect homeless Californians from COVID-19. Learn more
CA Dept. of Health News Releases