REOPENING AFTER COVID-19
Visit our page, Reopening Your Business, for downloadable pdfs on how to safely reopen your business, resources from OSHA and CDC, and resources on working from home and mental well-being.
SBA RESOURCES FOR BUSINESS OWNERS
The local and federal governments have taken far-reaching and proactive steps to minimize the impact of COVID-19 across the nation. This could potentially affect small businesses that have been forced to close their doors indefinitely.
Disaster declarations by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) have made low-interest loans available to eligible small businesses struggling in the face of the COVID-19. Be sure to visit the Disaster Loan Assistance website to:
- Check eligible disaster areas
- Apply for a small business loan
- Check application status
Contact the SBA customer service center by phone at 1-800-659-2955 or by email.
Reopening Your Business
COVID-19 has temporarily shuttered the doors of many businesses across the nation. While employee safety remains the top priority, it’s important to consider your vacant property and how to effectively reopen. Although some businesses such as restaurants and medical facilities may require special reopening tasks, here is a list of general items to help the return go smoothly for your building and its systems.
- Big I
- American Property Casualty Insurance Association
- Council of Insurance Agents & Brokers
- Insurance Information Institute
- Coronavirus and Business Income Losses
- Business Income Insurance- Does it cover Coronavirus shutdowns?
- Remote Work Resources for your agency
- Remote Work Best Practices
- 15 Questions about Remote Work, Answered
STATE RESOURCES FOR COVID-19Delaware
- Maryland Dept of Commerce Emergency Relief Fund Programs for Businesses
- Maryland Dept of Labor COVID-19 Layoff Aversion Fund information