Business Support Resources - COVID-19


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Resources for June 1st Phase I Reopening in Washington County

The City of King City has gathered a comprehensive list of local, county, and state resources for our business community.  We would like to ensure that your King City businesses have the tools and resources needed for a safe reopening.  Please reach out to us if you have any questions or concerns.  We are here to help!


State of Oregon Reopening Plan

Baseline Phase ends May 31, 2020

Phase 1 begins June 1, 2020

Phases 2 and 3 earliest application date is June 22, 2020


Reopen Ready Washington County Health Panel Webinars

Retail Sector

Restaurant Sector

Professional Services

Personal Services


Oregon Health Authority Sector Guidance: Phase I Reopening

Personal Service Providers

FAQs - Personal Services

Restaurants and Bars

FAQs - Restaurants and Bars

Shopping Centers and Malls

FAQs - Shopping Centers and Malls

Fitness-related Organizations (gyms, fitness centers, dance studios, etc.)

FAQs - Fitness-related Organizations


Oregon Health Authority Signage

Clean Hands Save Lives   Clean Hands Save Lives (Spanish) 

Going out? Stay apart. Going out? Stay apart. (Spanish)

Do you have these symptoms? Do you have these symptoms? (Spanish)

Why sign in?  Why sign in? (Spanish) 

Physical Distancing Physical Distancing (Spanish)


Washington County

Reopening Washington County

Posters in Multiple Languages

Equity and Inclusion

Priorities and Objectives

News Highlights

Testing Sites

Contact Tracing

Economic Relief

Face Coverings

Mental Health Matters

While School Is Out

Group Living Activities

Home Guidance

Workplace Guidance

Donations & Volunteers


Additional Oregon Health Authority (OHA) Resources

Reopening Criteria

Reopening Guidance for the Public

Mask and Face Covering Guidance

Cleaning Tips for Restaurants

General Guidance for Employers

Outdoor Recreation Organizations

Retail Stores

FAQs - Retail Stores, Shopping Centers, and Malls

Child Care Operations

Transit Agencies

School Aged Summertime Day Camps


*All linked documents above are in English.  To access documents in Spanish, Arabic, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Hmong, Korean, Marshallese, Russian, Somali, and Vietnamese please click here


Centers for Disease Control

Printable Handwashing Posters

Please Wear Face covering Poster

Guidance for Cleaning & Disinfecting Public Spaces, Workplaces, Businesses

Worker Safety & Support

Prepare Your Small Business

Additional Posters


Additional Resources

Local Businesses with PPE Available

Reopening Washington County


 Other Resources for Business

Resources for Nonprofits
Oregon has adopted temporary changes to Child Care Rules in response to the COVID-19 crisis.
Oregon Community Recovery Grant

Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)

  • Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding has been retooled to help respond to the spread of infectious disease. Grantees may use Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds for a range of eligible activities that prevent and respond to the spread of infectious diseases, including COVID-19. Grantees should coordinate with local health authorities before undertaking any activity to support state or local pandemic response.

For more information view the Quick Guide CDBG Infectious Disease Response PDF.


Business Oregon 

Business Oregon announced the opening of two programs last Friday that cities may use to provide assistance to small businesses impacted by the coronavirus pandemic, and to help cities in their emergency response.

The first announcement was that requests for proposals (RFPs) are now being accepted from Community Development Financial Institutions and Economic Development Districts for $5 million in funding so these organizations may in turn issue grants to small businesses with fewer than 25 employees.  The program encourages efforts to provide access to sole proprietors and historically disadvantaged businesses and seeks to fill gaps in Small Business Administration assistance.  The RFP for this round opened last Friday and is due next Monday, June 1, 2020.  A full description of the program details and application requirements is available on the Business Oregon website.
This is the second of three rounds of $10 million in total funding that the Legislature's Joint Emergency Board pushed out for small business assistance at its April meeting, specifically $5 million of general funds that will be matched with an additional $5 million of lottery and other funds.  Announcements will be made soon on the recipients of the first $2.5 million round of local matching funds, which closed for proposals on May 18. The remaining $2.5 million will be allocated through a final RFP in June.

The second announcement was that Business Oregon has made available $3.75 million of COVID-19 related Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding for non-entitlement communities (cities or counties that don't have a direct allocation of CDBG funds from HUD). The funds will be divided into two project types: $2,000,000 for Small Business/Microenterprise Assistance and $1,750,000 for emergency COVID-19 response assistance projects that prevent, prepare for, and respond to the COVID-19. All program funds are available on a first-come-first-serve basis. Eligible applications will be accepted until all the allocated funding has been exhausted. 
 

 


 

General Business information 

Business Oregon
 has compiled a list of financial assistance resources for small businesses.

Greater Portland Inc. has compiled resources specifically for businesses in the Greater Portland area.

COVID-19 Related Business Layoffs, Closures, and Unemployment Insurance Benefits https://www.oregon.gov/employ/Pages/COVID-19.aspx

Oregon Economic Development Association has compiled a list of ideas for small businesses as they move through this uncertain time period as well as a general list of various resources.

There is a need to have as many businesses as possible complete an Economic Injury Worksheet (available here) to support official certification of an Economic Disaster in Oregon related to the impact of COVID-19. An economic disaster declaration by the U.S. Small Business Administration will open up access to sorely needed business relief through ’s Economic Disaster Assistance program.

It is important that the state receive worksheets this week from businesses quickly from all regions of Oregon. Worksheets should be submitted this week to your local emergency manager, John Wheeler (john_wheeler@co.washington.or.us) (cc: joseph.murray@mil.state.or.us and sonya.mccormick@mil.state.or.us).

The Small Business Administration (SBA) and the Department of Treasury have begun releasing the information that will guide the programs created through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.

To stay up to date on the implementation of these programs, please visit the following websites:

  • SBA – here you will find information on all COVID-19 related programs that SBA is providing, including the Paycheck Protection Program, Economic Injury Disaster Loans and Emergency Grants, and Small Business Debt Relief.

  • Department of Treasury –  here you will find information on the Paycheck Protection Program, as well as other tax provisions meant to help employers, including non-profits.

To help small business owners and entrepreneurs better understand the new programs that will soon be available to them, we have created a comprehensive guide to many of the small business provisions in the CARES Act that was passed by Congress on March 27. These programs and initiatives are intended to assist business owners with whatever needs they have right now. 

While these programs are being implemented, you may continue to use this guide as a source of information about the major programs and initiatives that will soon be available from the SBA and Treasury. Once complete guidance has been announced for all of the programs, we will update the guide to reflect that guidance.

Download the guide here.