COVID-19 & Local Businesses

Federal and National Resources

 CDC Resources

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is providing all businesses an extensive resources and information.


 SBA Resources
The Small Business Administration (SBA) released a toolkit offering guidance for businesses and employers to plan and respond to Coronavirus.

 The Small Business Owner’s Guide to the CARES Act 
 The programs and initiatives in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act that was just passed by Congress are intended to assist business owners with whatever needs they have right now. When implemented, there will be many new resources available for small businesses, as well as certain nonprofits and other employers. 

 U.S. Chamber of Commerce

The coronavirus pandemic is affecting small businesses in a variety of ways. From the loss of business to remote work, things are changing fast during the COVID-19 outbreak and businesses are being forced to adapt. CO— is working to bring you the best resources and information to help you navigate this challenging time. 


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 Greater Yuma Economic Development Corp.
 Local Yuma community partners have gathered a wide variety of resources to support businesses and employees as they help combat the spread of COVID-19.

 Cares Act

The CARES Act Readiness Program for Small Businesses is a free training program that helps both novice and experienced borrowers navigate the CARES Act and get access to the capital they need to sustain their business.

The Arizona Small Business Association and Arizona Chamber of Commerce have joined forces to bring you the CARES Act Readiness Program for Small Businesses. This training program – which is offered at no cost to you – helps both novice and experienced borrowers successfully access relief funds.