Resources For Businesses During COVID-19 Outbreak

Coronavirus (COVID-19) has businesses scrambling for information. How do they keep workplaces safe and clean and accommodate changes in employee needs? How might it impact their business and the economy?

The following websites provide a range of resources for businesses, including information about loans, employment, and more.

Resources For Businesses And Workers Affected By COVID-19

Hennepin County Economic Development has compiled a list of resouces for businesses and workers affected by COVID-19. www.hennepin.us/economic-development/impacts/success-stories/Workforce-resources

Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED)

DEED is working proactively to help ensure the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic do not cause unnecessary burdens on employers and workers in Minnesota. mn.gov/deed/newscenter/covid

US Small Business Administration (SBA)

The SBA is working with health and government officials to provide resources to help small business owners maintain their safety and security. www.sba.gov

Hennepin County Business Resources

Federal, state, and local resources to support small businesses and workers. www.hennepin.us/economic-development/impacts/success-stories/Workforce-resources

Golden Valley Open For Business

Golden Valley and New Hope residents, small business owners, or entrepreneurs can get free, one-on-one business consultation services and other assistance from Open To Business, a joint program between Golden Valley and New Hope and the Metropolitan Consortium of Community Developers (MCCD). www.goldenvalleymn.gov/business/opentobusiness/index.php

TwinWest Chamber of Commerce

TwinWest’s information and resources for businesses include federal and state updates, small business programs and funding, essentials of remote workforce, legal and human resource conversations with thought leaders, and more. www.twinwest.com/coronavirus-resources

Minnesota Chamber of Commerce

The Minnesota Chamber of Commerce’s COVID-19 Business Toolkit includes resources to help businesses answer questions and carry on throughout the pandemic. www.mnchamber.com/blog/covid-19-business-toolkit

US Chamber of Commerce

The US Chamber of Commerce provides important and up-to-date information to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 and prepare businesses, workers, and families for the near and long-term impact. /www.uschamber.com