COVID-19 Business & Individual Resources

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November 02, 2020

NEW / TIME SENSITIVE 

  • PPE Unite: Providing Free PPE to Your Business 
    • LA County Consumer & Business Affairs partnered with public and private sector organizations to create access to personal protective equipment for small businesses across the County of Los Angeles through PPE Unite™.
    • PPE for small businesses may include: face masks, hand sanitizer, face shields 
    • Get your free 30 days of PPE 
      • PPE will be offered on a first come, first served basis while supplies last
    • Sign up here: https://www.ppeunite.org/

ONGOING

  • City of Los Angeles: LA Al Fresco
    • The City is offering streamlined, immediate approval for eligible businesses to provide outdoor seating in the following areas: sidewalks, private parking lots, street parking spaces, lane closures, street closures.
    • More information
    • Apply here
  • Google: Grow with Google "Paso a Paso" 
    • Free tools and training to help any Latino-owned business adapt and grow 
    • More information
  • SBA COVID-19 Resources for Small Businesses
  • SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans 
  • SBA Debt Relief
    • The SBA will pay 6 months of principal, interest, and any associated fees that borrowers owe for all current 7(a), 504, and Microloans in regular servicing status as well as new 7(a), 504, and Microloans disbursed prior to September 27, 2020. This relief is not available for Paycheck Protection Program loans or Economic Injury Disaster loans. 
    • More information here: https://www.sba.gov/funding-programs/loans/coronavirus-relief-options/sba-debt-relief
  • SBA Disaster Assistance due to civil unrest
    • The deadline to apply for an SBA federal disaster loan was extended to Sept. 16, 2020. Applications for Economic Injury are due by March 17, 2021
    • Disaster recovery loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) are now available to all LA County small business owners and nonprofits who suffered physical damage or economic injury due to the recent civil unrest that began on May 26, 2020.
    • Apply Online: applicants may apply online, receive additional disaster assistance information & download applications at disasterloanassistance.sba.gov.  

Resources from County & City Government Agencies

  • CA Gov - Get Digitial 
  • LA County Disaster Help Center
    • Counselors are available Monday through Friday between 8:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. to help business owners navigate emergency loan applications and help individuals that were recently laid off due to this emergency. Multilingual help is available. 
    • Contact: 
  • LA County Public Health Reopening Toolkits
  • LA County COVID-19 Safety Compliance Program 
    • Program for Los Angeles County businesses currently permitted to operate to voluntarily self-certify that they are fully implementing the required COVID-19 Protocols from the Los Angeles Department of Public Health (Public Health). This process will help business owners follow the required Protocols and maintain their operations with as much safety as possible for their staff, customers, and visitors. The COVID-19 Safety Compliance Certificate is not required, but it is recommended.
    • More info + certification program here
  • Emergency Food Distribution by LA County Workforce Development Aging and Community Services 
    • LA County Workforce Development Aging and Community Services (WDACS) is still providing emergency food distribution at community and senior centers to low-income families and older adults. 
    • More information + service centers here: https://wdacs.lacounty.gov/
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SBA Paycheck Protection Program – CLOSED