Businesses and Workers Impacted by Coronavirus


Resources for Businesses and Workers
Impacted by Coronavirus

Business Resources

  • City of Santa Ana Moratorium on Evictions and Foreclosures
    Halts foreclosures and evictions due to non-payment of rent by residential and commercial tenants impacted by the COVID-19. 

  • State of California Coronavirus (COVID-19) Response - Essential Critical Infrastructure Guidance & FAQ's
    California State Public Health Officer and Director of the California Department of Public Health is ordering all individuals living in the State of California to stay home or at their place of residence, except as needed to maintain continuity of operation of the federal critical infrastructure sectors.
  • SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan Assistance
    The U.S. Small Business Administration is offering low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital to California small businesses suffering substantial economic injury as a result of the Coronavirus. 
  • IBank - State of California Disaster Relief Loans 
    Disaster Relief loans available to small businesses needing assistance to overcome economic injury caused by COVID-19. IBank partners with Financial Development Corporation (FDC) partners throughout the state that assists businesses in securing a 95% guarantee on a bank loan.
  • Labor and Workforce Development Agency 
    Provides resources for employers and workers impacted by Coronavirus.

  • EDD Reduced Work Hours - Work Sharing Program
    The State of California Employment Development Department allows employers to apply for the Unemployment Insurance (UI) Work Sharing Program if reduced production, services, or other conditions cause them to seek an alternative to layoffs.

  • SBA Coronavirus (COVID-19): Small Business Guidance & Loan Resources
    The U.S. Small Business Administration provides resources for businesses impacted by Coronavirus. 

  • Santa Ana Small Business Incentive Program Grant
    The City of Santa Ana provides grants to businesses with 5 or fewer employees. Business owners must be within the US Department of Housing and Urban Development 80% income limits, or provide a service to at least 51% low to moderate income residents. 

  • Orange County Small Business Development Center (SBDC) - 714-564-5200
    The SBDC offers free business workshops, consulting services, and resources for businesses including access to grants and loans. Message from SBDC - As concerns continue about coronavirus (COVID-19), we can help you navigate available resources, answer your business questions and be a trusted partner for your business. Despite the impact of COVID-19, rest assured the SBDC is here to help and we value the privilege to be of service. 

  • CDC Interim Guidance for Businesses and Employers
    The Centers for Disease Control provides guidance for businesses and employers to plan, prepare and respond to Coronavirus.

  • GO-Biz Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19)
    The Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development has compiled helpful information for employers, employees and all Californians as it relates to the cornonavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

  • IRS - Coronavirus Tax Relief - Extension
    Treasury and the IRS extend the filing date to July 15, 2020. 

  • State of California Franchise Tax Board - Extension
    The Franchise Tax Board announced updated special tax relief for all California taxpayers due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Santa Ana Businesses in need of assistance may contact the Business Resource Hotline at 714-647-5477.


Worker Resources

Benefits for Workers Impacted By Covid-19