COVID-19 Business Resources

Continuation of Safer at Home Order

The County of Los Angeles Department of Public Health announced the continuation of the Safer At Home Order on May 13, 2020. The order requires higher-risk businesses to remain closed and allows lower-risk retail businesses to reopen for curbside, outside pickup or delivery only.

There are two (2) categories of lower-risk businesses that may reopen:

  1. Retailers that are not located within an Indoor Mall or Indoor Shopping Center
  2. Manufacturing and logistics sector businesses that supply lower-risk retail businesses

Lower-risk businesses that sell goods and services can only provide these goods and services via curbside, outside pickup and delivery. Customers are not allowed inside the business. The owner, manager or operator of the business must prepare, post and implement Protocols for Retail Establishments Opening for Curbside Pickup.

Any non-retail lower risk business that is manufacturing and logistics sector business that supplies lower risk retail businesses, the owner, manager or operator of the business must prepare, post and implement the reopening Protocol for Warehousing, Manufacturing and Logistic Establishments.

Documents may be updated as additional information is available. Please be sure to visit the County’s Department of Public Health website for any updates.

County of Los Angeles Department of Public Health

Protocol for Social Distancing: Appendix A

Reopening Protocol for Golf Courses

Roadmap to Recovery presentation

Notice to Customers poster

Financial Resources
This loanadvance will provide up to $10,000 of economic relief to businesses that arecurrently experiencing temporary difficulties.
This loanprogram provides loan forgiveness for retaining employees by temporarilyexpanding the traditional SBA 7(a) loan program.
Enables smallbusinesses who currently have a business relationship with an SBA ExpressLender to access up to $25,000 quickly.
The SBA isproviding a financial reprieve to small businesses during the COVID-19pandemic.
The Los AngelesCounty Board of Supervisors has approved the Small Business Recovery LoanProgram that is available to the eligible business located in Los AngelesCounty Community Development Block Grant Participating Cities and the LosAngeles County unincorporated communities. This program is being administeredby the Los Angeles County Development Authority (LACDA). The City of Azusa is aparticipating CDBG city.
Business Resources

Business Toolkit

SBDC’s Guide to COVID-19 Loans and Forms

Restaurant Resource Guide
An SBDC’s resource guide for restaurants to help streamline operations given the new reality they are facing.

5 Strategies to Keep Your Business Healthy During Interruptions
Read the SBDC’s guide on steps you can take to keep your business running despite current interruptions.

Coronavirus Response Page at LAEDC

CDC’s Interim Guidance for Businesses and Employers


Sign up for Emergency Alerts from the City by following these instructions.
Emergency Ordinance to Protect Local Residents and Small Businesses – April 10, 2020
FAQ for Businesses Regarding Revised Order – March 21, 2020
Mandatory Temporary Restrictions for Businesses in Response to COVID-19
March 16, 2020 Public Health Order


Coping with COVID-19 Webinars

The SBDC Northern California has compiled an online webinars series related to COVID-19 small business assistance. Watch their full series here.

EIDL Supplemental Forms that may be needed for Disaster Assistance
View this video created by the Northern California SBDC Financial Advisor and get a step-by-step walk through of all the forms needed to apply for the SBA Disaster Relief loan.

Recursos en español

Orientación y recursos de préstamos para las pequeñas empresas
Visite la página de recursos de la U.S. Small Business Administración (SBA) para obtener más información.  

SBDC East Los Angeles
El Centro de negocios SBDC del Este de Los Ángeles presta asesoría gratuita para negocios y empresarios. Llamen al 1(800) 794-1402 para más información o visiten su sitio de web.

Síganlos en su página de Facebook: SBDC East Los Angeles @centrodenegociossbdc donde publican información en español y seminarios gratuitos.