COVID-19 Business Community Resources

SAIF Coronavirus Workers Safety Fund

Press release:

Business Oregon Impact Survey

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CARES Small Business Loan Guide

CARES Small Business Loan Guide

CARES Act Flow Chart from Committe on Small Business

For small business operators, the CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act) allocated $350 billion to assist businesses in keeping workforces employed during the pandemic.

Willamette Workforce Partnership

The Marion County Immediate Economic Stimulus Funding Program is being managed through the Willamette Workforce Partnership. Applications will be available Tuesday, April 7, and can be submitted on Thursday, April 9. Up to $5,000 grants are available for small business owners with up to five employees. Additional criteria will be available with the application.

Employment, Legal and Tax Concerns for Businesses Conference Call for March 24

Saalfeld Griggs PC & Aldrich Advisors + CPAs  Presentation

Link to the webinar

Families First Coronavirus Response Act

Families First Coronavirus Response Act

COVID-19-Related Tax Credits for Required Paid Leave Provided by Small and Midsize Businesses FAQs

Oregon will lift indoor mask requirements no later than March 31

State health officials will maintain masks for now due to high numbers of COVID-19 hospitalizations PORTLAND, Ore. – Oregon will remove general mask requirements for indoor public places no later than March 31, state health officials announced today. By late March,...

Supreme Court Blocks President Biden’s vaccine and Test Mandate on Large Employers

The Supreme Court ruled today that Biden’s emergency temporary standard mandating vaccines for large employers was outside of OSHA’s authority and power. "Although Congress has indisputably given OSHA the power to regulate occupational dangers, it has not given that...

Governor Kate Brown Announces Special Session to Prevent Winter Evictions

NEWS RELEASENovember 30, 2021Media Contact:Charles Boyle, 503-931-7773 (Salem, OR) — Governor Kate Brown today announced that she will be calling the Legislature into special session on December 13 to address eviction protections for renters.“As we enter our coldest...

Federal Court Freezes OSHA Large Employer Vaccine Mandate

On Friday, November 12th, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit issued an order blocking enforcement of OSHA’s COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS). This ruling means that OSHA is not allowed to take any steps to implement or enforce the ETS mandate...

Governor Kate Brown Provides COVID-19, Pfizer Booster Shot Update

Governor, OHA committed to ensuring anyone eligible, especially vulnerable Oregonians, able to get a booster shot   (Salem, OR) — In a press conference today, Governor Kate Brown provided an update on the current state of COVID-19 and the state's plan for delivering...

September Forum Speaker Series – Full Video On September 13th we welcomed Colt Gill, Director of the Oregon Department of Education and Deputy Superintendent of Public Education, who was the keynote speaker at our Forum Speaker Series event. Colt spoke about the direction and...

OHA Mask Rule 8-12-2021

OHA Mask RuleDownload

Oregon Returns to Mask Mandates   Following her press release yesterday, Governor Brown hosted a press conference this morning outlining the return to statewide indoor mask mandates. The new mask requirement is for all indoor public settings, including businesses, and...

Vaccination to Prevent COVID-19 Outbreaks with Current and Emergent Variants — United States, 2021

Summary The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is issuing this Health Alert Network Health Advisory to notify public health practitioners and clinicians about the urgent need to increase COVID-19 vaccination coverage (i.e., the percentage of the...

Governor Kate Brown Thanks Oregonians for Dedication, Service at Reopening Celebration

All remaining COVID-19 health and safety restrictions lifted in Oregon as of today  (Portland, OR) — Governor Kate Brown today thanked Oregonians for their dedication and service throughout the COVID-19 pandemic at a reopening celebration at Providence Park in...

SBA Disaster Loan Assistance

PPP Affiliation Interim Final Rule

PPP Borrower Application Form

Paycheck Protection Program Information

Financial Institutions Participating the Paycheck Protection Program

With $349 Billion in Emergency Small Business Capital Cleared, SBA and Treasury Begin Unprecedented Public-Private Mobilization Effort to Distribute Funds

SBA Disaster Assistance in Response to the Coronavirus


Workshare Oregon

Work Share provides Oregon businesses an alternative to layoffs. This program allows employers to leverage unemployment insurance (UI) to subsidize a portion of lost wages for employers whose work time is reduced due to market downturns or other business stressors.


Restaurant Employee Relief Fund

Grants will be made available, starting April 2, to restaurant industry employees who have been adversely impacted by COVID-19 financially.


Cascade Employers Assocation Layoff Preparation & Administration Guides

Coronavirus Resource for Employers

Layoff Preparation and Administration Quick Guide


Emergency Child Care Programs

Emergency Child Care Facility Application

Early Learning Division Supports Emergency Child Care Programs

Society of Human Resources Management


Center for Disease Control’s Business Guidance and Recommendations:



Local and Tribal Emergency Managers

Oregon Local Emergency Managers pdf


Saalfeld Griggs Law Firm:


Marion County Guide for Businesses:


Share Business Testimony on Coronavirus impact with Oregon State Chamber of Commerce





Oregon Office of Economic Analysis

COVID-19: The Square Root Recovery?


Construction Industryand State Agencies Partner to Keep Workers Safe Amid COVID-19

OHBA CCB OSHA Partner press release


Governor Brown’s Press Releases

Executive Order 20-13


State of Oregon – BOLI

Emergency Exemption to Maximum Working Hours in Certain Manufacturing Establishments – BOLI



State of Oregon Employment Department


COVID-19 OED Resources for Employers and Workers


Business Oregon COVID-19 Resources


Oregon State Police Emergency Declaration Enforcement FAQ

OSP Enforcement FAQ


State of Oregon COVID-19 Related Business Layoffs, Closures, and Unemployment Insurance Benefits


Oregon Employment Department:

Unemployment Insurance


Oregon Health Plan & COVID-19

Interface Network COVID-19_OHP AssistanceFlyer


The Oregon Health Authority:


World Health Organization

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