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

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...


News Release from Oregon Dept. of Consumer & Business ServicesPosted on FlashAlert: June 30th, 2021 12:03 PM Downloadable file: Oregon OSHA logoDownloadable file: DCBS logo (Salem) – Oregon OSHA today removed the facial covering and physical distancing...

SACC Press Release on Governor Brown’s Reopening Statement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 25, 2021 Contact: Tom Hoffert, CEO, Salem Area Chamber of Commerce 503-581-1466 | Salem, OR – The Salem Chamber welcomes the pivotal announcement today by Governor Kate Brown regarding a full reopening of Oregon’s...

Oregon OSHA will repeal parts of COVID-19 workplace rule in line with governor’s announced vaccination target

Contact information ​Aaron Corvin, Public Information Officer971-718-6973,​ Click to subscribe​ Salem, OR — As Oregon Gov. Kate Brown  announced last week, once Oregon reaches the 70 percent vaccination threshold the state will not require...


What Oregonians can expect to see as COVID restrictions ease has now become clearer, with Gov. Kate Brown defining what will happen when the state hits her goal of 70% of adults 18 and older receiving at least one shot.   In an announcement Friday, the governor said...

NEWS RELEASE: Governor Kate Brown Announces $1 Million “Take Your Shot Oregon” Vaccination Campaign

All vaccinated Oregonians 12 and older eligible for cash prizes or scholarships   One $1 million prize, 36 $10,000 county winners, and five $100,000 scholarship winners    (Salem, OR) — Governor Kate Brown announced today the launch of the Take Your Shot Oregon...

Governor Kate Brown Sets Vaccination Targets for Oregon to Begin to More Fully Reopen Economy

Salem, OR—Most restrictions to be lifted statewide when 70% of Oregonians 16 and older receive first doseBeginning May 21, counties eligible for option to move to Lower Risk when 65% of county residents 16 and older receive first dose and submit plan to close vaccine...

Governor Kate Brown Announces County Risk Level Changes

With hospitalization rate leveling, 15 counties to return to High Risk effective Friday, May 7   (Salem, OR) — Governor Kate Brown today announced updates to county risk levels under the state's public health framework to reduce transmission and protect Oregonians...

Governor Kate Brown Extends State of Emergency Amid COVID-19 Surge in Cases, Hospitalizations

Charts path for lifting emergency orders as number of vaccinated Oregonians increases   (Medford, OR) — Governor Kate Brown today extended her declaration of a state of emergency for COVID-19 for 60 days, until June 28, 2021, unless earlier rescinded or extended.The...

Governor Kate Brown Announces Updates to County Risk Levels

Updated risk levels take effect Friday, April 23 (Salem, OR) — Governor Kate Brown today announced updates to county risk levels under the state's public health framework to reduce transmission and protect Oregonians from COVID-19. The framework uses four different...

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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