Local Business Support and Resources

Helpful Tips and Resources for Local Businesses Regarding COVID-19

Local Business Announcements 

Emergency Order on Grocery Store Operations and Occupancy Limits (Issued 4/07/2020)

Link to Executive Order: Executive Order

GUIDANCE FOR ESSENTIAL RETAILERS TO MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCING (Issued March 24, 2020)

Please review the Board of Health’s recommendations that go into effect immediately: Board of Health Announcement 

What Businesses Can Do

We urge all employers to be ready to implement strategies to protect their workforce from coronavirus while ensuring continuity of operations. If an outbreak occurs all sick employees should stay home, respiratory etiquette and hand hygiene should be encouraged, and routine cleaning of commonly touched surfaces should be performed regularly.

Interim Guidance for Businesses and Employers

Recovery Assistance Resources for Local Businesses
Small Save Fund Initiative
Paycheck Protection Program (Update 06/05/2020)
SBA Disaster Loan Program 
Small Business Administration Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) Program
Disaster Loan Assistance
COVID-19 Response Fund at the Boston