The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is a great resource for your business especially during this pandemic.
The following LINKS will help you prepare for reopening your business.
The pandemic has affected different industries differently — likewise, the reopening process will vary by sector. Here are sector-specific guidance from some of the leading industry associations and government sources:
For retailers: National Retail Federation’s Operation Open Doors
For home service providers: AIHA’s Reopening Guidance for At-Home Service Providers
For construction businesses: AIHA’s Reopening Guidance for Construction Environments
For gyms and fitness facilities: AIHA’s Reopening Guidance for Gyms and Workout Facilities
For office-based businesses: AIHA’s Reopening Guidance for General Office Settings
For hair and nail salons: AIHA’s Reopening Guidance for Hair and Nail Salons
For airlines: CDC’s Interim Guidance for Airlines and Airline Crew
For childcare programs: CDC's Reopening Decision Tree for Childcare Programs
For camps and youth programs: CDC's Reopening Decision Tree for Camps and Youth Programs
For schools: CDC's Reopening Decision Tree for Schools
State of California Resources
PPE Information - Safely Making CA
Safely Making CA is a partnership between the California Manufacturers & Technology Association (CMTA), Autodesk, and the State of California. They have created the "Safely Making California” Marketplace to help fill a critical gap for all sectors during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The program will connect CMTA member manufacturers and other manufacturers to employers who have the need to purchase non-medical grade Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
More Covid-19 Resources
- CDC Workplace Decision Tree
- CDC Coronavirus Resource Center for Businesses and Workplaces
- CDC Interim Guidance for Businesses and Employers (Updated May 2020)
- CDC Guidance for Cleaning and Disinfecting Workplaces and Businesses
- CDC FAQs: Reducing the Spread of COVID-19 in Workplaces
- CDC FAQs: Healthy Business Operations
- OSHA Guidance for Preparing Workplaces for COVID-19
National Safety Council - Safe Actions for Employee Returns Report
American Industrial Hygiene Association’s Back to Work Safely Guides
Please note: This Guide is available in Spanish.
To Download the PDF Click HERE
En Espanol - haga clic aquí
Coronavirus Customizable Flyer
Click this LINK for a flyer you can customize and post to inform your employees and customers about the steps you are taking to protect against the spread of COVID-19.
These are common steps recommended by the CDC, states, and local jurisdictions, as of May 18, 2020. This is not a substitute for guidance from your state or local health departments, so please consult those resources as well.
The Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) has compiled helpful information for employers, employees, and all Californians as it relates to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
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