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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.  


Follow this LINK to open the READY TO REOPEN Guide.

Follow this LINK for State of California Guidelines.

Sector-Specific Guidance

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 restaurants: CDC's Reopening Decision Tree for Restaurants and Bars and National Restaurant Association’s Reopening Guidance

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

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).

US Small Business Administration

Small Business Guidance & Loan Resources

CA Employment Development Department

EDD program benefits are available to workers and employers whose earnings are impacted by Covid-19.

CA GoBiz Office

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.

California For All

California Covid-19 Response Toolkit.

Onward CA

One stop resource for the people of California impacted by job loss during the Covid-19 Pandemic.

Yolo County Workforce Investment Board

Resources for businesses and impacted workers.

Greater Sacramento Economic Council

Information, best practices and strategies to support the region’s economic resiliency and ultimate recovery.

Latest Posts

Small Business Grant Program

By sue@winterschamber.com | September 24, 2020

NEW Small Business Grant Program Yolo County approved a NEW program September 18th that will benefit businesses affected by Covid-19. This program is available to most, if not all, businesses in Winters. If your business experienced any of the following Covid related expenses, you should apply for this grant. Innovation to promote outdoor business to…

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Gov. Newsom Unveils New Blueprint for California

By sue@winterschamber.com | August 31, 2020

Gov Newsom Unveils NEW Blueprint for California On August 28, 2020, Governor Newsom Unveils Blueprint for a Safer Economy, a Statewide, Stringent and Slow Plan for Living with COVID-19 Blueprint recognizes that COVID-19 will be with us for a long time and that we all need to adapt and live differently to get through this…

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Results of June’s Impact Report

By sue@winterschamber.com | July 14, 2020

Results from the Latest Coronavirus Impact Poll According to the latest MetLife & U.S. Chamber of Commerce Small Business Coronavirus Impact Poll, American small businesses report they have reopened in some capacity and are showing signs of optimism about the future, even while still dealing with many ongoing challenges related to the pandemic, Highlights Most businesses…

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SBA Offering NEW Webinars

By sue@winterschamber.com | June 23, 2020

SBA Offering New Webinars for Small Businesses The Sacramento District Office of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is delivering weekly, district-wide webinars titled, “SBA Resources to Help Your Business Rebound from Crisis.” Each webinar provides an overview of the resources below and a Q&A session with attendees. • The Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL)…

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Phase 2 Opening Information

By sue@winterschamber.com | June 10, 2020

Yolo County Information regarding Phase 2 Re-opening Yolo County’s attestation was approved on May 20th by the California Department of Public Health. This allows the County to move more quickly through Stage 2 of the State’s reopening plan. Effective Friday, June 12th, Yolo County will begin allowing additional activities to resume operations. The County is…

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The Greater Economic Council Releases Updated Economic Information

By sue@winterschamber.com | June 9, 2020

Business owners are facing unprecedented challenges during the COVID-19 emergency.

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State Officials Announce Latest Covid-19 Facts

By sue@winterschamber.com | June 8, 2020

State Officials Announce Latest Covid-19 Facts SACRAMENTO – The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19. California now has 133,489 confirmed cases and 4,697 deaths. Testing in California As testing capacity continues to increase across the state, the California Department of Public Health is working to expand access to…

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