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Redding Chamber Coronavirus Resource Guide

Responding to Coronavirus Federal, State, and Local Resources

The following resources can assist in knowing where to turn to find help for your small business and proactively respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Financial Assistance For Small Businesses

Coronavirus Emergency Loan Small Business Guide and Checklist
Small Business Administration – Loan Guidance and Funding Programs
SBA Paycheck Protection Program
Small Business Development Center – Assistance with SBA Disaster Loans
Understanding the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Stimulus Relief Act – We recommend reading this summary in its entirety and starting the loan application process immediately.

Additional Tips to Assist With Short Term Cash Flow:

Contact your business bank and inquire to see if there are immediate low-interest loan options available to you under the CARES Act.

Apply for a Grant For Your Non-Profit from the United Way Grant Program

Resources for Small Businesses

Coronavirus Small Business Guide
Women’s Business Center at JEDI – Outcome Oriented Business Services for All
Superior California Economic Development – Additional Financial Assistance
Overview of Employer-Paid Leave Provisions and Tax Credits
Disaster Help Desk for Businesses (US Chamber of Commerce)
Coronavirus Communications Toolkit  (US Chamber of Commerce)
Customizable Employee Flyer (US Chamber of Commerce – PDF)
Department of Industrial Relations

Information For Employees

COVID-19 Information from the Employment Development Dept.
File an unemployment claim
File a disability claim

General COVID-19 Information

Information from the State of California
Information from the County of Shasta
Information from the City of Redding

Health Information

Dignity Healthcare (Free Virtual Care — use code COVID19 to waive appointment fee)
Shasta Regional Medical Center
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
California Public Health Information

Please Support Our Local Economy

Download Restaurant Guide for Print
Businesses Offering Special Services 

Additional Ways to Help Businesses

  • Purchase a gift card to bring needed revenue
  • Share a post about a local business using the hashtag #BeSafeSupportLocal
  • Leave an excellent review on Google, Facebook, or Yelp
  • Leave comments and likes on their social media content
  • Tag a business on Facebook or Instagram with rave reviews
  • Call them with an encouraging word
  • Give recommendations about your favorite businesses to friends


Please don’t hesitate to reach out to the Chamber with questions. We are here to help. 530-225-4433.

We are #StrongerThanCorona, and we will get through this together!

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