Breaking News
On March 19, 2020, Governor Gavin Newsom issued a stay-at-home order to protect the health and well-being of all Californians and to establish consistency across the state in order
to slow the spread of COVID-19.
Read the Updated Executive Order – Stay-at-Home
Essential Business List
COVID-19 Updates and Guidance

If you’re an employee of a small business that was forced to close, financial assistance is available.

State of California
Office of Public Affairs

EDD (Employment Development Department)

EDD (Unemployment Insurance) File an Online Claim

If you’re the owner of a small business impacted by the Covid-19 crisis
financial assistance is available.

Sierra Business Council‘ • Small Business Development Center
Economic Injury Disaster Loans • Business • Employees • Business Interruption Insurance


SBA Providing Disaster Assistance Loans for Small Businesses Impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Loan Fact Sheet and Link to Application


Our role as Community Partners is to support businesses during this difficult period, and so we have compiled a list of resources to provide up to date valid information.  We will keep everyone up to date at our websites and our respective Facebook pages



City of Grass Valley

Community is at the heart of everything we do. As COVID-19 begins to have an increasingly significant impact on communities across the country, we are compiling existing resources, opportunities, and community response examples to help during this crisis.  Know that we are working with the City of Grass Valley and all the community partners to get you information and assistance.  We will send out SBA information with any updates as soon as we have any.

Nevada County 

We encourage you to visit for local information. 
Nevada County ReOpen Plan
Coronavirus Updates and Preparedness at
Business Resources

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You can sign up for Corona Virus-specific emails by scrolling down to Public Health – Coronavirus
Updates from the Nevada County Board of Supervisors  Nevada County Supervisors Facebook Page
Sierra Business Council is a local resource to call at 530.582.4800 

GVDA Find Out Who Is Open!
This may change daily.

We strongly suggest joining the Facebook group Virtual Shop & Support Local, and we will continue to promote it and all of you.

Virtual Shop & Support Local on Facebook
Real-time postings: Aims to keep everyone up to date on businesses that are open, offering curbside pick-up and call in orders and delivery.