COVID-19 Business Resources


Commercial Rent Relief Program

The Oregon Legislative Emergency Board on January 8, 2021, allocated $100 million to fund a new Commercial Rent Relief Program to provide financial assistance to small businesses and landlords adversely affected by economic conditions as a direct result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The program will open for applications on March 8, 2021.

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The Business Recovery Centers for Clackamas County provides resources for Clackamas County businesses to reopen and recover. They also offer complimentary business consulting services to our community’s small businesses.

Clackamas County Business Resources | Clackamas County Business Resources (clackamasbusiness.org)

In Happy Valley, we see our local businesses as partners. We make business needs a priority to assure the success of our community partners, who in turn provide needed goods, services and jobs to our community

To discuss where assistance may be needed please contact

Joseph Briglio, Planning Manager

Jaimie Lorenzini Huff, Policy Analyst

From Senator Jeff Merkley –

Weathering the Storm: Support Available for Small Business in the Coronavirus Relief Packages

Clackamas County

Economic Injury Hotline (503) 742-4BIZ


Clackamas Workforce Partnership and Workforce Resources

Update on Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Clackamas County

Clackamas County Moratorium on Commercial and Residential Evictions

State of Oregon

​Governor’s Coronavirus/COVID-19 Information and Resources website

Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries call line for employers: 971-673-0824

Notice of Relief from Predictive Scheduling Penalties

Expansion of Utilization of OFLA during Statewide Public Health Emergencies

The State of Oregon has many resources available for businesses and employers. Employers can call the Technical Assistance hotline at 971-673-0824 or email bolita@boli.state.or.us.

Small Business Advocacy
Businesses without employees or with fewer than 100 employees can contact the Office of Small Business Assistance via email at business.sos@oregon.gov or by calling toll free 1-844-469-5512

OSHA3990 – Guidance on Preparing Workplaces for COVID-19

Oregon Employment Department: OED_COVID19_INFO@oregon.gov

COVID-19 OED Resources & Links

Temporary Rules for Unemployment Insurance Benefits Flexibility

COVID-19 Related Business Layoffs, Closures, and Unemployment Insurance Benefits

Work Share Oregon

Small Business Administration Disaster Resources:

U.S. Small Business Administration Disaster Loan Program

SBA Disaster Assistance One-Pager

SBA Coronavirus Disaster Loans

U.S. Chamber Resources:

U.S. Chamber Coronavirus Resource Website

U.S. Chamber Disaster Help Desk

Resources to Help Your Small Business Survive

U.S. Chamber Small Business ELA Loan Guide

Construction/Contractor Information


COVID-19 Job Site Practices


DOH (WA) Covid19 Info

Manufacturing Information

OMEP Support for OR Manufacturers -Covid19

Utility Assistance

NW Natural

Portland General Electric

Interim Guidance for Businesses and Employers to Plan and Respond to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

CDC recommended guidance for employers, including advice for developing a response plan and steps that all employers can implement now.

COVID-19 Safety and Health Standards, Control & Prevention External Link
An overview of information for workers and employers about the evolving coronavirus outbreak. Includes links to OSHA standards, control and prevention.

Small Business Administration (SBA) Emergency Impact Disaster Loans (EIDL)

Last Friday, the state of Oregon received the Small Business Administration (SBA) Emergency Impact Disaster Loans (EIDL) declaration that the Governor requested. Small businesses and private, non-profit organizations in the state of Oregon who are suffering substantial economic injury as a result of the coronavirus may now apply for SBA EIDL loans.

  • Up to $2 million in financial assistance (actual loan amounts are based on the amount of economic injury).
  • The interest rate is 3.75% for small businesses.
  • The interest rate is 2.75% for private, non-profit organizations.
  • Long-term repayments up to a maximum of 30 years may be available.

The loan application may be found here: https://disasterloan.sba.gov/ela .

Business Oregon

The state’s economic development agency, has published a list of resources, summarized here:

  • Business Finance Officer Tom Schnell put together this helpful guide that walks businesses through steps they can take to deal with coronavirus fallout, including managing cashflow, payments and guidance on long-term planning.
  • Contact your local Small Business Development Center for business assistance. Find their contact information here.
  • Consider purchasing business interruption insurance, available from many major insurance companies. Law firm Tonkon Torp breaks down the definition of interruption insurance here.
  • Financing, loans, loan guarantees, etc. Find a list on Business Oregon’s resources page.
  • Contact your regional development officer to locate more resources in your area. Find them here.
  • (NEW 3/25) The Oregon Department of Revenue has extended its deadlines for personal and corporate/excise income tax returns and payments to July 15, matching the new federal timeline. However, the payment timeline for estimated payments or businesses with return deadlines after May 15 have not been extended. Read more here.
COVID-19 Information