What resources are available if I have to lay off workers, if I lose my job or if I need to close my business?

Both local, state and new federal Stimulus programs are available to retain and re-hire employees that have been laid off. These include the Paycheck Protection Program and the Emergency Economic Injury Grant in the CARES Act. Visit the guide for the Capitol Region here: www.capitalregionsbdc.com

Contact the YoloWorks Career Center. YoloWorks offers affected workers information and resources on how to file for unemployment insurance, how to set up a CalJobs Account, how to get re-employed as soon as possible and provide additional resources that are available within the county: yoloworks@yolocounty.org or call 530.661.2641

The state Employment Development Department (EDD) provides a comprehensive range of employment and training services in partnership with state and local agencies and organizations, and has instituted special programs in response to COVID-19. Visit EDD website.

To apply for disability, unemployment, paid family leave or sick leave, visit: www.labor.ca.gov/coronavirus2019

Further, companies such as Safeway, Raley’s, Walmart, and Amazon have announced the need for large numbers of new employees amid the COVID-19 outbreak. We encourage you to search for jobs directly at those company’s and others hiring websites.

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1. Is my business allowed to remain open? Is my business considered "essential"?
2. What will happen if a “non-essential business” stays open?
3. Where can I find the publicly available database webpage of Woodland restaurants, cafes, breweries, and wineries offering curbside and home delivery – and how can I be included in this database?
4. What if I am unable to pay my rent during the closure?
5. Will my utilities be shut off if I can’t pay my bill?
6. How will the City help me protect my store or property if needed?
7. What resources are available if I have to lay off workers, if I lose my job or if I need to close my business?
8. What should I be doing to protect my employees from COVID-19?
9. I operate a food service facility - what practices should I follow to keep my patrons safe?
10. Where can I go to get daily updates on COVID-19 cases in Yolo County?
11. If my employer is not taking appropriate safety measures to protect me, who do I contact?
12. Where can I get guidance documents and assistance in SPANISH about COVID-19 for employees and employers?
13. Does the City of Woodland have financial assistance programs for businesses?
14. What federal and state programs are available to help my businesses?
15. If I am applying for / received an Economic Injury Disaster Loan, is my small business eligible to participate in the Paycheck Protection Program?
16. I received an Economic Injury Disaster Loan – Can I apply for the Paycheck Protection Program?
17. Do I have to choose either the Economic Injury Disaster Loan OR the Paycheck Protection Program?