Is my business allowed to remain open? Is my business considered "essential"?

Yolo County issued a county-wide Public Health Order directing residents to shelter in place through May 1, 2020. The order limits activity, travel and business functions to only the most essential needs to slow the spread of covel coronavirus (COVID-19). To see lists of essential and non-essential businesses, refer to Yolo County Shelter In Place 101, call 2-1-1 or visit www.yolocounty.org/health-human-services.

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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?