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The safety of our community is essential to the City of San Ramon. We are maintaining close coordination with Contra Costa County Health Services, and health officers from counties throughout the Bay Area, to help inform the public about the latest efforts to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.

The City of San Ramon values our local business community, and understand the challenges many within our community are facing during this time. We will continue to update this page with new information and resources for local businesses who need additional support right now—if you would like to submit additional resources, please email


Support from the U.S. Government & State of California

 • Interim Guidance for Businesses and Employers (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  

• The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has information on Disaster Assistance, including low-interest loans  to small businesses and nonprofits that have been severely impacted by COVID-19

• Click here to apply online for Federal Disaster Loan Assistance 

• The State of California’s Employment Development Department (EDD) provides a variety of support services to individuals affected by COVID-19

• The Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) has compiled helpful information for employers, employees and all Californians, complete with an FAQ


County / Local Support 

• The City of San Ramon has launched a Business Assistance Program to help local businesses and non-profits access State and Federal resources available due to COVID-19.

Northern California Small Business Development Center and the local chapter, Contra Costa Small Business Development Center, have a helpful COVID-19 Survival Guide 

Innovation Tri-Valley has a detailed COVID-19 Guide for Businesses and Employees

• The Contra Costa County Workforce Development Board has resources for Employers, Employees, and Job Seekers

• The East Bay Economic Development Alliance has compiled extensive resource information to assist businesses and workers in East Bay communities.

• Certified Public Accountants & Business Advisors Sensiba San Filippo have excellent resources for businesses and individuals

• Sensiba San Filippo answers Questions on Employment Law

• In this Innovation Tri-Valley webinar, held on 3/27/20, trusted Tri-Valley advisors share COVID-19 coping strategies and insights with start-ups, small and medium-sized businesses from Hoge Fenton on Vimeo:


Real Estate and Land Use Information

California Association of Realtors

CAR COVID-19 Real Estate Contract Addendum Form

BISNOW (Real Estate News) COVID-19 Feed


Corporate & Business Law Information

CalChamber Advocacy COVID-19 Resources

CARES Act Summary

COVID-19 Government Benefits and Assistance Program

Federal Agencies COVID-19 Response

Operational Tactics for Startups in Combating COVID-19


Employment Law Information

Hoge Fenton


Official Public Health Notices & Re-Opening Information

Contra Costa County Health Orders, including guidance on which businesses may operate:

Contra Costa Public Health Order FAQs (click on "Businesses")

• Business that are not yet permitted to operate under the latest Public Health Order are encouraged to "focus on planning to effectively implement social distancing and related measures in their facilities so they are ready to safely reopen when allowed," according to the Executive Summary of the Public Health Order issued by Contra Costa Health Services on April 29 (in effect May 4–31).

• The State of California has released Industry Guidance for Businesses to follow when re-opening is permitted by County Health Orders.


Official guidance on COVID-19 for Businesses:

U.S. Center for Disease Control

California Department of Public Health

Cal/OSHA Guidance to protect workers from exposure to COVID-19

EBMUD Guidance on How to Ensure Clean Water for businesses re-opening after a period of non-operation