We want to hear from you: contact us directly regarding your needs or concerns as they pertain to COVID-19 response in our region.
City of Sacramento
- City of Sacramento Resources for COVID-19
- Sacramento CARES Mediation Program
Free services for all commercial and residential tenants and landlords in the City of Sacramento for impacts related to COVID and the tenant eviction moratorium.
- Residential and Commercial Tenant Protection
Public, private, labor and nonprofit leaders throughout the Sacramento region have joined forces to raise both awareness of what we as a community are confronting and resources that will be dedicated to help vulnerable populations and small businesses.
City of Citrus Heights
- Citrus Heights Chamber of Commerce
- Citrus Heights COVID information and resources
- Citrus Heights Shop Local Business List
City of Elk Grove
- Elk Grove Chamber of Commerce
- City of Elk Grove Resources for COVID-19
- City of Elk Grove Foreclosures & Eviction FAQ (Commercial and Residential)
City of Folsom
City of Rancho Cordova
El Dorado County
City of Auburn
City of Loomis
City of Rocklin
City of Roseville
- City of Davis COVID-19 Updates and Resources
- Davis Downtown COVID-19 Community Support Page
- Davis Chamber COVID-19 Response Facebook Page
- West Sacramento Chamber of Commerce
- City of West Sacramento COVID-19 Resources & Updates
- City of West Sacramento Residential and Commercial Tenant Temporary Moratorium on Eviction
California State Resources
- California EDD’s UI Work Sharing Program
This program allows employers to seek an alternative to layoffs, retaining their trained employees by reducing their hours and wages that can be partially offset with UI benefits. Workers of employers who are approved to participate in the Work Sharing Program receive the percentage of their weekly UI benefit amount based on the percentage of hours and wages reduced, not to exceed 60 percent. Visit Work Sharing Program to learn more about its benefits for employers and employees, and how to apply.
- California EDD Rapid Response Services for Businesses
Employers planning a closure or major layoffs as a result of the coronavirus can get help through the Rapid Response program. Rapid Response teams will meet with you to discuss your needs, help avert potential layoffs, and provide immediate on-site services to assist workers facing job losses. For more information, refer to the Rapid Response Services for Businesses Fact Sheet (DE 87144RRB) (PDF) or explore other alternatives from California EDD to laying off employees.
- Capital Region Small Business Development Center
Resources and toolkits available online for business owners and operators.
- California Restaurant Association Resources
Resources specific to the restaurant industry from the California Restaurant Association.
- Labor and Workforce Development Agency
Resources for employers and workers including workers’ compensation and paid sick leave.
- Labor Commissioner’s Office FAQs
Employee leave options, compensation, and salary.
- Department of Fair Employment and Housing
Job protection and employment discrimination.
- Central Labor Council (telephone hotline)
For more information on your local council, check the California Labor Federation website.
- California COVID-19 Tenant Relief Act
The Act extends eviction protections to COVID-19 impacted tenants and establishes the state’s Emergency Rental Assistance Program.
National & International Resources
SMUD is providing the following resources for businesses and residents. You can also call directly: 1-888-742-7683
- Suspension of power shutoffs for non-payment and power reconnection. Through April 30, 2021, SMUD will not disconnect power due to non-payment for all customers. They will also reconnect customers whose service was disconnected due to non-payment as long as the meter or equipment is not damaged and conditions are safe.
- Flexible Repayment Program. SMUD will work with customers on repayment terms that are doable for small businesses and individuals that are hard hit.
- Business Energy Advisor. This site is a central information hub that helps business owners find energy-efficient equipment, energy-saving opportunities and new technologies for optimal operation.
PG&E is offering additional support for customers experiencing hardships as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic:
- Suspend service disconnections for non-payment and waive new service deposit requirements for residential and small business.
- Implement flexible payment plan options.
- Provide additional support for low-income and medical baseline customers, including enrollment in (CARE) program.
- Will continue its policy to never charge late fees.
- Comcast Business Customers
- Consolidated Communications