COVID-19 Resources for Small Businesses

Legal General | Employment | Health

Visit our Financial Resources page for information on loans and funding.

Planning to re-open? Explore our re-opening guide and resources.

Legal Services

UMN Law: Brief Advice Sessions for small business owners. 

  • 30-min conversations with an attorney and two students, discussing the business owner's legal needs, prioritizing those needs, and offering general information and resources about the next steps. Any interested business owners may contact buchholz@umn.edu with questions or to schedule a virtual consultation.

Legalcorps FREE Law Service | Flyer in English, EspañolSomali

Davis Law Office has created a webpage resource for small business COVID-19 response. 

General

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List of US Small Business Grants Available to Women

Small Business Protection Guide

Federal Resources for Small Businesses

Commercial Real Estate & Legal Issues During COVID-19

SCORE Business Consultants COVID-19 Resources 

Three Ways to Shore up Your Business during the COVID-19 Crisis

List of Executive Orders from Tim Walz

Business Resources for these Uncertain Times

Minnesota Department of Commerce Licensing Guide

Tips for Minnesota Businesses COVID-19

CDC Interim Guidance for Businesses and Employers

Avoid Scams: The Better Business Bureau | The Federal Trade Commission

Actions Taken by the U.S. Government in English and Spanish.

Department of Homeland Security Travel Advisories 

Employment

Paycheck Protection Program

Update on Applying for Unemployment Insurance (3/30)

Alternative to Layoff- Shared Work Program, Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development

Furloughs and Other Temporary Job Responses - COVID-19

Temporary Layoff Information from Minnesota Unemployment Insurance

Information and Resources for Workers, MN DEED

Unemployment Benefits, MN Unemployment Insurance

High-Deductible Health Plans can cover coronavirus costs. IR-2020-54.

Sick Leave Policies

Strategies for employers 

Force Majeure and the Coronavirus

Health

CDC COVID-19 Overview

MDH COVID-19 Overview in English | Spanish | Somali | Hmong

Planning for the Outbreak

Preparedness

Behavioral Health and Emergency Preparedness 

Community Resources | Resources for Child Care Providers