Disaster Resources for Local Businesses

Employers Guidance on Essential Critical Infrastructure Workforce:

U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Printable PDF of Guidelines


Great Webinars for help navigating the impacts of COVID-19 and they're free! Plus other useful resources.

Sierra Small Business Development Center

CSU Bakersfield Small Business Development Center


Small Business Administration (SBA) Disaster Loan Assistance – Low interest, working capital loans are now available to Inyo County Businesses suffering substantial economic injury as a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). For more information and to apply here:

SBA Disaster Loan Assistance


CSU Bakersfield Small Business Development Center (SBDC) has a comprehensive list of disaster assistance resources. They also provide consulting and educational webinars.

 SBDC COVID-19 Resources

For a comprehensive guide for business owners, there is great information here:

COVID-19 Business Resource Guide


Additional Resources:

Employment Development Department

Labor and Workforce Development Agency

Governor’s Office of Economic Development

Workplace Guidance to post in your business



Leslie Chapman, Assistant County Administrator

Phone:  (760) 873-7191, (760) 878-0460 or (760) 937-7958

Email:    lchapman@inyocounty.us