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COVID-19 Business Resources

October 16, 2020
Governor Herbert Announces New COVID-19 Transmission Index

On Wednesday, Governor Herbert announced the state’s new response plan to COVID-19, effective October 15. This updated plan utilizes a COVID-19 Transmission Index and replaces the previous color-coded guidance system of red, orange, yellow and green. The new approach comes at a time when the state has seen a significant spike in infection rates. The […]

July 17, 2020
Utah Department of Health Releases COVID-19 Business Manual

The Utah Department of Health (UDOH) released a COVID-19 Business Manual – a step-by-step plan to help business mitigate the spread of COVID-19 and make their worksite as safe as possible for employees and customers. The manual is applicable during all color-coded phases of the pandemic and includes up-to-date recommendations from the UDOH, CDC, OHSA, […]

May 13, 2020
PPE Push Pack Program Launched to Help Small Businesses Jump Start COVID-19 Transition

SALT LAKE CITY (May 5, 2020) – Gov. Gary R. Herbert today announced the launch of the “PPE Push Pack” program to support small businesses in the transition to “moderate risk” COVID-19 protocols. Through a public/private partnership, the program provides a free, one-week supply of personal protective equipment (PPE) to sole proprietors and businesses with […]

April 8, 2020
COVID-19 Resources for Utah Businesses

The Utah state government has compiled a web page of resources for businesses in Utah in the wake of the pandemic. The page includes state and federal resources for loans, programs, responses, directives, and more. See the link below to learn more.   Resources

April 3, 2020

On Tuesday, March 31, the Utah Leads Together Bridge Loan Program led by the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) went live, accepting applications for its first $4 million round of loans. The loans are targeted for small businesses with 50 or fewer employees who are experiencing financial hardship due to the coronavirus. Loan amounts […]

April 3, 2020
IRS: Employee Retention Credit available for many businesses financially impacted by COVID-19

WASHINGTON — The Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service today launched the Employee Retention Credit, designed to encourage businesses to keep employees on their payroll. The refundable tax credit is 50% of up to $10,000 in wages paid by an eligible employer whose business has been financially impacted by COVID-19. Click below for answers to […]

April 2, 2020
Treasury and SBA Begin Unprecedented Public-Private Mobilization Effort to Distribute Emergency Funds

WASHINGTON – Following President Trump’s signing of the historic Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, SBA Administrator Jovita Carranza and Treasury Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin today announced that the SBA and Treasury Department have initiated a robust mobilization effort of banks and other lending institutions to provide small businesses with the capital they […]

March 31, 2020
Zions Bank Paycheck Protection Program

The Coronavirus Aid Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act has allocated $350 billion to help small businesses keep workers employed during this emergency. And our experts can help you access these funds through 100% federally guaranteed loans. GET STARTED More Information

March 26, 2020
FDA: Letter to the Industry on COVID-19

The FDA has written a letter addressed to medical device establishments in order to address the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on day-to-day operations in the FDA’s Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH) and in the medical device industry.   Read the Letter

March 26, 2020
Business Resources from Utah.gov

“At the request of Gov. Herbert, Derek Miller, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber, is chairing the economic response subcommittee of the Utah Coronavirus Task Force. Utah Governor’s Office of Economic Development Executive Director, Val Hale, is chair of the Task Force subcommittee focused on federal, state and local resources available to Utah’s […]