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Businesses and Self-Employed

County Business Owner Hotline: (707) 565-4667 Sonoma County Business owners with questions about their status under the Shelter in Place Order or other issues, call Monday-Friday, 8:00 AM-5:00 PM. Due to high demand, long waits may be experienced.

Sonoma County Economic Development Board, http://sonomaedb.org/Business-Assistance/Business-Assistance-Coronavirus/. Resources for Businesses, including Financing, Public Health Agencies and Workforce Resources.

Job Link Business Services Hotline, (707) 565-8079, email: joblinkbusinessgroup@schsd.org
Be aware that due to call volume you may need to leave a message. All calls Monday – Friday will be returned within 24 hours.

Small Business Administration Loans, https://disasterloan.sba.gov/elaLow-interest federal disaster loans to California small businesses suffering substantial economic injury as a result of COVID-19. Apply online, receive additional disaster assistance information and download applications at https://disasterloan.sba.gov/ela.

Self-employed: Self-employed people are generally not eligible for state disability, paid family leave or unemployment benefits, unless they or an employer has contributed to the programs on their behalf. Check to see if you should still file a claim, depending on your situation.