COVID-19 Recovery Resources for Businesses

As businesses begin to look at reopening and/or planning to transition to the ’new normal,’ there are a number of factors to consider and decisions to be made. Check back frequently for updates and new information as Virginia moves forward into recovery. 

Let’s talk ppp Webinar recording

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Forward virginia - GOVERNOR’S information

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Click here for Phase 3 Guidelines

  • All Business Sectors - Page 1-4
  • Social Gatherings - Page 5 - 7
  • Restaurants and Beverage Services - Page 8 - 11
  • Farmers Markets - Page 12 - 13
  • Brick and Mortar Retail - Page 14 - 16
  • Fitness and Exercise Facilities - Page 17 - 19
  • Swimming Pools - Page 20 - 21
  • Recreational Sports - Page 22 -23
  • Personal Care and Personal Grooming Service - Page 24 - 26
  • Campgrounds and Overnight Summer Camps - Page 27 - 28
  • Entertainment and Public Amusement - Page 29 - 31
  • Religious Services - Page 32 - 35
  • Horse and Other Livestock Shows - Page 36-38

phase 2 information

Click here for Phase 2 Guidelines

  • Guidelines for all Business Sectors - Page 1-4 
  • Social Gatherings - Page 5 - 8
  • Restaurants and Beverage Services - Page 9 - 13
  • Farmers Markets - Page 14 - 16
  • Brick and Mortar Retail - Page 17 - 19
  • Fitness and Exercise Facilities - Page 20 - 22
  • Swimming Pools - Page 23 - 24
  • Recreational Sports - Page 25 -26
  • Personal Care and Personal Grooming Service - Page 27 - 29
  • Campgrounds and Overnight Summer Camps - Page 30 - 31
  • Entertainment and Public Amusement - Page 32 - 36
  • Religious Services - Page 37 - 41

The Governor has set up an email address for specific questions - business@virginia.gov

regional resources

ForwardRVA - Richmond region business, community, and governmental leaders have come together to form ForwardRVA, a coalition focused on creating an innovative reopening and planning framework-  forwardrva.com.

Virginia Chamber of Commerce has released plan, Blueprint for Getting Virginian’s Back to Work and a new website www.GetVaBackToWork.com

virginia small business development center - recovery resources

The Virginia SBDC Network staff is located throughout the state and is able to meet with you virtually (phone or web conferencing) to assist with your questions. They offer confidential, no-cost technical assistance to help create a strategy specific to your business needs, and your local SBDC has community contacts, specialized expertise, and resources that will strengthen your efforts. The Virginia SBDC has created checklists to help guide businesses through important questions to reimagine your business and find success in a post-world crises. 

www.virginiasbdc.org/recoveryresourcecenter