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Select one of the buttons below to access resources available to our businesses. If you have any edits to your resource listing or a resource addition, please email the city here.

Guidelines for Opening Up America Again

President Trump has unveiled Guidelines for Opening Up America Again, a three-phased approach based on the advice of public health experts. These steps will help state and local officials when reopening their economies, getting people back to work, and continuing to protect American lives. Learn more

California's Roadmap to Modify the State-at-Home Order

Governor Gavin Newsom unveiled six key indicators that will guide California’s thinking for when and how to modify the stay-at-home and other orders during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

On Thursday, May 7, Governor Newsom released updated industry guidance for businesses – including for retail, manufacturing and logistics – that will help reduce risk and establish a safer environment for workers and customers as they begin to reopen. This was following state’s announcement that it will begin modifying the stay at home order on Friday, May 8. Click here to see the new guidance.

Sacramento County Public Health Order

To get further guidance on whether your business is exempt or non-exempt from the Public Health Officer Order:

  • Read the County’s Health Order and the County's Frequently Asked Questions.
  • Make a determination, based on your business’ operations and the County’s guidelines, whether you’re providing essential products or services.  
  • Note that all businesses are allowed to operate at “Minimum Basic Operations” with social distancing. 
  • Contact our Economic Development team at or the County at 916.875.2002 if you have questions.

Governor's 90-Day Extension on State and Local Taxes

On March 30, 2020, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed an executive order that offers a 90-day tax extension for tax returns and payments for all businesses filing a return for less than $1 million in taxes. Click here to learn more.

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA or Act) 

This act requires certain employers to provide their employees with paid sick leave and expanded family and medical leave for specified reasons related to COVID-19. This is for private sector business with fewer than 500 employees and eligible public sector employees. Click here to learn more.