COVID-19 Updates

We are monitoring the news and information being shared from our county, state and federal government regarding COVID-19 and have created this page to keep you informed about resources available in your place of business and your employment status. We cannot emphasize enough to prepare, not panic and use the information below to help guide you throughout this time.

We encourage you to check this page for updates. We will be providing additional resources to help you make connections and continue business through this challenging time.

If you have a specific need or question, send us your request using the form at the end of this page.

48 Hour Grace Period for UCo Businesses

07/31/2020 02:55 PM
Umatilla County Restaurant businesses are able to remain open through Sunday, August 2nd with outdoor seating that is at least 6 feet from other patrons.... Read more

Umatilla County Returning to Baseline Phase

Hermiston, OR
07/31/2020 02:50 PM
Umatilla County found... Read more

Umatilla Electric Cooperative

04/14/2020 10:59 AM
Area businesses needing assistance understanding how to apply for the Economic Injury Disaster Loan (including up to a $10,000 grant) and the Paycheck Protection Program, now have a professional asset in the Umatilla Electric Cooperative Business Resource Center.... Read more

Federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act

04/03/2020 05:00 PM
The CARES Act includes $349 billion specifically for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), which allows businesses to borrow up to 2.5 times their monthly payroll. Any funds borrowed from the federal government through the PPP, which are used to pay for certain fixed costs like payroll, rent, and utilities through June 30th, will be converted from a loan to a grant.... Read more

Eastern Oregon Workforce Board Financial Assistance

04/03/2020 05:00 PM
The Eastern Oregon Workforce Board has funding to help area businesses that are at risk of laying off employees due to the novel coronavirus, COVID-19.... Read more

Regional Solutions Office, Governor Kate Brown

04/03/2020 05:00 PM
This digest is a compilation of information and resources related to employment, commerce and economic development issues surrounding COVID-19.... Read more

Oregon State Chamber of Commerce

04/03/2020 05:00 PM
OSCC would like to keep chambers up to date on information that has an impact on the business community during the current COVID-19 crisis.... Read more

United States Chamber of Commerce Resources

04/03/2020 05:00 PM
COVID-19 Business Resources... Read more

Oregon State Chamber of Commerce Resources

04/03/2020 05:00 PM
OSCC is working to keep chambers informed of the latest information regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) as it relates to its impact on business. This page will be updated as information becomes available.... Read more

SBA Disaster Loan Assistance

04/03/2020 05:00 PM
Coronavirus (COVID-19): Small Business Guidance & Loan Resources... Read more

SBA Paycheck Protection Program

04/03/2020 05:00 PM
An SBA loan that helps businesses keep their workforce employed during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis.... Read more

Oregon Health Authority

04/03/2020 05:00 PM
The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) serves as the lead agency for the public health response.... Read more

Umatilla County Health Dept

04/03/2020 05:00 PM
COVID-19 in Umatilla County... Read more

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