Desert Hot Springs News

COVID-19 Small Business Resources Update

Posted by City of Desert Hot Springs on Apr 1, 2020 1:25:40 PM

As local businesses continue to grapple with the effects of the COVID-19 crisis, the City of Desert Hot Springs has gathered a summary of the resources available to small business owners.


SBA & CDC Loans

The SBA and CDC are offering several small business loans, summarized in the flyer HERE.


Coachella Valley Small Business Development Center

This organization can assist you with pursuing SBA loans and other financing. You can schedule a virtual appointment with a Small Business Counselor HERE.  


Facebook Grants

Facebook will be offering grants to small businesses. Sign up HERE for the latest updates.


Free Advertising 

iHub is providing free advertising. More information is available in the flyer, HERE.


Southern California Edison

Southern California Edison has issued a “Cheat Sheet” Resource Guide for Small Businesses, available HERE.


Weekly Health Information Update from Riverside County

All local Coachella Valley Business owners, executives, and admins are welcome to participate.

 Occurs every Monday and Friday until 4/10/2020

11:15 AM-12:00 PM

CALL IN NUMBER: 800-857-1861 PARTICIPANT CODE: 8213422



Sample Remote Work Policy

THIS is a sample remote work and access policy for employers, who may be able to use remote work as an alternative to layoffs.


Further labor and workforce guidelines can be found at  and also at


For additional resources and updates, visit our dedicated COVID-19 page HERE.





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