COVID-19: Resources for businesses

The Mayor’s Office of Economic Opportunity and Inclusion has compiled updates and guidance for businesses and job seekers in response to Coronavirus Disease 2019, also known as COVID-19.

Update: Our weekly Small Business Call will reconvene after the holidays on Tuesday, January 11, 2022. In the meantime, we will hold informational session webinars regarding the B Together vaccination requirement.

You can also tune in live on the Office of Economic Development’s Facebook page. If you missed our last call, visit Facebook to watch.

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  • Have questions? Contact us

    • If you are a small business owner, please contact
    • If you are a restaurant owner with questions specific to licensing or the application process for bar seating, please contact
    • If you are in any other sector impacted by these restrictions — or you have general questions about the City of Boston’s approach to reopening — please reach out to

    Warning on scams

    The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is aware of potential scams on small business owners during this unprecedented time. Fraudsters have already begun targeting small business owners during these economically difficult times. To learn more, please visit the SBA website.

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