COVID-19 Business and Employment
Compiled by HealthyBR’s Region 2 Medical Advisory Board, this document covers a variety of scenarios that managers and workers may face in the COVID-19 pandemic. It includes recommended quarantine times in line with guidelines from the CDC and the Louisiana Department of Health.
*Not applicable for healthcare and group-living facility personnel. Not a substitute for recommendations from an employee’s healthcare provider or other medical staff.
Along with prominent local business leaders, Mayor Broome has created the ReStart BR workgroup, tasked with facilitating the responsible reopening of businesses in East Baton Rouge Parish. Virtual meetings are held twice a month; register to attend upcoming sessions and view previous videos here.
Unemployment benefits are available for workers who have lost jobs and/or pay due to the pandemic.
The state has provided guidelines for businesses that closed due to COVID-19 quarantine. Register your business to get notifications and updates specific to your business's type.
The Baton Rouge Area Chamber site has resources and analysis to help you move forward. Take the Business Survey, view webinars on recovery topics, look for a job, order personal protective equipment for your employees, and more.
Business and Employer Tips
- Paycheck Protection Program Overview
- Paycheck Protection Program: Forgivable Loans
- Paycheck Protection Program: Borrowers Info Sheet
- Paycheck Protection Program: Lenders Info Sheet
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