COVID-19 Business Resources

Bedford County Economic Development

Office of Economic Development


News from March 2020

COVID-19 Resources Available

March 31, 2020

Find regularly updated links and information from Federal, State and Local resources here.

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Rapid Response Funding Applications

March 30, 2020

The Virginia Career Works now has COVID-19 funding available to support small businesses (250 employees or less). APPLICATION WINDOW is MARCH 30, 2020 – APRIL 3, 2020 at 5 PM.

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Governor Northam Orders Statewide Closure of Certain Non-Essential Businesses, K-12 Schools

March 23, 2020

Governor Ralph Northam today ordered the closure of certain non-essential businesses, bans all gatherings of more than 10 people, and closes all K-12 schools for the remainder of the academic year.

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COVID-19/CORONAVIRUS Business Assistance and Information

March 20, 2020

Important links and phone numbers for small businesses amid COVID-19.

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Now Available: SBA Economic Injury Disaster Recovery Loan

March 20, 2020

Small Business Administration (SBA) applications are now open businesses for the Economic Injury Disaster (EID) Loan program.  

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County Administrator’s COVID-19 local response

March 18, 2020

Bedford County has officially issued a State of Emergency and declaration of a local disaster. 

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Local, State and National COVID-19 Resources for Business

March 17, 2020

The following contains pertinent information and resources we complied from these sources.

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Elba Butcher Shoppe to open this Spring in Bedford

March 5, 2020

Elba Butcher Shoppe will open at 212 E. Washington St. in the former Vista Food grocery store in Bedford this Spring.

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