COVID-19 Business Resources

PA Department of Community and Economic Development Business Resources

Frequently Asked Questions

Last updated 3.19.2020

On March 19, 2020, the Governor Tom Wolf ordered all non-life-sustaining businesses in Pennsylvania to close their physical locations as of 8 p.m. to slow the spread of COVID-19. Enforcement actions against businesses that do not close physical locations will begin at 12:01 a.m. Saturday, March 21.

Businesses have a vast network of services that they can contact to discuss the impact of the Coronavirus on their daily operations and the future of their business. Staff at the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED), as well as local partner networks, are available to help businesses through this challenging time.

The following is a list of contacts and resources that are available to assist affected businesses:


Customer Service

Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority – Low-interest loans

Partnerships for Regional Economic Performance (PREP)

Find the contact information for the provider in your area


Industrial Resource Centers – For manufacturing businesses in the commonwealth

Lead Office


PA Small Business Development Centers

Lead Office


PA Department of Revenue


PA Department of Labor and Industry


Department of Health


COVID information for businesses

General COVID page


PA Chamber of Business and Industry

(800) 225-7224

Business resources for Coronavirus


Local Development Districts


Strategic Early Warning Network

  • General Inquiries: 412-342-0534


Small Business Administration


CDC Guidance for Businesses


IRS information on COVID


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