Business Support:

COVID-19 Business Recovery Resources

The Economic Development Department continues to monitor the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on Santa Cruz businesses. The following resources provide information on services available to support businesses through the stabilization and recovery period.

It Makes a Difference When You Shop Local!

When you spend your money in Santa Cruz, you are keeping your neighbors’ businesses open, supporting local employees and our small town’s resilience, all while helping Santa Cruz survive and thrive during these challenging times. It feels good to shop local.

General Information about the COVID-19 Outbreak and Local Orders:

For information about changes to City Operations please visit

For updates and information relevant to the County's response to the Coronavirus please visit

For Statewide information visit the State's COVID-19 Response page.