COVID-19 Resources

In order to assist you with your business and workforce needs during the COVID-19 response we’ve created this resource page. We will update the resources on this page as new information becomes available. Please check back periodically for updates.

Business Information

Information regarding programs and funding assistance to help employers being impacted by COVID-19.

  • Small Business Restart Grant Program – Small businesses who meet the eligibility requirements can be awarded up to $2,500 to $5,000 for each month in which the business demonstrates a revenue loss of at least 40% or at least 80% respectively with grants issued up $10,000 per company. Applications open June 3rd.
  • Paycheck Protection Program – Information regarding the paycheck protection loan program. This is a forgivable loan available for small businesses to temporarily cover costs associated with payroll, utilities, and mortgage/rent payments.
  • SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan Funding Application – Apply for SBA funding for assistance during the COVID-19 pandemic.

If you have any questions about small business assistance programs currently available, please contact Wayne County’s Indiana Small Business Development Center Advisor, Scott Underwood at 765-686-1041 or

Re-Opening Guidelines for Employers

Workforce Information

Information and resources for employees who are being impacted by COVID-19.

State Information

Stay up-to-date on information from Governor Eric Holcomb, state legislature, and state departments as the response to COVID-19 evolves.

  • Back-on-Track Indiana – Website with details on the state’s five-phase plan to get “back on track” during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Back-on-Track Indiana Five-Phase Plan – Breakdown of each of the five phases of the state’s “back on track” plan and dates for specific businesses to begin operations.
  • PPE Marketplace – a program connecting small businesses and nonprofits with PPE so they can safely reopen.
  • Executive Orders from Governor Eric Holcomb – Executive orders from Governor Holcomb as officials and state departments respond to the challenges caused by COVID-19. Includes Stay at Home orders as well as many other important executive orders issued to respond to the challenges for businesses and residents caused by the pandemic.
  • State News Releases – Information regarding scheduled news conferences as well as the information provided in news conferences and additional information as the pandemic situation evolves.
  • The state has established a Critical Industries Hotline to provide guidance and assistance for businesses and industries concerning Governor Holcomb’s executive order. Call the hotline at 877-820-0890 or email at
  • Indiana Department of Health COVID-19 Webpage – Information and updates from the state health department regarding COVID-19 along with a map of the state with data including the number of identified cases and deaths from COVID-19.

Richmond – Wayne County Information

Stay up-to-date on local information from the City of Richmond and Wayne County Government in response to COVID-19.

Below is a map of operating businesses in Wayne County providing access to food, including restaurants, grocers, food pantries, and other establishments along with their hours of operation.


Additional Resources

Resource guides and additional information regarding the COVID-19 response.