As part of continued efforts to reverse the trend of COVID-19 spread in Arizona, please visit for the most up-to-date information from Governor Doug Ducey.


Effective June 21, 2020 all persons who are present in the city of Goodyear must wear a face covering in public whenever they are within six feet of another person who is not a member of their family or household.
Learn more about the city of Goodyear Face Covering Regulations
Cloth Face Coverings: What You Need To Know

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June 17, 2020, Governor Doug Ducey announced enhanced actions to contain the spread of the virus and protect Arizona’s residents. A few of the requirements statewide, include:

  • Physically distancing of 6 feet;
  • Providing employees with face-coverings and requiring usage;
  • Conducting symptom checks for all employees before shifts;
  • Requiring sick employees to stay home;
  • And, increasing the frequency of employee hygiene, cleaning and disinfecting.

You can read more details in the Governor’s Press Release here.

You can read the Governor's Executive Order here.

Click below for ALL Business, Restaurant, and Bar requirements
pursuant to Executive Order 2020-40 Containing the Spread of COVID-19


Business Planning and Reopening Guidance
National Restaurant Association  

COVID-19 Reopening Guidance – Restaurant Industry (pdf) 

COVID-19 Business Continuity Planning Basics (pdf)

Restaurant Law Center – Return to Work Orders – State by State guidelines (pdf)

Southwest Valley Chamber of Commerce  

Back-In-Business Tool Kit for Small Businesses (with Restaurant Addendum) (pdf)

US Chamber of Commerce  

Path Forward
Weekly Microsoft Teams meetings – past events are recorded and available to watch free of charge

Center for Disease Control (CDC)

Guidance for Cleaning and Disinfecting (pdf)

Cleaning and Disinfectant Decision Tool (pdf)

International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association (IHRSA)  

IHRSA has an entire page dedicated to CoVid-19 resources – including webinars, articles, videos, and resources.  Below is a link to the full list and a few select articles.

·         Cleaning, Disinfecting, & Sanitizing Your Gym During COVID-19

·         Fitness Industry Expert’s Five-stage Plan for Reopening

·         Proper Pool Maintenance Key to a Safe Reopening for Clubs

·         18 Safety Considerations for Your Health Club Reopening Plan

·         Curated Hiring & Training Resources for Your Health Club Staff

·         Curated Sales & Marketing Resources for Your Health Club Staff



Resources Available for Business Owners
CITY OF GOODYEAR   The latest information about the Coronavirus
Arizona @ Work (Employees) Arizona employers with Immediate Openings
Arizona @ Work (Employers)   The city of Goodyear is partnering with Arizona@Work to assist Goodyear companies who are either temporarily hiring or laying off employees during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Arizona Commerce Authority   Resources to support businesses and employees as they help combat the spread of COVID-19.


Arizona Corporation Commission (ACC) Power Arizona’s future by ensuring safe, reliable, and affordable utility services.
Arizona Department of Economic Security   DES services to help individuals and families meet their basic needs and reduce financial burdens by lowering healthcare costs associated with the COVID-19 virus. 
Arizona Office of Tourism    

CoVid-19 Updates

AZ Job Connection Whether you're looking for that perfect job, that perfect employee or information on an industry or workforce, AZ Job Connection is for you.
AZ Pro   Free “Open During COVID-19” banners. Email us at  See offer on AZPro LinkedIn
CARES Act   On March 27, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act was signed into law, becoming the largest stimulus package in U.S. history and providing $2.2 trillion in much needed relief to individuals and businesses grappling with the fallout of the COVID-19 epidemic.

Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC)   This page consolidates the options available to your business and provides insight about how to navigate the application process.
Greater Phoenix SCORE   Guidance for small businesses during the Coroanvirus outbreak. Mentors are available to participate in remote mentoring sessions via phone, email, and video.
Local First   FREE Webinars on planning for the potential impact on your business and practical tips to consider.
Maricopa County Library District   (Library Card Required)  Many business resources, including Gale Small Business Builder, and more.

National Restaurant Association   To ensure that restaurants have the latest information about coronavirus, we created this industry-specific guidance for owners and operators.
National Retail Federation   Coronavirus Resources for Retailers
The InnovationHub @ GoodyearAZ One-on-one mentoring to help you reposition your business during this temporary setback.
Small Business Administration   The SBA provides low-interest disaster loans to help businesses and homeowners recover from declared disasters.
SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan  

SBA’s EIDL program offers long-term, low interest assistance for a small business or non-profit.  These loans can provide vital economic support to help alleviate temporary loss of revenue.  EIDL assistance can be used to cover payroll and inventory, pay debt or fund other expenses.  Additionally, the EIDL Advance will provide up to $10,000 ($1,000 per employee) of emergency economic relief to businesses that are currently experiencing temporary difficulties, and these emergency grants do not have to be repaid.


UPDATE - June 15, 2020 – the U.S. Small Business Administration reopened the Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) and EIDL Advance program portal to all eligible applicants experiencing economic impacts due to COVID-19 today. 

To apply for a COVID-19 Economic Injury Disaster Loan, click here.


Small Business Development Center

  The Maricopa Small Business Development Center Network (SBDC) provides advising, training, online courses and resources for businesses throughout the valley.    Coronavirus Business Center
Southwest Valley Chamber of Commerce   Resources for the business community to help enforce strategies to protect employees, residents, and visitors.
U.S. Chamber of Commerce   The latest resources, guidance and insights to protect American businesses, workers and families.


Free Webinars




COVID-19 Impact and Resources - Webinars

Local First Arizona

Post Date:03/26/2020 3:40 PM

Planning for the Potential Impact on Your Workplace

Business Resources You need to Know Now

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