COVID-19 Recovery Page

Shenandoah County Small Business COVID-19 Recovery Assistance Grant–  Small Businesses with less than 50 employees and $500,000 in net revenues can apply for up to $15,000 to cover rent/mortgage, utilities, payroll and other operational expenses.  Click here to download the application.

Shenandoah County CARES Scholarship–  This scholarship is available to all Shenandoah County residents and will cover 75% of tuition up to $2,000 per resident for Workforce Solutions Career Preparation and/or Enhancement classes taken before June 30th, 2021. Registration must occur no later than December 11th, 2020. Some classes starting as soon as October 1st. Register today!

LISC Rural relief Small Business Grants– Available to small businesses nationally in communities with populations of 50,000 or less.

Virginia VOSH Temporary Emergency Standards– Virginia became the first state to issue mandatory COVID-19 workplace safety rules that went into affect on July 27, 2020.   No matter the size of the business or the level of exposure risk hazards – very high, high, medium, or lower exposure risk – the ETS imposes several mandatory requirements for all Virginia employers that fall under §§ 16VAC25-60-20 and 16VAC25-60-30Click here to learn more.

Click here to view the Governor’s plans for Phase III .

Please visit the CDC Guidelines for Reopening for guidance on measures you can take when reopening your business to the public.

Guidance on screening and monitoring employees

Click here for downloadable signs you can print for your business encouraging the use of face masks.

Below is a list of recommendations by industry that may be helpful as you begin your plans.


PPE Resources