COVID-19 information
Boston is returning to a modified Phase 2, Step 2 beginning December 16. For the latest updates, please visit our coronavirus (COVID-19) website:

The Mayor’s Office of Economic Development has compiled updates and guidance for businesses and job seekers in response to Coronavirus Disease 2019, also known as COVID-19.

We host weekly calls for small business owners on Tuesdays at 3 p.m. Our calls answer questions and give information on reopening guidance, support services, and available resources:

You can also tune in live on the . If you missed our December 22 call, you can access the .

Daily text messages

Receive free daily text messages with updates and information regardingCOVID-19.

Text BOSCOVID to phone #888-777 to opt-in. We also have text alerts in 10 other languages.

Business resources

Reopening Guidance by Industry

Watch: A message from Mayor Walsh

Warning on scams

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is aware of potential scams on small business owners during this unprecedented time. Fraudsters have already begun targeting small business owners during these economically difficult times. To learn more, .

Additional Assistance Programs

Additional Help
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