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Guidelines for Opening Up America Again 
(White House & CDC)


COVID Business Resources

Strategies for Small Businesses to Navigate COVID-19

The Small Business 20/20 Program provides grant funds to approved community development financial institutions (CDFIs). Approved CDFIs will award grants of up to $20,000 to their existing loan clients to assist with cash-flow challenges resulting from COVID-19.

COVID-19 Employer Toolkit 

Back to Business Plan Outline


Returning to Work: Summarized guidance from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration(OSHA), National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), Center for Disease Control (CDC), and National Safety Council (NSC) on how to safely open and operate businesses. 
EMERGENCY ORDER #1: Relating to preventing the spread of COVID-19 by requiring face coverings in certain situations 
Effective August 1, 2020

Face Coverings FAQs
Released July 30, 2020

Emergency Order 32 Interim Order to Turn the Dial
Effective April 29, 2020 at 8 am - duration of Safer at Home Order

(Wi. Department of Health Services)

Emergency Order 31 Badger Bounce Back
Effective April 24 - May 5, 2020
(Office of Governor Tony Evers)

​Badger Bounce Back Fact Sheet

Badger Bounce Back Plans

Safer at Home Extension FAQs
Updated April 27, 2020
(Office of Governor Tony Evers)

Emergency Order 28 - Safer at Home Order 
Expires April 24, 2020 at 8 am

Emergency Order 12 - Safer at Home Order
Expires April 24, 2020 at 8 am

In response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, small business owners in all U.S. states, Washington D.C., and territories are eligible to apply for an Economic Injury Disaster Loan advance of up to $10,000. The SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loan program provides small businesses with working capital loans of up to $2 million that can provide vital economic support to small businesses to help overcome the temporary loss of revenue they are experiencing.

The loan advance will provide economic relief to businesses that are currently experiencing a temporary loss of revenue. Funds will be made available within three days of a successful application, and this loan advance will not have to be repaid.

Small Business Association (loan application)

SBA Loan Guide (AHLA)

Summary of the SBA provisions in the CARES Act (AHLA)

Interim Final Rule on Requirements for Promissory Notes Authorizations Affiliation and Eligibility
(US Treasury Department)

PPA FAQs - Updated 4/23/2020
(Treasury Department)

Information needed when applying for a Small Business Loan:

  • Tax Information Authorization (IRS Form 4506T) for the applicant, principals and affiliates
  • Complete copies of the most recent Federal Income Tax Return
  • Schedule of Liabilities (SBA Form 2202)
  • Personal Financial Statement (SBA Form 413)
  • ​Profit and loss statements​


Coronavirus Tax Relief for Businesses 

Coronavirus Relief and Economic Impact Payments

Travel Advisories

COVID CARES Act Relief Resources

Travel Industry Research


For printable Mask Required signs, visit

“Safe Stay” is AHLA's initiative focused on enhanced hotel cleaning practices, social interactions, and workplace protocols to meet the new health and safety challenges and expectations presented by COVID-19.

The Facts About Coronavirus

Guide to Accessing Small Business Loans

COVID-19 Hotel Liability Exposure Guide

COVID-19 Resource Guide - (AHLA - members only) If you are not an AH&LA member, contact Lexie in the WH&LA office at 262-782-2851 Ext. 15 or 
to register and receive access.

Payment Protection Program FAQs

Unemployment Guidance for States

Training: Hotel Reopening COVID-19 Precautions

AHLA's Hospitality for Hope Initiative 

Coronavirus Survival Tips for Hotels (

Travel Industry Leaders Respond to Coronavirus Concerns (Lodging News)


Social Media Toolkit for COVID-19