Rhode Island Commerce | Business Support Transparency

The COVID-19 pandemic presents unprecedented circumstances for business and non-profit organizations in Rhode Island and throughout the country. We’ve compiled resources to assist you in adapting to the current economic challenges and new ways of doing business. We suggest you bookmark this page and check back often, as we will be adding resources on a continuous basis. For state-issued business guidelines specific to your industry, please visit ReopeningRI.com.

On-site Business Testing Program
This program provides Rhode Island businesses with rapid COVID-19 test kits and the training they need so they can conduct regular testing of employees. The employer agrees to train its team, conduct the tests, and report results to RIDOH.

For more information, call the Business Testing Contact Center at 888-662-4354 or email RIDOH.COVID19BizTesting@health.ri.gov. This contact center is open on weekdays from 7:30 AM – 7:00 PM and on weekends from 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM.

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COVID-19 SUPPORT– SBA small business funding  (PPP and EIDL)

COVID-19 SUPPORT– Non-SBA small business funding 

COVID-19 SUPPORT – Tech help for small business 

COVID-19 SUPPORT – Supplies for small businesses

COVID-19 SUPPORT – Resources for restaurants and retail

COVID-19 SUPPORT – Face covering rules and resources

COVID-19 SUPPORT – E-Commerce site for Rhode Island’s PPE suppliers

COVID-19 SUPPORT – Relief for tenants and employees

COVID-19 FAQs – Frequently Asked Questions

SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT FUND PROGRAM (LOAN)  – Enhanced Capital Rhode Island 

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