The coronavirus pandemic has cause havoc to our way of life, especially the negative impact on the U.S. economy and small businesses.  The NVSBC has been in communication with Congressional and Senate leaders and our strategic partners to learn more information, make suggestions and forward  helpful information to our members during these difficult times.  The NVSBC created the Coronavirus Information page to keep you up to date on the latest information effecting small businesses during the pandemic. We will updating this page regularly.

NVSBC Legislative Communications


COVID-19 Letter to Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship – March 20, 2020

The Small Business Owner’s Guide to the CARES Act












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Small Business Administration

Press Release: SBA to Provide Small Businesses Impacted by COVID-19 up to $2 Million in Disaster Assistance Loans (March 12)


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U.S. Department of Labor

DOL’s COVID-19 and the Workplace Website

Press Release: DOL Publishes Guidance Explaining Paid Sick Leave And Expanded Family and Medical Leave Under The Families First Coronavirus Response Act












Office of Management & Budget

Managing Federal Contract Performance Issues Associated with the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) – March 20, 2020

Preserving the Resilience for the Federal Contracting Base in the fight Against Coronavirus Disease 2019 – (COVID-19) April 17, 2020













OPM COVID-19 Webpage (updated regularly)







Department of Defense

Class Deviation—Justification and Approval Threshold for 8(a) Contracts

Defense Industrial Base Essential Critical Infrastructure Workforce











U.S. Air Force’s Unite and Fight: COVID-19 Response Team initiative


Department of Treasury

DOT OSDBU COVID-19 Resources Handbook

Department of Veterans Affairs

VA Chief Acquisition Officer on Health and Safety Precautions for the Coronavirus Disease

Extension of Period of Eligibility for VA’s Center for Verification and Evaluation (CVE)













General Services Administration (GSA)

Placing Rated Orders Under the Defense Priorities and Allocation System for Novel Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

GSA COVID-19 Webpage













Internal Revenue Service (IRS)

IRS Coronavirus Webpage (Click Image to Enter)

Helpful Links

CDC’s interim guidance for businesses and employers

World Health Organization’s information and guidance