Interim City Manager
Interim City Manager - Mike Harden
Assistant City Manager
Assistant City Manager - Lisa Blackmon
City Of Manteca

Small Business Recovery Assistance


Check Rules for Your Business: Covid Safer Economy Site​

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The digital toolkit and reopening guidelines and checklists below will give business owners what they need to reopen as State Orders change. You will find a comprehensive checklist of items to both think about and prepare for your business.  Included are signage for both staff and community members for walls or front doors.  Also included are guidelines and recommendations from the CDC and State for protecting the health of your staff and customers through cleaning guidelines.  This is a living list and new items will be added​ as they become available from the CDC, State, and other resources.  To apply for a physical toolkit, click here​.  (Documentos en Español abajo​).  Tee City also provides resources for Outdoor Business Expansion for Dinning, Commercial Activities​, and Mobile Food Vendors


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We suggest you monitor the California State Covid Website  ​for the most up to date information about the State's decisions at:​.​ To provide your input on future industry guidance, fill out the California Recovery Roadmap survey.

Updated April 17 -  SBA Announces Official Restaurant Revitalization Fund Application and Guidelines​. 

  • To help bring jobs back and revive the industry, the American Rescue Plan, signed into law by President Joe Biden, established the $28.6 billion Restaurant Revitalization Fund at the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). To apply or get more information, visit or in Spanish at  ​

Updated April 8 -  SBA to Open Shuttered Venue Operators Grants for Applications​. 

  • The U.S. Small Business Administration launched the Shuttered Venue Operators Grant (SVOG) application portal for operators of live venues, live performing arts organizations, museums, and movie theatres, as well as live venue promoters, theatrical producers, and talent representatives.  To apply or get more information, visit  ​

Updated March 25 -  Round 5 of the COVID Recovery Grants is Open. 

Updated March 3 -  Newsom’s 7.6 Billion Dollar Bill for Coronavirus Support Enables New Round of COVID Recovery Grants. 

  • The new bill signed on February 23rd was designed to cover the gaps the Federal relief has left. Governor Gavin Newsom’s package included a $2,075,000,000 set aside for businesses, with $50,000,000 of those funds being dedicated for eligible nonprofit cultural institutions.  To apply or get more information, visit  

Updated February 23 - Governor Launches CBIG, the California Business Incentives Gateway. 

  • ​This is a groundbreaking tool that brings together all of the state and local business development incentives to a single access point. Click here for details​.

Updated ​February 23 -  Newsom Signs 7.6 Billion Dollar Bill for Coronavirus Support. 

Updated February 2 -  Round 2 of the California Small Business COVID-19 Relief Grant Program Opens

  • Round 2 is the final application window for the Program. Grant awards for businesses in the second application window will be made in two decision rounds for funding.Click here for details.

Updated January 25 -  California Public Health Officials Lift Regional Stay at Home Order for All Regions​

  • Officials with the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today ended the Regional Stay at Home Order, lifting the order for all regions statewide, including the three regions that had still been under the order – San Joaquin Valley, Bay Area, and Southern California.​. Click here for details.​ We suggest you monitor the County Health Department website  ​for the most up to date information about the County's decisions at​.​​

Updated January 25 -  Governor Newsom, Legislative Leaders Issue Statement on Eviction Moratorium Extension​.

  • Governor Gavin Newsom, Senate President pro Tempore Toni Atkins and Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon today issued a joint statement on the extension of the eviction moratorium to protect Californians impacted by COVID-19​. Click here for details.

Updated January 18 -  SBA announces the Shuttered Venue Operators (SVO) Grant program.

  • ​The program includes $15 billion in grants to shuttered venues, to be administered by the Small Business Administration’s Office of Disaster Assistance. Click here for details.

Updated January 8 - SBA and Treasury Announce PPP Re-Opening; New Guidance​.

  • The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), in consultation with the Treasury Department, announced today that the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) will re-open the week of January 11 for new borrowers and certain existing PPP borrowers. ​Click for more details.

Updated January 8 - State Governor's Office Announces Vaccination Prioritizations.

  • California is allocating and vaccination providers are administering the vaccine as they become available. California will be transparent and careful to ensure equitable vaccine distribution. Click here to see the full distribution plan​.

Updated January 5 - San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors Announce County ICU Capacity at 175 Percent; Regional Stay at Home Order to Remain in Effect.

  • Dr. Maggie Park, San Joaquin County Public Health Officer, told the Board of Supervisors this morning that the County remains under State-mandated COVID-19 restrictions that likely will stay in effect indefinitely or until ICU capacity improves. ​See the press release here​.

Updated January 4 - SJ Ready Posts Updated Testing Information.

  • As of 1/4/2021, due to high demands for COVID-19 tests, testing laboratories are experiencing extended turnaround times of at least 5 to 7 business days. The vendors have informed them that they are doing everything possible to expedite a timely solution. See testing sites here.

Updates December 15 - San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors Receive COVID-19 Updates and Take Actions 

Public health officials activate countywide vaccine disbursement to area hospitals today;  Board votes 5-0 to approve $15M in new COVID-19 relief funds to families, small businesses​. Click on the press release SJC BOS mtg_12.15.20 Final.pdf.

Updated December 5 - SJ Ready Posts Updated Regional Stay at Home Order ​.

Updated December 3 - Governor Newsom Announces Regional Stay at Home Order Triggered by ICU Capacity​.

  • Regional Stay at Home Order takes effect Saturday; affects regions with less than 15 percent ICU availability. Once triggered, Stay at Home Orders will require Californians to stay at home as much as possible, close operations for certain sectors and require 100 percent masking and physical distancing. See press release.​

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Updated November 30 - Governor Newsom Announces Immediate Assistance for Businesses Impacted by COVID-19 Including Temporary Tax Relief and $500 Million in Grants​​.

  • ​​SACRAMENTO – As the federal government fails to provide additional financial stimulus support to main street businesses, Governor Gavin Newsom today announced that California will provide temporary tax relief for eligible businesses impacted by COVID-19 restrictions. An additional $12.5 million added to the California Rebuilding Fund launched last week​.  ​

  • See the loan terms here​See the pre-application here.

Updated November 20 - Governor Newsom Announces Launch of California Rebuilding Fund to Help State’s Smallest Businesses Protect their California Dream​.

  • ​​The State released •a new announcement for the launch of the Rebuilding Fund​ to Help State’s Smallest Businesses Protect their California Dream

Updated November 16 - Governor Announces New Immediate Actions to Curb Covid-19 Transmission.

Updated November 15 - State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts.

Updated November 13 - State Officials Announce Guidance for In-State and Out of State Travel.

Updated August 29 - Governor Releases New Guidance for Reopening.

Updated July 29 - Guidance COVID-19 Guidance for Outdoor Services and Hotels.

Updated July 24 - Guidance COVID-19 Employer Playbook For a Safe Reopening.

Updated July 20 - Guidance for hair salons, barbershops, and personal care services providing outdoor services.

Updated July 13 - State of California Rolls Back Reopening With Tighter Restrictions

  • ​​The State released new guidelines for closure rollback
  • Effective July 13, 2020, ALL counties must close indoor operations in these sectors:

    • Dine-in restaurants
    • Wineries and tasting rooms
    • Movie theaters 
    • Family entertainment centers (for example bowling alleys, miniature golf, batting cages, and arcades)
    • Zoos and museums
    • Cardrooms

Updated July 9 - Guidance for restaurants providing outdoor dining, take-out, drive-through, and delivery ​

Updated June 18 - State of California Guidance and Checklists for Reopening Your Business by Industry Type

Updated June 12 - State of California Guidance and Checklists for Reopening Your Business by Industry Type

  • Personal Care Services: Guidance​​ | (not available)

Updated June 5 - State of California Guidance and Checklists for Reopening Your Business by Industry Type​

  • Campgrounds & RV Parks: Guidance​​ | (not available)
  • Fitness Centers: Guidance​​ | (not available)​​​
  • Museums and Zoos: Guidance ​| (not available)

Updated May 7 - State of California Guidance and Checklists for Reopening Your Business by Industry Type

Updated May 14 - CDC Guidelines for Reopening A Business

We suggest you monitor the County Health Department website  ​for the most up to date information about the County's decisions at​.​​

City of Manteca COVID-19 Small Business Resources

The City of Manteca's Economic Development Department is aware of the severe impacts this current outbreak can have on the Manteca Small Business Economy. Visit the page here.






​Other COVID-19 Resources

Open Manteca General Guidance Checklist

Poster Samples - Download Below

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TK-California Governors Recovery Phase Roadmap.pdf
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TK-CDC - OSHA Employer_Coronavirus-HEALTH INFORMATION.pdf
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TK-COVID Factsheet-en.pdf
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TK-COVID Prevention-EN.pdf
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TK-COVID-19 Guidance for Restaurants & Curbside Takeout - OSHA4017 -EN.pdf
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TK-Do not Enter.pdf
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TK-Female Handwashing.pdf
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TK-Guidance for Retail Workers - OSHA3996 -EN.pdf
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TK-Guidelines for Prepairing Workplaces  - OSHA3990 COVID Work rules.pdf
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TK-Male Handwashing.pdf
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TKP00-00 Toolkit Contents.pdf
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TKP01-00-Small Business Recovery Tool Kit Packet - English v.5.pdf
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TKP02-00-Small Business Recovery Tool Kit Posters Packet - English v.3.pdf
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TKP03-00-Decal Signs.pdf
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TK-Small Business Recovery Tool Kit Checklist.pdf
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TK-Social Distancing - Sign.pdf
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TK-Ten Steps Workplaces Can Take to Coronavirus Poster OSHA3994-EN.pdf
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Below you will find a series of links to educational information, templates, and signage related to COVID-19. Click on the web and document links to access the content.

Free COVID-19 Signs and Poster

Center for Disease Control


The print-only materials are developed to support COVID-19 recommendations. All materials are free for download.

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TK-COVID Prevention-SP.pdf
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TK-COVID-19 Guidance for Restaurants & Curbside Takeout - OSHA4018 - SP.pdf
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TK-Guidance for Retail Workers-OSHA3997-SP.pdf
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TK-Guidelines for Prepairing Workplaces  - OSHA3992 COVID Work rules - SP.pdf
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TKSP01-00-Paquete de herramientas de recuperación para pequeñas empresas - español_v.3.pdf
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TKSP02-00-Paquete de herramientas de recuperación para pequeñas empresas- El Cartel- español_v.3.pdf
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TK-Ten Steps Workplaces Can Take to Coronavirus Poster OSHA3994-SP.pdf
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*Note: The recommendations, links, and resources provided on this page come from best practices presented by the CDC and other State or Federal agencies that may change over time and do not represent any mandate from the City of Manteca. Businesses may want to consult their advisors or legal counsel before implementing these recommendations or using these materials.