COVID-19 Business Reopening - Information and Tools

The Prescott and Russell Entrepreneurship Centre is committed to supporting businesses in the economic recovery. Ontario is working on economic recovery, which includes reopening businesses. We encourage you to check out the latest information on reopening businesses.

The purpose of this document is to guide businesses in reopening by following health and safety measures. Please continue to follow the guidelines of the Province of Ontario and the Eastern Ontario Health Unit.

Reopening Ontario: what’s in each stageLearn about what can reopen in each stage and where, according to the government’s regional approach to stage 2.

Find PPE suppliersReview a list of companies that sell personal protective equipment (PPE) and other supplies to keep your employees and customers safe from COVID-19. Before your business reopens, review sector-specific guidelines to identify personal protective equipment (PPE) and supplies to keep your employees and customers safe. Supplies are in high demand and the needs of frontline health care workers and first responders will continue to be prioritized.



Find sector-specific guidelines and posters to help protect workers, customers and the general public from coronavirus (COVID-19) in Ontario. In addition, Workplace Safety & Prevention Services offers recommendations for different types of industries.

The Ontario government has launched a new web page outlining resources available to Ontario businesses with fewer than 100 employees. Small business recovery resources.


Information Posters

The Canadian Business Resilience Network - CBRN is sharing posters for you to use such as,

For any other sector or information, visit here.

Prescott and Russell E-Business Grant Program

The Prescott and Russell E-Business Grant Program has been created to help businessowners adapt and enhance their online sales process by incorporating a sustainable e-commerce solution into their business. Prescott and Russell business owners who are researching e-commerce platforms to enhance their online business activities may apply for up to $1,000 toward the implementation of their chosen e-commerce solution.

Come learn how you can make big savings on your WSIB premiums through this program which includes 36 topics to help you build a comprehensive health and safety system in your organisation.
The Canada United Small Business Relief Fund
The Canada United Small Business Relief Fund will be managed by the Ontario Chamber of Commerce on behalf of the national Chamber network in support of other chambers and partners to help small Canadian businesses with their recovery efforts as a result of COVID-19. You can apply now!


To find out about the programs and assistance available, please consult our page COVID-19 - Resources and Programs 
New information is added regularly.

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