All City facilities are currently closed for walk-in service following the Shelter in Place Order for the County of Marin. Please call for details about the services you are interested in. 

COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) information and resources

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Business Resources

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New Requirement for Essential Businesses in Marin County

On March 31, 2020, the Marin County Public Health Officer issued a new Public Health Order which extends the previous stay-at-home order through May 3, 2020.


This order includes a new requirement that states essential businesses that continue to operate facilities in the County must create, post and implement a Social Distancing Protocol for each facility frequented by employees or the public by Friday, April 3, 2020


The Social Distancing Protocol must be completed using the County of Marin's Social Distancing Protocol Template and posted at each public entrance to the facility, as well as easily viewable by the public and employees. Essential businesses must provide a copy of their Social Distancing Protocol to all employees and provide evidence of its implementation to any authority enforcing the public health order upon demand. 


To help you understand the restrictions of the order, please review the additional resources provided below:

Executive Summary of New Marin County Stay at Home Order Issued on March 31, 2020 (see "For Businesses" section on page 4)

Frequently Asked Questions

The City of Novato and its partner organizations recognize that the recent outbreak of the novel coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, is affecting Novato’s businesses. We are working closely with the County of Marin and Marin Health and Human Services (HHS) to monitor and respond to COVID-19, as well as gather resources and information for our community.



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Helpful Tips for Businesses and Workers Impacted by COVID-19

We are committed to helping our business community get through this uncertain time. Below please find information and resources for employers and workers impacted by COVID-19.

CARES Act and SBA Loans
Additional Lending Resources
Employers Impacted by COVID-19
Workers Impacted by COVID-19
Governor's Office of Business & Economic Development (GO-Biz)
Tax Assistance
Local Business Partners
Non-Profit Support
Financial Institutions
Workplace Health and Safety
Residential and Commercial Eviction Moratorium
Mortgage Relief



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