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District of Columbia Resource Guide

The following is a list of resources and vital information related the District of Columbia Coronavirus Response Efforts as related to your DC based restaurant. This list of resource links will continue to be updated with new information as it becomes available. 

Phase II Guidance - In effect as of July 22, 2020
ReOpen DC Guidance - May 22, 2020
Council and Agency Updates

Private Events

As you continue to find new ways to reimagine your businesses models, we have received many questions regarding private events and how space may be utilized in safe and compliant ways. As of August 11th, in DC, as set forth by ABRA in their rulemaking, gatherings of no more than 50 people are allowed as long as it is 50% or less of your occupancy limit, and social distancing measures must be in place with no more than 6 people seated at a table. There cannot be a standing component to the event, and all guests must be seated. 

General Resources
Unemployment Insurance Benefits
Health Insurance
Community Assistance
Local DC Government Updates

Archived Coronavirus Content


If you have questions regarding any of the above topics or anything else, please email, as this will help ensure you receive a timely response on your pressing issue. To reach out to a specific team member, please click here for our staff directory.