COVID-19 Response & Recovery

We’re Here To Help

As the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic continues to unfold, District Bridges is here to support small businesses. For up to date information, please check the key resources links below. During this crisis, our Main Streets are sending out email updates on Tuesdays and Fridays. Sign up below to get these updates.


Beginning May 29, the District moved into Phase 1 of reopening before moving into Phase 2 on June 22. The public health emergency is still in effect.

The entire plan for Phase 2 of ReOpening and related resources for specific business sectors can be found at

For details on each of the 4 suggested phases of reopening, see pgs. 18-20 of the ReOpen DC recommendations document.

ReOpen DC’s “Before You Open” Checklist

ReOpen DC released two “Before You Open” checklists for both restaurants and retailers. Business owners should use these checklists to assess if they are ready to open once they are allowed to do so.


Key Information Resources
Need Small Business Support?

Our team is ready to help you navigate this challenging time. If you need direct technical assistance, please reach out to your Main Street Manager or contact us at