Emergency Hotline for businesses impacted by COVID-19

Posted at 1:14 PM, Apr 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-13 16:14:41-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - America's Job Center has set an emergency hotline for businesses that have been affected by the Coronavirus Pandemic. This service is free, and members of the business community will be able to get their questions answered.

This new hotline will also inform business owners of any resources they qualify for. You can reach the response team at (661) 336-6860 or by email at or

If you've been laid off, America's Job Center advises you apply for the Employment Development Department Unemployment Insurance. You can visit their website at for more information on how to apply for these benefits or to get assistance in connecting to new employment opportunities.

America’s Job Center is working closely with the State of California about additional emergency benefits to workers and businesses impacted by this pandemic.