Information for Businesses

This page last updated 4/10/2020 @ 10:35 am CDT

Note: Information on this page is growing rapidly and has been split into several sections to help you more easily navigate. Our goal is to provide a central location for reliable information. Please see the menu links for full information.

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Attorney General Hotline Established 

Attorney General Steve Marshall Announces Establishment of Coronavirus Response Teams to Answer Official and Public Questions About Compliance and Enforcement of the State Health Order.  Call 1-800-232-8520.

City of Hoover announces the Hoover CARES Volunteer Business Advisors Coalition

The purpose of this group is to provide general information and answers to basic questions as they navigate the various funding mechanisms available due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We are seeking volunteers, and we are open for questions. Click here for more information.

Congress Approves Economic Relief Plan for Individuals and Businesses - March 27, 2020

Read details here.

How has your business been impacted by COVID-19?

As the impact of COVID-19 continues to unfold, the City of Hoover is partnering with the Birmingham Business Alliance (BBA), the Birmingham Regional Economic Development Alliance and Central Six, in partnership with our local and state government partners, to get a pulse on how our business community is being impacted. The City of Hoover is actively involved with the BBA and The Regional Economic Development Alliance.

Please take five minutes to complete this brief assessment. Information you and other businesses submit will help us develop and advocate for the most relevant solutions that will keep our city and region thriving during these uncertain times.

For up-to-date information on key resources available to businesses, please visit the City of Hoover’s COVID-19 resource page. Thank you for your assistance as we work together to best serve businesses and workers.

If you would like to speak to the City of Hoover Economic Development Team, please call our Business Resource Hotline at 205-739-7162. This line is staffed M-F, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm.

City of Hoover Office of Economic Development
Hoover Area Chamber of Commerce

Resources for Businesses and Employers

The City of Hoover is working diligently to support and protect our community in a rapidly changing environment. The City is proactively taking steps in the best interests of our businesses.  We will continue to provide and communicate information on resources from Federal, State and regional partners to support your business.  This page will continue to update.  Please e-mail questions to

Thursday night, Hoover Mayor Brocato addressed Hoover residents to inform them of the City’s efforts to keep residents and employees safe during the COVID-19 outbreak. He also shared vital information about services being offered to assist citizens and businesses. Please take a moment to watch. View Mayor’s Message from 3/19/2020

City of Hoover Business Resources Hotline - 205-739-7162

City of Hoover Business Resource Hotline - 205-739-7162

How You Can Support Local Business Opens in new window

The City of Hoover understands that the following weeks will be difficult for many of our local businesses and employees. We encourage citizens to continue to support Hoover’s local businesses.  Below are a few constructive ways to support our local and small businesses in this time.

  • Buy gift cards or certificates: A little here and there can hold small businesses over
  • Shop online: Check Facebook, Instagram and other social media outlets for business websites or stores
  • Order takeout and/or use drive through and curbside pick-up options
  • Tip generously
  • If you are an essential business with employees working extended hours, consider bringing in meals from a Hoover restaurant.