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Oakland Business Improvement District COVID-19 Resources

As our community contends with the developing COVID-19 crisis, the Oakland Business Improvement District (OBID) is here to help. We are taking steps to ensure Oakland’s businesses and residents have all the resources necessary to weather this ever-changing situation. While the world is unsure of its condition day-to-day, one thing is absolutely certain: we will continue to provide you the necessary resources to navigate these uneasy times, and you can count on us as your go-to source of information and promotion. This page will be refreshed regularly with updated information crucial to local business owners, residents and Oakland stakeholders.

Our primary objective is that we all take appropriate personal steps to limit the spread of COVID-19 and ensure that our entire community remains healthy.

Below, see a list of resource pages available for residents, workers, and visitors in Pittsburgh. We encourage you to (safely) continue to support our neighborhood’s small businesses and restaurants that make Oakland dynamic and vibrant year-round. 

Please continue to practice safe social distancing and to follow guidance from health and government officials. 


Resources for Small Businesses

Resources for Property Owners

Restaurant-Based Resources

Government Resources

Local & Institutional Resources

Small Business Owner’s Guide for CARES Act   

Artist Resources

Oakland is Open

Show your support for Oakland by:

Ordering Takeout/Delivery, Buying Gift Cards, or even 

Sending a virtual tip to your local service industry workers

Business Owners: Take the Nighttime Economy Impact Survey here

Do you sell gift cards online? Let us know!

Information About COVID-19

See official links to federal, state, county, and city information and resources related to the COVID-19. Check these pages regularly as updates are posted.

Contact Us

For questions, comments, suggestions, or help finding resources that are available, send us an email at