SMALL BUSINESS ISN'T SMALL TO US.

It's difficult to predict the economic impact of COVID-19 Coronavirus, but current precautionary restrictions will disproportionately affect our business community. Below we've gathered information, resources and answers to frequently asked questions.

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SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loan Application

The Small Business Administration (SBA) has designated COVID-19 as a qualifying event for the provision of Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL) for businesses and private nonprofits in affected communities. If you've been impacted by COVID-19 apply for a Economic Disaster Loan (EIDL) today.

Update on the City's Limited Shelter in Place Order

RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL, CITY OF ABILENE, TEXAS, MODIFYING ITS EXTENSION OF DECLARATION OF DISASTER ISSUED ON MARCH 23, 2020.

What does the "Limited Shelter in Place" mean for you and your business? We reached out to City of Abilene, Texas Government City Manger, Robert Hanna, and gathered a list of questions. Click here for more.

Summary of Revisions of “CARES” Act

CARES Act as signed into law by President Trump

 
 

ABI STRONG

We urge Abilene businesses to take precautions to protect their workforce while ensuring continuity of operations.

We will continue to update this page with resources for businesses that need assistance in developing staffing, continuity, and other plans in light of this situation.

Updated on 3/26/2020 by Abilene Chamber

The American Public Health Association has compiled a comprehensive list of health links and resources of information for the public health community as it speaks out for funding and support to respond to the outbreak. Find the latest guidance and information here.  Plus information on how to protect yourself from COVID-19

Grantmakers in Health has compiled a page of general resources for health funders and resources for philanthropy that includes webinars, articles, blog posts and other resources. Check them out here

The Alliance for Strong Families and Communities has launched a new series of webinars and an online discussion forum for community-based human services organizations to discuss the potential health impact and business disruptions as a result of COVID-19.  

Net Impact has created a guide for its network of chapters of up-and-coming impact investors for best practices for virtual convening. It should have relevance for any group working to meet safely during this crisis. 

 

ASK

Do you have an immediate or specific need for your business or organization due to COVID-19? We’re here to help you and your business stay informed and safe.

The Abilene Chamber of Commerce is not a health authority nor do we advise our members on health-related issues.  Any information extended through this source is provided by third-party authority or opinion.  For information on your particular circumstance please consult your healthcare professional, the Centers for Disease Control (www.cdc.gov) or the Abilene-Taylor County Health District.

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