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.
COVID Test Kits Available to Abilene Employers
Guide to Small Business COVID-19 Emergency Loans - Updated 12/22/2020
GOVERNOR ABBOTT LIFTS MASK MANDATE, OPENS TEXAS 100 PERCENT
During his remarks, the Governor discussed the incredible advancements that Texas has made that allow the state to open fully and lift the mask mandate—noting the rapid increase of vaccines. Nearly 5.7 million vaccine shots have been administered to Texans, and the state is now administering almost one million shots each week.
TABC Coronavirus Information
Executive Order No. GA-32
Local Job Opportunities
Updates from Attractions, Events, Venues, Bars & Eateries
PPP Loan Forgiveness Calculator
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.
Human Services Resources
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.
Social Investment Practice Resources
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.
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.