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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Checklists for your business or organization from the Governor's office as we work to Open Texas.

Guide to Small Business COVID-19 Emergency Loans - Updated 12/22/2020


To further encourage the business community to practice safe social distancing guidelines and to reduce the impact of an outbreak during phase one of Governor Abbott’s plans to re-open Texas, the Chamber is encouraging businesses to take the COVID-19 Business Partner Pledge.  

TABC Coronavirus Information

Executive Order No. GA-32



This website is updated daily with resources for businesses to navigate the virus crisis.

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Updated on 1/5/2021 by Abilene Chamber



Local Job Opportunities

Updates from Attractions, Events, Venues, Bars & Eateries

PPP Loan Forgiveness Calculator



Health Resources

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 ( or the Abilene-Taylor County Health District.

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