Coronavirus Resource Guide

The Chamber is monitoring the COVID-19 coronavirus’ impact on our region. We understand the challenges of these uncertain times and are equipping businesses with the information resources you need to prepare for the short-term response and long-term recovery.

View resources and updates from member companies here.

COVID-19 information from the CDC:

The latest employer guidance from the CDC includes:

  • Actively encourage sick employees to stay home
  • Establish policies that increases the physical distance between employees such as flexible worksites and work hours
  • Cross-train employees on essential functions in case of employee absences
  • Assess your essential functions and reliance on others – be prepared to change your business practices if needed to maintain critical operations

Encourage your employees to implement best health practices, including:

  • Good handwashing (soap and water for at least 20 seconds)
  • Covering your cough and avoiding touching your eyes, nose and mouth
  • Regular use of tissues and hand sanitizer
  • Stay home if you or a family member is sick
  • Sanitize commonly touched surfaces and objects regularly

About COVID-19 Coronavirus




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Advocates Updates

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UPDATED 3/24 Local Governments Respond to COVID-19

UPDATED 3/20 State Government Responds to COVID-19

Printable Materials

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