COVID-19

Many of our local businesses remain open and ready to serve you. Your support of local businesses keeps our economy healthy and thriving. Following the guidelines set by the CDC will help prevent the spread of Covid-19 and will keep our community and our businesses healthy.

The Fort Payne Chamber of Commerce is closely monitoring the guidelines and recommendations provided to businesses regarding the Coronavirus (Covid-19). The links provided below contain helpful articles, tool kits and information specific to the business industry in response to the virus. Please check these links often, as well as all other information being continuously updated and provided by the Centers for Disease Control.

Guidance for Businesses & Employers
Guidance on Essential Critical Infrastructure Workers
How to Prevent the Spread of COVID-19
Symptoms of COVID-19 and What to Do if You are Sick

BUSINESS RESOURCES

Small Business Administration

The Small Business Administration (SBA) website offers information on their Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program, guidance for businesses and employers, SBA products and resources, access to capital and exporting assistance, government contracting and local assistance. VIEW NOW

Department of Labor

The Department of Labor (DOL) website offers information to help workers and employers to prepare for COVID-19. VIEW NOW

Alabama Department of Labor

The Alabama Department of Labor (ADOL) website offers local information and resources pertaining to the state of Alabama. VIEW NOW

Alabama Department of Revenue

The Alabama Department of Revenue website offers information on state tax changes and tax relief programs implemented due to COVID-19 . VIEW NOW

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta provides thorough Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) about COVID-19, resources on how to prepare your family, as well as information for travelers, schools and childcare, businesses and employers, and community and faith-based organizations. VIEW NOW

The CDC also provides a media gallery with free credible health content to post on your business websites, apps, & social media. VIEW NOW

U.S. Chamber of Commerce

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has established “Combating the Coronavirus” on their website with resources including workplace tips for employees, customizable flyers and signage, preparedness checklists, social media toolkits, travel notices, and reports on the worldwide economic condition and how it may impact your business. VIEW NOW

Homeland Security

The Department of Homeland Security has information on their website regarding efforts made to keep Americans safe from the spread of coronavirus including travel restrictions.  VIEW NOW