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The health of our businesses and community members is always top of mind, and particularly so during the evolving health and economic circumstances surrounding COVID-19. We have created this site with that in mind, and to help business and community organizations stay informed of the resources, information, and assistance available to them.

To navigate through immediate, evolving, and near future impacts, the Chamber is and will be working closely with public and private business and economic development partners. We will work to effectively anticipate, respond, and advocate for resources; particularly those that will help mitigate the impacts on your business and on our community. Please bookmark this page and check for regular updates. If you are a business or a community organization with resources to offer, you’re invited to share them for us to review and publish: Elora@springfield-chamber.org

 

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Chamber of Commerce Updates
Calls to Action
CARES Act Information and Resources
Financial Resources
Business Resources
Industry Specific Resources
Virtual Workplace Tools and Resources
Health Information Resources
Community Resources
News Alerts
Workplace Flyers and Signage

 

Chamber of Commerce Updates

A message from our CEO, Vonnie Mikkelsen

Keeping it Real in Uncertain Times, Vonnie Mikkelsen

Springfield Bottom Line: COVID-19 Announcements and Information

 

Calls To Action

Open for Business - Stay Home. Shop Local

Share your story with the Oregon Joint Special Committee On Coronavirus Response and the Governor's Jobs and Economy Policy Advisor

Lane County COVID-19 Regional Business Impact Survey

Guidance for those who want to donate or sell personal protective equipment (PPE):

 

CARES Act Information and Resources

The Small Business Owner’s Guide to the CARES Act

Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL)

Video: Applying for Disaster Loans and $10,000 Grant

SBA: COVID-19 Economic Injury Disaster Loan Application

Paycheck Protection Program (PPP Loan)

US Chamber of Commerce: Coronavirus Emergency Loans - Small Business Guide and Checklist

3 Minute Video Update on Paycheck Protection Program - Robert Killen, Small Business Development Center

SBA: Paycheck Protection Program

COVID-19 Lending Assistance

 

Other Financial Resources

Community Lending Works: Emergency Loan Funds for Lane County Businesses

FEMA: Public Assistance Simplified Application

Lane Small Business Development Center: Information for businesses about COVID-19 guidance and potential relief funding

Saif: Coronavirus Worker Safety Fund

 

Business Resources

Local:

Lane County: COVID-19 Business Information

Lane Workforce Partnership

State:

Business Oregon: COVID-19 Resources for Businesses

Cascade Employers Association: Coronavirus Resources for Employers

Oregon Economic Development Association: Assisting Businesses with Coronavirus Impact

Oregon State Chamber of Commerce COVID-19 Resource Guide

Oregon State Senators:

OSHA's Guidance on Preparing Workplaces for COVID-19

State of Oregon Employment Department: COVID-19 Resources for Oregon Businesses, Employers, Workers, and Job Seekers

SPANISH State of Oregon Employment Department: COVID-19 Resources for Oregon Businesses, Employers, Workers, and Job Seekers

State of Oregon: Oregon Coronavirus Information and Resources

Federal:

Small Business Administration: Small Business Guidance and Loan Resources

Small Business Development Center: COVID-19 Business Resources

US Chamber of Commerce

US Department of Labor: Families First Coronavirus Response Act

 

Industry Specific Resources

Coronavirus Rules and Resources for Oregon Construction Workers and Contractors

Oregon Community Foundation: Nonprofit Recovery Grant Program

Oregon Manufacturing Extension Partnership: COVID-19 Resources For Oregon Manufacturers

Oregon Rental Housing Association

Oregon Restaurant and Lodging Association: Coronavirus Information and Resources

Restaurant Employee Relief Fund Information

Travel Lane County: Tourism Industry News - COVID-19 Update and Resources

Technology Association of Oregon

 

Virtual Workplace Tools and Resources

Arctic MSP: Cybersecurity and Working From Home in the Age of Coronavirus

Partnered Solutions IT: Tips for Safely Working Remotely

Virtual Meeting and Collaboration Tools

 

Health Information Resources

Centers for Disease Control

Lane County Public Health

McKenzie-Willamette Medical Center: Visitor Policy Update

Oregon Health Authority: COVID-19 Updates

PacificSource: Benefit Updates to Combat Coronavirus

PeaceHealth Visitation Restrictions and More COVID-19 Information

State of Oregon: Understand your Health Insurance

World Health Organization

 

Community Resources

IRS: Coronavirus Tax Relief

Lane County Public Health: COVID-19 Updates - Press Conferences

Oregon COVID-19 Response: Tools and Resources for the General Public

Oregon Department of Human Services: Food Benefits

Oregon Utilities Companies Extend Service During COVID-19 Outbreak

Team Springfield:

United Way of Lane County's Response and Resources to COVID-19

 

News Alerts

Governors Orders

March 10th: Lane County Opens Call Center

March 17th: Oregon Office of Economic Analysis: Statement on COVID-19 and the Economic Outlook

March 19th: Lane County Service Changes

March 23rd: Murphy, Merkley, Van Hollen Propose Robust Rescue Plan for Small and Mid-Size Businesses and Nonprofits

March 23rd: Governor Kate Brown Executive Order: Stay Home Except for Essential Needs

March 25th: Merkley Announces Major Provisions for Oregonians in Third Coronavirus Relief Package

March 25th: Oregon Office of Economic Analysis: COVID-19 The Shape of What's to Come

March 26th: COVID-19 Drive Record Initial Claims

March 31st: Oregon Office of Economic Analysis: COVID-19 Working Parents and Educators

 

Workplace Flyers and Signage

Lane County: Business Service Adjustment Flyers - Food Service

Lane County: Business Service Adjustment Flyers - Retail Businesses

Ways To Support Local Business During Coronavirus

Stay Calm And Shop Local

Families First Coronavirus Response Act - Employee Rights

 

 

 

 

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