In order to keep our members informed about the coronavirus (COVID-19), the Nacogdoches County Chamber of Commerce is providing links to resources from reliable sources including the US Chamber of Commerce Foundation and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Call Center and Testing Location Open in Nacogdoches.
Only the most recent news is posted here. To view an archive, click and go to Chamber News.
Coronavirus Emergency Loans Small Business Guide and Checklist - US Chamber of Commerce (Click for Spanish)
Global Dashboard on COVID-19 Government Policy - US Chamber of Commerce
Texas Association of Business (TAB)
Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE)
Coronavirus Small Buisness Guide - US Chamber of Commerce
Texas Department of Agriculture
CDC YouTube Channel
Rapid Response - Texas Workforce Commission
Better Business Bureau (BBB)
Effective Communications Toolkit - Texas Division of Emergency Management (meets Americans with Disabilities Act requirements)
Stephen F. Austin State University - information and updates concerning SFA's facilities and operations.
Angelina College Small Business Development Center - contact Larry Cain for answers to small buisness loan / grant funding
Employers and employees - tips for working remotely, collaborating effectively, managing a work-from-home team, etc. by Manpower Group
Guidance For Employers - download guidance for employers to plan and respond to the coronavirus.
Tips for staying safe - printable and customizable information flyers for businesses.
Coronavirus Response Toolkit - key messaging, sample posts, social media graphics from the US Chamber of Commerce.
Resilience in a Box - if your business needs help putting a plan in place, use the U.S. Chamber Foundation's toolkit created in partnership with the UPS foundation.
More Resources - for more resources, including consolidated, business-specific guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
COVID-19 Safety and Health Standards, Control & Prevention - an overview of information for workers and employers about the evolving coronavirus outbreak. Includes links to OSHA standards, control and prevention, by Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts - assistance to businesses struggling to pay the full amount of sales taxes collected in February.
Latest Recommendations from Texas Work Force - provided by Texas Association of Business (TAB)
Hot Deals - Chamber members modifying operations to "Keep Nacogdoches in Business!"
NACStrong - The Daily Sentinel
Keeping East Texas Open for Business - KTRE TV
Adjusted hours and services - Nacogdoches Economic Development Corporation (NEDCO)
Give Blood - CDC encourages donating blood if healthy
Coronavirus Emergency Loans Small Business Guide and Checklist prepared by US Chamber of Commerce
SBA Loan process revised - 3/26/2020
How do I apply?
Online self-response - timeline for the 2020 Census operations: self response deadline extended to August 14.
Fact Sheet: 2020 Census Operational Adjustments Due to COVID-19 (Long Version)
View video for college students: where to be counted
Coronavirus Tax Relief - updates from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
In response to the national emergency and to protect our employees, America’s taxpayers, communities and our partners, the IRS has temporarily closed all Taxpayer Assistance Centers and discontinued face-to-face service throughout the country until further notice. The IRS is continuing to process tax returns, issue refunds and help taxpayers to the greatest extent possible. Click here for more info on taxpayer assistance center closures.