CORONAVIRUS COVID-19 BUSINESS RESOURCE GUIDE

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.

 

Questions about the City and County's Stay Home, Stay Safe orders? Call 936-559-2510 or email info@nactx.us. Click here for City and County issued orders, effective 12 p.m., Monday, March 30, 2020.

Call Center and Testing Location Open in Nacogdoches. 

 

News Room

Only the most recent news is posted here. To view an archive, click and go to Chamber News.

$349 Billion available through Paycheck Protection Program - 3/31/2020

Governor Abbott Issues Executive Order Implementing Essential Services And Activities Protocols - 3/31/2020

 

Nacogdoches Community Stakeholders Conference Calls

March 24, 2020
March 31, 2020
April 7, 2020 - Click here for "join the conference call" instructions

 

COVID-19 information resources for business:

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)

 

Supporting our locals!

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

 

Texas small businesses can now apply for SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL) to help with the COVID-19 crisis.

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?

 

2020 Census operations

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)

Fact Sheet: 2020 Census Operational Adjustments Due to COVID-19 (Short Version)

Live response rate map

View video for college students:  where to be counted

 

Coronavirus Tax Relief news, fact sheets, guidance

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.

Filing and payment deadlines Q&A

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Newcomer Guide
Chamber Directory & Map
These premier Chamber publications are widely distributed throughout Nacogdoches County and beyond!
© Copyright 2005-2020 Nacogdoches County Chamber of Commerce. All rights reserved.
2516 North St., Nacogdoches, Texas 75965 • (936) 560-5533
Unless otherwise noted, no part of this website may be reproduced without written permission.