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.
Nacogdoches City and County ReOpen Guidelines for employers, employees and customers (click for Spanish) Questions about business reopening procedures, please call 936-559-2510 or email email@example.com.
Nacogdoches COVID-19 call center is taking calls Monday-Friday, 9am to 4pm. To speak to someone, please call 936-468-4787.
Angelina College Small Business Development Center Larry Cain, CFP,CGBP contact number is 936-633-5400 and click to email.
Only the most recent news is posted here. To view an archive, click and go to Chamber News.
Next Steps to Reopen Texas - 5/27/2020
Consumer Confidence Up Slightly in May - 5/27/2020
How Treasury Just Tweaked PPP Loan Forgiveness - 5/27/2020
March 24, 2020
March 31, 2020
April 7, 2020
Business Resource Webinar presented by Nacogdoches County Chamber of Commerce, Nacogdoches Economic Development Corporation and Angelina College Small Business Development Center held April 9, 2020
April 14, 2020
April 21, 2020 - with US Congressman Louie Gohmert
April 28, 2020 - with US Senator John Cornyn.
May 5, 2020 - with Texas Association of Business President and CEO Jeff Moseley
May 12, 2020 - with County Judge Greg Sowell
May 19, 2020 - State of Texas, hospitality industry, Texas Forest Country Partnership, Open SFA, NISD
May 26, 2020 - "New World, New Opportunities" by David Carrizales, Etech and partner reports
June 2, 2020 - click for the join the meeting instructions.
SBA and Treasury Release Paycheck Protection Program Loan Forgiveness Application
Skills Development Fund - Texas Workforce Commission
CDC resources for making decisions:
CDC Releases COVID-19 Considerations for Public Pools, Hot Tubs, and Water Playgrounds
Decision Tools for Schools and Childcare Programs:
Decision Tools for Businesses and Workplaces:
Decision Tool for Mass Transit
Re-Opening Business Guidelines for restaurants, retailers, movie theaters and malls - Texas Association of Business
Governor Abbott outlines Open Texas - 4/27/2020
From the US Chamber of Commerce:
Using Operating Reserves During a Crisis: When and How Much?
Simple Tips to Reopen Safely - Inc. This Morning
Paycheck Protection Program Infographic - US Senator John Cornyn
Texas Association of Business (TAB)
Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE)
Angelina College Small Business Development Center - contact Larry Cain for answers to small buisness loan / grant funding
Texas Department of Agriculture
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Office
Rapid Response - Texas Workforce Commission
Better Business Bureau (BBB)
Texas Apartment Association
Effective Communications Toolkit - Texas Division of Emergency Management (meets Americans with Disabilities Act requirements)
Employers and employees - tips for working remotely, collaborating effectively, managing a work-from-home team, etc. by Manpower Group
Guidance For Employers - to plan and respond to the coronavirus.
Resillience in a Box - putting a plan in place
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)
Communities, Schools, Workplaces and Events: guidance for where you live, work, learn, pray and play
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.
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)
CDC YouTube Channel
Texas Health and Human Services COVID-19 information
City of Nacogdoches COVID-19 Dashboard
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
Open SFA from Stephen F. Austin State University - information and updates for SFA's facilities and operations
Family and Teacher Learning Resources - Boys & Girls Clubs of Deep East Texas
Coronavirus Emergency Loans Small Business Guide and Checklist prepared by US Chamber of Commerce
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.