Business Resource Toolkit

for Preparing and Responding to the Coronavirus

It is important for all employers to monitor the coronavirus outbreak and implement strategies to protect their workforce while ensuring continuity of operations. Please review the following links as there are a variety of resources available from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the state of Michigan, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Spectrum Health, and other community partners to help educate employers and employees on how to prepare for and address the impacts of the coronavirus.

Guidance for Employers - How to Plan and Respond to the Coronavirus

Interim Guidance for Businesses and Employers from the CDC

Workplace Tips - Tips and Resources for Employers to Combat the Virus

SBA Disaster Assistance in Response to the Coronavirus

Michigan Small Business Relief Program - by the Michigan Economic Development Corporation

Cornerstone Alliance Small Business COVID-19 Relief Resource Page

Crisis Management - by the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives

FAQ's for Potential HR Issues Arising from the Coronavirus - by the American Society of Employers

Unemployment Insurance for Employers

Corporate Aid Tracker - How Businesses are Helping Nationwide

Survey on Business Impact - Results from the American Chamber of Commerce in China

Resilience in a Box - A Toolbox to help Businesses put a Plan in Place (created by the US Chamber Foundation in partnership with the UPS Foundation)

Combating the Coronavirus - by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Coronavirus Resource Page - by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce

COVID-19 Safety and Health Standards - by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)

Key Planning Recommendations for Mass Gatherings in the Context of the Current COVID-19 Outbreak

Coronavirus Resources: Workplace Safety, Wages|Hours|Leave, Injured Federal Workers - by the U.S. Department of Labor


Additionally, it is imperative to care for our communities on a personal level. The Greater Niles Chamber of Commerce encourages all organizations to share important support resources for the individuals that make this community great. 

Stay Home, Stay MIndful: Meditation and Mindfulness for Michigan Residents

PACE Support Resources for Seniors (Printable .pdf)