March 16, 2020
Dear Chamber Members,
This weekend has been a whirlwind of fact, speculation and rumor regarding the COVID-19 outbreak. As your chamber we recognize our responsibility to provide you with useful information, updated periodically.
We will provide you with information and links from local, state and federal sources regarding health information. We are in constant contact with all the governmental agencies here locally as well and are working with them as we move forward.
Resources for operating during COVID-19 include:
- U.S. Chamber of Commerce
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
- Texas Department of State Health Services
As an oasis in West Texas, San Angelo is somewhat removed from the national exposure to COVID-19. However, our local economy will eventually feel the impact of the meeting cancellations, travel bans and wild swings in the financial markets. Our Angelo State University Small Business Development Center/Business Resource Center is standing by to provide you with assistance at:
In the interest of safety for all, we have had to make our own adjustments and difficult calls. We will continue to provide you with Chamber updates and issues, as well as information regarding any available regulatory updates and economic assistance for your business.
Be sure to take a look at a summary of the recently passed Families First Coronavirus Response Act provided by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
While there is still a large amount of uncertainty and speculation about the eventual impact of COVID-19 here in San Angelo, it is our mission to provide you with the support and information vital to your success. Any helpful information that you can share with the chamber community is welcomed.
Your Chamber of Commerce Staff