Business Interruption Grants Program (BIG): Round 2
A $220 million second round of BIG aims to provide relief for all types of small businesses, but with a particular focus on businesses downstate, in disproportionately impacted areas (DIAs), and for heavily impacted industry and regions – representing businesses that have been unable to reopen or operating at a severely diminished capacity since the spring. For additional information, click here.
Message and Resources from the NLCC regarding COVID-19
The New Lenox Chamber Staff and the Board of Directors are actively monitoring the continuing developments regarding the spread of COVID-19. At this time, we encourage all of our Chamber Members and their employees to educate themselves to the fullest in order to understand all of the facts surrounding this coronavirus disease.
We also encourage everyone to follow recommendations from trusted healthcare institutions and centers. We urge you as employers to consider steps that can be taken to prepare for potential impact on your workplace and your employees.
- Resurgence Mitigations for Region 7
- Business Face Covering FAQ
- Current cases in the US updated by the CDC – HERE
- Illinois COVID-19 website - HERE
This site also includes a wide variety of resources and information on programs for financial assistance for small businesses.
- Will County Health Department COVID-19 Info - HERE
- World Health Organization (WHO) COVID-19 Info - HERE
- Coronavirus (COVID-19) Workplace Tips for Employees
- Guidance For Employers To Plan and Respond To Coronavirus
- CDC Coronoavirus Facts - HERE
- U.S. Chamber of Commerce: Reopening Business Digital Resources Center - HERE
- VIllage of New Lenox
Additional resources from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention:
Again, we encourage all to constantly review facts regarding COVID-19 by utilizing the above links. A common message has been we’re all in this together, so let’s support one another, continue to do business local and with fellow Chamber members, and follow recommendations from the health professionals.
Regarding upcoming NLCC events, we plan to take each program and event on a case by case basis as the safety and well-being of our Chamber members, as well as the community, is of utmost importance. Please check our social media, your email, and our Chamber website for any updates.
We thank you all for your continued patience and support as we navigate this situation together.
The NLCC Staff and Board of Directors