COVID-19 Updates

With the spread of COVID-19, it is imperative for our chamber members to make fact-based decisions to keep our local economies strong while also taking precautions to protect our employees and community.  LACCE wants to ensure that our membership is monitoring and following official guidance.  We are providing the information below to you to keep you informed of the latest developments and to share what your peers are sharing with their members.

Please feel free to send samples and updates to Tiffany Fulmer Ott at tfulmer@remove-thistlfexecutiveservices.com to add to this page.

Resources and Guides

These resource links help provide you with up-to-date information regarding COVID-19 to share with your members, affiliates, and partners.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

https://www.cdc.gov/media/index.html

U.S. Chamber of Commerce

https://www.uschamber.com/coronavirus 
Document - Small Business Guide & Checklist for Coronavirus Emergency Loans
Document - Funding Available for 501c6 Organizations
Video - National Small Business Town Hall 
Page - Guide to SBA's Economic Injury Disaster Loans 
Page - Guide to the Employee Retention Tax Credit 

U.S. Department of the Treasury

https://home.treasury.gov/cares 
Overview - Paycheck Protection Program 
Application - Paycheck Protection Program
Fact Sheet for Borrowers - Paycheck Protection Program 
Fact Sheet for Lenders - Paycheck Protection Program 

Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE)

https://resources.acce.org/crisismanagement
Page - Several Samples of Chamber Responses 
Sample - Member Renewal Letter 
Weekly Update - March 27, 2020 

Louisiana Association of Business & Industry (LABI)

https://labi.org/newsroom/combat-coronavirus
Page - Business Resources 

Louisiana Economic Development (LED)

https://www.opportunitylouisiana.com/covid-19-assistance

Small Business Administration

https://www.sba.gov/page/coronavirus-covid-19-small-business-guidance-loan-resources
Presentation - SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan Application 
Document - Preparing and Applying for an SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan 
Page - Guide to SBA's Economic Injury Disaster Loans 

LACCE

Document - Past Chamber Executive Network 
Recording - Shari Pash Webinar - Maximizing Member Engagement
Handout - Shari Pash Webinar 
Document - 25 Teambuilding Activities for a Remote Workforce 
Video - Kyle Sexton Chamber Daily - Should You Be Invoicing Members Right Now? 
Document - The Remote Employee Handbook (The Center for Leadership Studies)
Document - How to Host a Successful Virtual Happy Hour - Frank Kenny for Chamber Pros 
Article - Adjusting Budgets Impacted by Crisis - Bill Pawlucy and Bob Harris 
Page​​​​​​​ - Chmura COVID-19 Economic Vulnerability Index 

Around Our State

Here are a few links of what your peers have done to keep their regions and members informed.

Acadia Parish Chamber of Commerce

https://acadiaparishchamber.org/resources-for-business-employees-coronavirus-covid-19/

Baton Rouge Area Chamber of Commerce

https://brac.org/recovery/

Broussard Chamber of Commerce

https://www.broussardchamber.net/uncategorized/covid-19-public-resources/ 

Jefferson Chamber of Commerce

http://jeffersonchamber.org/business-resources/ 
Public Service Announcement - Voice of Business PSA 

One Acadiana

https://www.oneacadiana.org/covid-19-resources

New Orleans Chamber of Commerce

Site - COVID-19 Resources (with informaton on their Webinar Series)

Vermilion Chamber of Commerce

http://www.vermilionchamber.org/coronavirus-updates 
Document - Community Bingo Game & Guidelines