COVID-19 Business Support
As business owners, employers, employees, and citizens, we recognize that the rapidly changing nature of COVID-19 continues to cause uncertainty. The Hamilton Chamber is here to support you and your organization with timely and relevant information & resources to navigate this new chapter of COVID-19.
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Hamilton COVID Concierge for Business
For up-to-date information on Government, Legal and Employment Assistance & Support, Operational Restrictions, Infection Prevention & Control for your workplace, and more, please visit the Hamilton COVID Concierge for Business.
The COVID Concierge for Business is an online resource and phone line that aims to support Hamilton businesses with their COVID-19 questions and concerns.
This new initiative is a partnership between the City of Hamilton and the three local Chambers of Commerce.
Stay up-to-date on the rapidly evolving situation, and on the nature of the virus itself, by frequently checking municipal, provincial, and national websites.
Locally (Hamilton, Ontario):
Nationally (Canada) & Globally:
- Canada Coronavirus disease (COVID-19)
- Canada Self-Assessment Tool
- Centre for Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention: COVID-19 Resources
- World Health Organization (WHO): COVID-19 Updates
Hamilton Chamber of Commerce COVID-19 Updates
The Hamilton Chamber of Commerce office is closed to the public. Chamber staff are all working from home and can be reached by phone or email to continue serving our members.
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Please email Diane Stephenson: firstname.lastname@example.org for all inquiries.
Chamber of Commerce Support
Ontario Chamber of Commerce Resources
- Pandemic Preparedness Toolkit
The Ontario Chamber of Commerce team, in collaboration with Hicks Morley, have put together a toolkit to help support businesses be prepared for any human-resources or operational-related disruptions. The guidelines and resources contained in this toolkit have been prepared to assist businesses in planning for and adaption to the disruption of COVID-19 and any future influenza pandemics.
Download the Toolkit here
Canadian Chamber of Commerce Resources
- Canadian Business Resilience Network
In partnership with the Government of Canada, the Canadian Chamber of Commerce established the Canadian Business Resilience Network to help Canadian businesses navigate the COVID-19 reality and prepare for recovery. Visit the website today.
- Pandemic Preparedness Business Toolkit
To help businesses prepare for and manage through a potential COVID-19 escalation in Canada, the CCC has launched a website: Pandemic Preparedness Business Toolkit.
- Pandemic Preparedness Guide
The Canadian Chamber also developed a brief guide from a number of best practice documents and designed to assist business planning and continuity efforts. This tool includes links to the some of the most relevant and credible information, best practice tools and resources and can be downloaded here: Pandemic Preparedness Guide.
We are in this together. Tell us how we can best support you during this time of uncertainty.