Bell County Small Business Grant
Coronavirus Relief Funds
Greetings from Terri Covington, Covington Real Estate
Wednesday, April 16th 2020
We feel very lucky to have such a great group of Board Members. They are all dedicated to our community and volunteer their time to help us grow as a chamber so that we may best serve the needs of our members.
Terri has a personal message to share. Thank you Terri for your dedication and for being a great team leader. Find more about her business at covingtonsells.com
PRESS RELEASES | UPDATES
9.17.2020-Governor Abbott Expands Capacity For Certain Services and Announces Guidance for Nursing Home, Long-Term Care Visitations (Read More)
6.26.2020-Governor Abbott on Response to Reopening-COVID-19 (Read More)
6.1.2020-Congressman Carter on Stimulus Debit Cards and Help for Farmers and Ranchers (Read More)
4.30.2020-Congressman Carter on Getting Your Stimulus Check (Read More)
4.24.2020-Governor Abbott, TDEM, DSHS Announce Statewide COVID-19 Test Collection Online Map (Read More)
4.22.2020-Governor Abbott Provides Update On Job Openings In Texas, Resources For Texans Seeking Employment (Read More)
4.21.2020-Congressman Carter-Important Stimulus Check Update (Read More)
4.20.2020-Governor Abbott, Texas National Guard Announce COVID-19 Mobile Testing Sites (Read More)
4.17.2020-Governor Abbott Issues Executive Order Establishing Strike Force To Open Texas (Read More)
4.16.2020-U.S. Small Chamber of Commerce Foundation Launches the Save Small Business Fund (savesmallbusiness.com)
4.16.2020 - Congressman Carter has updated the resources available to you, and what he working on, as we navigate this pandemic. (Read More)
4.6.2020-Message from the Belton Area Chamber of Commerce (Read More)
4.3.2020-Fort Hood General Order Shelter in Place (Read More)
4.2.2020-Congressman Carter Coronavirus FAQs: Stimulus Checks (Read More)
3.31.2020-Senator Cornyn has been working to provide relief for Texas small businesses struggling with the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. (Read More)
3.30.2020-Update from Congressman Carter on CARES Act (Read More)
3.28.2020-Governor Abbott Announces HHSC Request Of Section 1135 Waiver To Support Health Care Workforce In Medicaid Program (Read More)
3.28.2020-Governor Abbott Removes Licensing Barriers For Advance Practice Registered Nurses (Read More)
3.28.2020-Governor Abbott Waives Certain Licensing Regulations For Pharmacists, Technicians (Read More)
3.27.2020-Governor Abbott Announces National Guard Deployment in Support of COVID-19 Response (Read More)
3.27.2020-Governor Abbott Announces New Processes To Preserve And Extend Child Care Capacity For Front Line Workers (Read More)
3.26.2020-Cornyn Votes for Third Coronavirus Relief Bill (Read More)
3.24.2020 - Governor Abbott Authorizes Restaurants To Sell Bulk Retail Product From Distributors To The Public (Read More)
3.24.2020 - Update from Congressman John Carter (Read More)
3.23.2020 - Texas Workforce Commission Extends Call Center Hours (Read More)
3.20.2020 - Governor Abbott Announces Approval Of Emergency Designation For Small Business Disaster Loans From U.S. Small Business Administration (Read More)
3.19.2020 - Governor Abbott Issues Executive Orders In Accordance With Federal Guidelines To Mitigate Spread Of COVID-19 In Texas (Read More)
Governor Abbott Establishes Statewide Face Covering Requirement, Issues Proclamation To Limit Gatherings
Emergency Orders related to COVID-19
Wearing of Face Coverings, Issued by Bell County Judge David Blackburn, Issued June 24, 2020. Order Effective Monday, June 29, 2020 at 12:01 a.m. and continuing through 11:59 p.m. on Monday, July 13, 2020.
Sign Template for your Business
Open Texas Checklists: Phase III – June 3, 2020
Open Texas Resources
Find more here https://gov.texas.gov/organization/opentexas
Request that your business be designated essential because it is in the best interests of the State of Texas to have my business’s workforce continue at full capacity in order to properly respond to the COVID-19 emergency.
The Mass Claims program streamlines the unemployment benefit claims process for employers faced with either temporary or permanent layoffs. Employers can submit basic worker information on behalf of their employees to initiate claims for unemployment benefits.
The link below allows businesses to enter their zip code and identify the closest SBA approved lender institution to do PPP loans. As new lenders come on line for PPP this app will be updated.
Below are the slides from today’s (4.2.2020) rescheduled Webinar Wednesday event, SBA Disaster Loan Programs hosted by Fort Worth SCORE and Tarrant SBDC.