COVID 19 Coronoavirus Information and Resources

The coronavirus pandemic is affecting our Bristol Bay businesses. From the loss of business to remote work, things are changing fast during the COVID-19 outbreak and businesses are having to adapt quickly and stay on top of the latest information.  In the interest of supporting and equipping the business community with resources to weather the uncertainty ahead, the Chamber is providing information and resources for business owners and community members to help navigate the way forward together. 

Bristol Bay Borough Chamber of Commerce

The Chamber is dedicated to working with our members and the local community to keep abreast of the latest information, mandates, policies, and procedures. A letter from your Chamber.

The COVID-19 Business Impact Survey

Your Chamber is here to serve the Bristol Bay Borough business community as we navigate an uncertain economic future. In an effort to a strategic plan for the recovery, the Chamber wants to hear from you. Please click on the button below and share with us how the COVID-19 outbreak has impacted your business. The survey – which will take less than four minutes – will help us determine how we can best meet the essential needs of our community. To take the survey and add your voice, please click here. 

Important Resources for COVID 19 Information

The Bristol Bay Borough has a Facebook page for COVID 19 information, Borough updates, resources and more. Please follow Bristol Bay Borough Government Covid-19 Information to get the latest information.

Links to important state resources may also be found on Governor Dunleavy's COVID-19 webpage. 

The Alaska Chamber has a Covid-19 Took Kit on their website with solid resources that may be found at COVID-19 TOOLKIT 

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act

On March 27, the Congress passed and the President signed into law the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act that allocated $350 billion to help small businesses keep workers employed amid the pandemic and economic downturn. This federal stimulus bill is designed to help businesses weather the uncertain economic future.

In the interest of helping our small business community navigate how this can impact their business, your Chamber has gathered several tools to help walk you through the process:

  • The U.S. Chamber has released a four-page guide to the CARES Act. Read and download the guide, check your eligibility, how to apply, terms of the loans and forgiveness guidelines here.

Small Business Administration

The Small Business Administration (SBA) has set up a page with information about their Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program, guidance for businesses and employers, SBA products and resources, access to capital and exporting assistance, government contracting and local assistance. 

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta hosts a page on their website with a thorough Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) about COVID-19, resources on how to prepare your family, as well as information for travelers, schools and childcare, businesses and employers, and community and faith-based organizations.