Dear Chamber, Community Members, and Visitors:
Although the Chamber office is closed to the public due to health and safety concerns associated with the coronavirus (COVID-19), members of the staff are working from home and periodically in the office.
We continue to encourage the public to shop local for their goods and services. Please follow us on Facebook @RomeNYChamberOfCommerce and @ShopRomeNYFirst for updates on services available locally. Additional links to updates and important information are listed below.
Contact us by: Phone: 315-337-1700 Email: Info@RomeChamber.com
Rome is a vibrant city with a promising future. The officers, directors, and staff of our Chamber pledge to continue to advocate vigorously on behalf of our members and our community.
As we begin restarting our economy and entering phase one, we have created this resource page to help business owners navigate opening safely and responsibly.
For questions pertaining to how to reopen your business using the Oneida County Toolkit email: RestartOC@ocgov.net
NEW YORK STATE
NYS Economic Development
Businesses, organizations and individuals who want to express a desire to support New York State as it responds to the virus outbreak or are looking to volunteer or contribute to the State’s effort should contact the Governor’s Office at email@example.com
ESD has set up a web portal and FAQ page for individuals and businesses with business-related COVID-19 issues and questions on this website with all COVID-19 info: https://esd.ny.gov/esd-covid-19-related-resources
NYS Department of Labor/Employment/Unemployment
SBA Express Bridge Loan Expansion In response to the COVID-19 National Emergency, the SBA Express Bridge Loan (EBL) Pilot Program has been modified and the term extended. The EBL Pilot Program is designed to supplement the Agency’s direct disaster loan capabilities and authorizes SBA Express Lenders to provide expedited SBA-guaranteed bridge loan financing on an emergency basis in amounts up to $25,000 for disaster-related purposes. Click here for eligibility requirements.
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