September 9, 2021

COVID-19 Business Resources & Information

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Below are links which provide helpful information regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19). These sources listed below have comprehensive information which is updated frequently. We encourage you to visit these sites as you navigate business during this unprecedented time. Please feel free to contact your Chamber team member if we can provide assistance to you.

S.C. Governor Executive Order No. 2020-28

S.C. Governor Executive Order No. 2020-21

  • Executive Order No. 2020-21 
  • The Governor’s order requires that all residents and visitors in South Carolina limit their movements outside of their home, UNLESS they are engaged in Essential Business, Essential Activities, or Critical Infrastructure Operations.

S.C. Governor Executive Order No. 2020-17

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

U.S. Labor Department Issues Guidance on the Families First Coronavirus Response Act

Reopen Responsibly Pledge

reConnect Columbia! Playbook

Partner Hot Deals

IMPACT Bulletin – A Public Policy Newsletter

Columbia Chamber Coffee with Carl



Columbia Chamber IMPACT Teleconferences & Webinars

March 18 – Labor Issues Surrounding the Coronavirus with Katherine Dudley Helms, Ogletree Deakins Nash Smoak & Stewart, PC

March 24 – Business Resources from the City of Columbia with Mayor Stephen K. Benjamin

April 7 – Business Continuity Strategies During COVID-19 with Advisors from Elliott Davis LLC

April 9 – Crisis Communication During COVID-19 with Peter LaMotte, Chernoff Newman

April 14 – Update on Fort Jackson – Moving the Mission Forward while Maintaining Precautions with Brigadier General Milford Beagle, Jr.

April 16 – Managing the “Now” and Preparing for the Future with Advisors from NP Strategy

April 21 – 5 Things You Must Do to be Effective Selling During & After Covid-19 with Walker McKay, No BS Sales School

April 23 – The State of the Hospitality and Event Industry

April 28 – What Do People Need From Leadership During Disruption or Chaos with Ron Harvey, Global Core Consulting & Strategies

April 30 – Finding Success and the Energy to Lead in Chaos with AppleOne Employment Services and Alls Well Healthcare Services

May 5 – A Session with Congressman James E. Clyburn

May 19 – Maintaining Good Mental Health During Covid-19 with Ashley Bodiford, LRADAC

June 9 – Preparing Your Business for the Next Normal with John Barnes, Pendleton Street Business Advisors

July 23 – Payment Protection Program (PPP Loans) with Nick Annan, Elliott Davis, and David Belton, A. Dowl Knight CPA.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

SC Department of Health and Environmental Control (SCDHEC)

World Health Organization (WHO)

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