Coronavirus (COVID-19): Small Business Guidance & Resources

The Greater Wheeling Area Chamber of Commerce has put together a list of resources for small businesses, as well as marketing strategies that will allow your business the opportunity to meet your consumers in the digital space. New versions updated as additional information becomes available.

Useful Links - Updated Daily

CARES Act passed by Congress
Center For Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Chicago Minority Business Development Agency Business Center
Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce
City of Chicago-Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection
Cook County Community Recovery Fund Overview
Coronavirus Tax Relief on
Illinois - Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity
Illinois - Department of Employment Security
Illinois - Department of Public Health
Illinois - Office of the Governor
Illinois Chamber of Commerce
Illinois COVID-19 PPE Donation Page
Illinois COVID-19 Response Fund (ICRF) - click here to donate
Illinois Department of Commerce - Emergency Small Business Grants & Loan Assistance
Illinois Liquor Control Commission - Guidance regarding COVID-19 Ralted Development within the Liquor Industry
Illinois Manufacturers Association
Illinois Restaurant Association
Illinois Retail Merchants Association
Illinois Retail Merchants Association guide for all State, Federal Small Business Assistance
Illinois Small Business Development Center at Westside Forward
Information on Tax Deferral for Bars & Restaurants
OSHA - Guidance on Preparing Workplaces for COVID-19
Paycheck Protection Program from the SBA
Paycheck Protection Program Application
SBA Covid-19 Economic Injury Disaster Loan Application
SBA's Paycheck Protection Program - Details
Small Business Advocacy Council - Illinois
Small Business Owner Guide to the CARES Act from the US Senate Committee on Small Business & Entrepreneurship
State of Illinois COVID-19 Small Business Impact Survey
The United States Small Business Administration - Chicago Office
US Chamber of Commerce - Corona Virus Small Business Loan Guide
Village of Wheeling
Village of Wheeling - Resources for Businesses Affected by COVID-19
Wheeling Park District
Wheeling Township Government
Women's Business Development Center


Stay up to date with the latest small business resources during these unprecedented times.


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