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COVID-19 Resources & Supports

 

The Drumheller & District Chamber of Commerce is committed to continuing to build the resiliency of our business community through this unprecedented time. This page of resources has been compiled to help you with business continuity and resilience planning.

 

News Updates

 

*We are send out Business Resources updates in our twice-monthly emails- if you are not currently on our email list you are welcome to sign up here.

       

       RELAUNCH RESOURCES

        Covid-19 Infection Control For Your Business- Free risk management training program. Participants will receive an online certificate upon completion of the course that can              be posted on-site and shared with clients to demonstrate their business’s ongoing commitment to health and safety

        Voucher for Business Services (during COVID-19) from Community Futures

Where Can I Find Sanitizer, Plexiglas Shields, and PPE in Drumheller?

Alberta Biz Connect- industry-specific guidelines and FAQ's from the government

Workplace Guidance For Business Owners

People Outside Safely Together (POST) Initiative

Retail Recovery Playbook from the Retail Council of Canada

Restaurants Canada COVID-19 Reopening Best Practices

Google Maps: Update Your Info For Customers

Canadian Centre For Occupational Health And Safety- Pandemic Information Sharing Portal

RRPCanada.org Provides Free Of Charge Service For Local Organizations To Request PPE Donations

        Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) E-course- Pandemic Planning: Reopening for Business

 

Current Status (tip: bookmark these pages to check regularly)

Town of Drumheller COVID-19 Page

Government of Alberta COVID-19 Information

Government of Canada COVID-19 Information

World Health Organization COVID-19 Information

Tracking the Coronavirus (Interactive Map)

 

Other Provincial Resources for Business (Reopening Resources Available Above)

GOA Employment Standard Rules

OHS: Respiratory viruses and the workplace

WCB: COVID-19 employer fact sheet 

WCB COVID-19 worker fact sheet

Travel Alberta Cooperative Investment Program (Second intake Sep.1-30,2020)

Travel Alberta- Alberta At Home Program

AB Trace Together mobile app

 

 

Federal Supports for Business

Canada Emergency Business Account (CEBA) extended to Oct.31, 2020

Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance (CECRA) must opt-in by October 30, 2020.

Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS)

        Emergency On-Farm Support Fund

        Questions & Answers About the Canada Recovery Benefit

Essential Services Contingency Reserve- eligible essential service business or organizations may apply to receive personal protective equipment (PPE), non-medical masks and disinfection products to address urgent, short-term (45 days) needs.

Federal Support for Self Employed Canadians

Federal Supports for Businesses- Full List

FAQ About Canadian Businesses and Workers Affected by COVID-19

Employment Insurance Benefits & Leave

Obtain Your Electronic Record of Employment (ROE)

Work Sharing Program

Support from the Business Development Bank of Canada

 

 

Business Resiliency

Canadian Business Resiliency Network (launched April 6 by the Canadian Chamber of Commerce)

How to Better Secure Your Business During COVID-19 

Protect Yourself- Be Aware of COVID-19 Scams

Calgary Chamber of Commerce Emergency Preparedness Kit

Alberta Prepares Pandemic Business Checklist

 

How the Private Sector Can Help

Alberta Purchasing Connection (APC)- lets public and private sector users manage, advertise, distribute, and download public purchasing opportunities for goods, services, and construction in Alberta.

Submit your offers of products or services to the Bits & Pieces Program

 

Physical & Mental Health Resources

Tactics for Maintaining Mental Fitness During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Help in Tough Times (AHS)

Canadian Mental Health Association

Wellness Together Canada

Text4Hope

Stress and Coping- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Loneliness- The Workplace Anxiety Of The 'New Normal'

Managing COVID-19 Financial Stress

 

 

Recorded Webinars

Physical Return To Work: Practical Realities And Transformative Opportunities

Build Your Online Presence With Facebook

Understanding, Accessing & Optimizing the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy

Easing Into the New Normal (from 13 Ways)

Various Webinars from the BDC

How to cope with the impacts of COVID-19 on your business

Travel Alberta Webinars and Resources

Calgary Chamber of Commerce recorded COVID-19 webinars

Rent Relief in the World of Coronavirus

What to do to help save your tourism industry and downtown businesses (Roger Brooks)

Supporting Mental Health During the Pandemic

        Keeping Your Company and Employees Secure When Working Remotely

        Facebook- Getting Creative With Your Mobile Phone

 

POSTERS and other Prevention Resources

Poster- Line Up Here

Poster- Social Distancing In Effect

Poster- Please Wait Here, The Store is at Capacity

Poster- 'We Apologize For The Delay'

Help Prevent the Spread Poster (Purple)

COVID-19: STOP-Alberta Health Services Poster

Stay Home if Sick Poster

Government of Alberta Workplace Guidance for Business Owners (May 3, 2020)

List of Approved Cleaning Products from the Center for Biocide Chemistries

Alberta Health Services COVID-19 Online Screening