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  • We're YOUR resource for Business! 

    Are you a small business owner in the process of reopening? Here's your playbook!

    Are you a small business owner in the process of reopening? The U. S. Chamber has put together a reopening playbook with safety guidance, best practices, communication tips and more.

    Here's the FREE full guide for you to use!

  • Restore Illinois

    Governor Pritzker released Restore Illinois, a five-phased plan that will reopen our state, guided by health metrics and with distinct business, education, and recreation activities characterizing each phase. DOWNLOAD THE PLAN or review FAQ'sAlso, see IDHP FAQ's

     

    For Industry definitions and guidelines, please see below:

    Manufacturing
    Manufacturing facilities such as plants, factories and mills

    Health and Fitness Centers
    Gyms, fitness centers, yoga, dance, cycling, pilates, barre studios, and other customer-facing fitness centers

    Offices
    Non-customer-facing offices such as: legal; accounting services; architectural/engineering design; and other professional services

    Personal Care Services
    Hair salons, barber shops, nail salons, spas, massage parlors, waxing centers, tattoo parlors

    Retail
    Retailers and merchandisers such as: grocery stores; hardware stores; clothing stores; pharmacies; department stores; shopping malls

    Outdoor Recreation
    Customer facing services such as driving ranges, outdoor shooting ranges, paintball courses, outdoor adventure parks

    Service Counters
    Stores providing assorted services for dropped off goods, such as: dry cleaners; electronics repair shops; shoe repair shops; car washes

    Day Camps
    Recreational youth programs such as sports camps, recreational camps, educational camps

    Youth Sports
    Youth sports games or matches, group sports lessons, team or group sports practices (no competitive sports permitted in Phase 3)

    Restaurants and Bars (outdoor dining and drinking)
    Full-service restaurants, limited-service restaurants, snacks bars, taverns, and other food and beverage businesses

  • Reopening Guidance 

  • Print Resources

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  • SBA disaster assistance for the recent civil unrest SBA disaster assistance for the recent civil unrest

    In response to a request by Governor Pritzker, SBA Administrator Jovita Carranza issued a disaster declaration, making low-interest loans available to cover uninsured or underinsured losses related to civil unrest. Anyone affected by these events – homeowners or renters, businesses and nonprofit organizations – is eligible to apply.

    How To Apply

    U.S. SBA Fact Sheet - Disaster Loans

    News Release

     

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  • We're so proud to be a member of this community, and enormously appreciative of the hard work the chamber has done to help local businesses. You're an invaluable resource, and one we're thankful for! Midwest Bone & Joint Institute 

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