Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce Coronavirus Response 3-21-20March 21, 2020To our Business Community,
We know this is a trying time as we all do what we can to respond to the Coronavirus pandemic. To help our business community, we are working as a communication hub by collecting and redistributing important information for you.
We have created a list of reliable resources along with daily udpates (see below). We are posting announcements and information on our NEWS PAGE and on social media. This information is being sent by email in frequent updates to our membership. These email updates are availalbe to our greater business community, please sign up here UPDATES.
Not only are we an important communications hub for you, we are also advocating on your behalf with state and county government. The Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce is the voice of business as we respond to the Coronavirsus pandemic and the substantial economic impact we are facing.
We do believe the actions we take today will make for a better tomorrow and wish you all the best as we go through this together. Please contact us at the Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce if you have any questions or concerns at firstname.lastname@example.org or 808-329-1758. Your input is valuable and we want to hear from you.
Wendy J. Laros
Executive Director, Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce
County of Hawaiʻi COVID-19 Resources
Hawaiʻi County Opens Call Center to Answer Questions about Coronavirus
Emergency Proclamation issued by Mayor Kim to Prepare for Coronavirus on February 28, 2020. https://www.hawaiicounty.gov/Home/Components/News/News/376/720
Supplementary Emergency Proclamation Regarding Price Gouging Issued by Harry Kim on March 11, 2020. https://www.hawaiicounty.gov/Home/Components/News/News/402/720
State of Hawaiʻi COVID-19 Resources
The Hawai‘i State Department of Health has launched a new website to keep the public informed about COVID-19 https://hawaiicovid19.com/
State of Hawaiʻi Department of Health COVID-19 Joint Information Center Updates
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State of Hawaiʻi Department of Health New Releases
Governor Ige Issued State of Hawaii Emergency Proclamation for COVID-19 on March 4, 2020. https://governor.hawaii.gov/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/2003020-GOV-Emergency-Proclamation_COVID-19.pdf
Governor Ige Issues Supplemental Emergency Proclamation to Fight Covid-19 https://governor.hawaii.gov/newsroom/latest-news/governor-ige-issues-supplemental-emergency-proclamation-to-fight-covid-19/
University of Hawaiʻi Economic Research Organization (UHERO) Releases Interim Forecast Update: COVID-19 Will Impose Significant Economic Impacts in Hawaiʻi.
National COVID-19 Resources
Center for Disease Control (CDC) Interim Guidance for Businesses and Employers
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is the leading national public health institute of the United States.
Guidance on Preparing Workplaces for COVID-19
CDC Guide for Large Community Events & Mass Gatherings https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/large-events/mass-gatherings-ready-for-covid-19.html
President Trump Presents New Guidelines for Next 15 Days https://www.whitehouse.gov/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/03.16.20_coronavirus-guidance_8.5x11_315PM.pdf
Proclamation on Declaring a National Emergency Concerning the Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Outbreak
General CDC COVID-19 Resource Page
National Institute of Health COVID-19 Information
World COVID-19 Resources
General World Health Organization (WHO) COVID-19 Resource Page
The World Health Organization is a specialized agency of the United Nations that is concerned with world public health.
WHO COVID-19 Rolling Updates