The safety and well-being of our members and community are of the utmost importance to us.
We will communicate updates to our members through email and social media posts.
The Prince Edward County Chamber of Commerce has launched the Covid-19 Workplace Self-Screening Kit Program. We are bringing rapid-antigen screening kits to business owners in need. It's quick, it's easy, and best of all, it's completely free.
Canadian Business Resilience Network | www.cbrn.com
The Canadian Business Resilience Network is where you’ll find the latest information, tools and resources businesses need to make it through the COVID-19 pandemic.
PEC Chamber of Commerce PPE Procurement Portal | /chamber-ppe-portal
The Prince Edward County Chamber of Commerce launches a business resource to match supply with demand. You are encouraged to share your supplies and your needs in the discussion forum at the bottom of the page on this site. Visit often and use this as an interactive business resource to connect with local suppliers.
This document includes messaging guidance for the tourism industry and FAQs about re-opening during the COVID-19 pandemic
Centre for Workforce Development | A Guide To Pandemic Preparedness For Businesses
This guide is intended for employers and business leaders who want to modify their business plan to accommodate for the realities of the COVID-19 pandemic. There are two step-by-step guides; in part one, employers are given the steps, strategies and tools involved in creating a business recovery and continuity plan. In part two, the focus is on adapting your workplace, business practices and policies to mitigate infection and transmission risks to ensure your organization is safe and accounts for pandemic-related risks.
Find COVID-19 support and other programs and services for your business.
Covid-19 Pandemic Preparedness Toolkit | Access the Toolkit
The guidelines and resources contained in this toolkit have been prepared to assist businesses in planning for and adaption to the disruption of COVID-19 and any future influenza pandemics. As the situation with COVID-19 continues to evolve, it is critical that businesses are equipped with the knowledge, skills, and resources to respond to protect public health and ensure the continued essential operations of their organizations.
PPE Resources through the Ontario Government | www.covid-19.ontario.ca
Before your business reopens, you need a plan to protect your employees and customers from COVID-19.covid 19 For sector-specific guidelines, ideas, and best practices, check our resources to prevent COVID-19 in the workplace.
Reopening Ontario in Stages | www.ontario.ca
Learn about what can reopen in each stage and where, according to the government’s regional approach.
The Government of Canada is taking immediate, significant and decisive action to support Canadians and businesses facing hardship as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak.
The province has launched a Stop The Spread Business Information toll-free line 1-888-444-3659 to provide support to Ontario businesses. Businesses who have questions about closures of at-risk workplaces or how emergency measures impact their business or employment can get help from Monday to Sunday, from 8:30 a.m.―5:00 p.m.
For more information about COVID-19:
- The Ontario Ministry of Health website contains information on the COVID-19 pandemic including the current status of the outbreak. Find the latest news from the Government of Ontario.See also the Ministry of Labour for workplace health and safety information.
- HPE Public Health: Healthy Workplaces and Employer Rolein Covid-19 Management
- Business Continuity & Recovery Plan fromThe Canadian Chamber of Commerce
- Crisis Communication Plan from The Canadian Chamber of Commerce
The Government of Ontario recommends taking the following actions to avoid the continuous spread of germs and viruses:
- Wash your hands often with soap and water or alcohol-based hand sanitizer
- Sneeze and cough into your sleeve
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose or mouth
- Avoid contact with people who are sick
- Stay home if you are sick
Coronaviruses are spread mainly from person to person through close contact, for example, in a household, workplace or health care centre.
There is no vaccine available to protect against the 2019 novel coronavirus.