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In accordance with City of Lexington Mayor Newell Clark's endorsement for a
stay-at-home order, and the Governor's recent Order, our office is closed to the public.

We will still continue to work diligently to provide updates, resources, assistance and pertinent information to our members during this time!

We can still be reached via phone or email during normal business hours!

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Joe Wallace, President
jwallace@lexingtonchamber.net |336-250-1271

Bridgett Roach, Operations Manager
broach@lexingtonchamber.net | 336-247-3129

Jessica McDaniel, Member Services Manager jmcdaniel@lexingtonchamber.net | 336-239-0076
*** If you would like to provide an update regarding your modified hours or style of operation etc. during this time, please send us a graphic and or the pertinent information and we will share! ***
We are working with the other Chambers in our county to collect as
much information as possible on the impact COVID-19 is having on our businesses. If you haven't already, please take just a moment to complete this survey and make sure your fellow business owners/operators complete it as well!
CHAMBER UPDATES
We regret to announce that our May and June AAF concerts will not be happening this year due to the circumstances ... however we are THRILLED to announce that as of now we are moving forward with Journey Tribute Trial by Fire  on July 10th and  The Lilly Brothers  on August 14th as scheduled!

**** These dates are subject to change depending upon national, state and local mandates and developments regarding COVID-19 ****

We are so hopeful that we can celebrate on July 10th with getting
our city and community back together and kick off a belated but awesome 2020 summer!!!
We are very excited for the opportunity to host these events for our community in a time where coming together is going to be more important than ever. We are hopeful that the community will be opening back up, and thriving once again and these concerts can be a celebration of what we as a community will have overcome!

We are so appreciative for all of our Sponsors and their support which allow these events to happen each year. This year, the number of concerts offered may be less, but our hard work and dedication to see the remaining events put on successfully is as vibrant and vigilant as ever!

We know these are challenging times for everyone, and we are dedicated to working with our Members any way we can. Please reach out to us if you are interested in becoming a Sponsor for these events and we will work together to make it happen!

We couldn't do what we do without each and every one of you!
MEMBER UPDATES
What extra steps is Home Instead taking to provide safety?

I can assure you that we are vigilant about the need to help protect our clients and Caregivers from COVID-19 or any other infectious disease or health condition. These measures are not new to Home Instead as we seek to minimize risk to both clients and caregivers regularly, regardless of an outbreak such as this new coronavirus.

Our training for Caregivers in universal precautions continues to align with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommendations and protocol. We will continue to follow the CDC as this situation evolves and update our plan accordingly.

All Caregivers always follow established protocol regarding staying home when sick. This practice is not new to Home Instead.

The following personal protective equipment (PPE) items have been distributed to Home Instead clients and Caregivers:

  • N95 masks, disposable surgical masks and cloth two-layer masks 
  • disposable exam gloves 
  • hand sanitizer (hand washing is always recommended first)

During the clock in process at every shift, a screen halt is mandatory for the client and the caregiver. If any of the following responses results with a “YES” to any of the prompt questions our office is notified.

  • Fever greater than 100.4 F
  • Cough 
  • Shortness of breath/breathing difficulties
  • Have you been in contact in the last 14 days with ANYONE (family or friends) who have symptoms or have tested positive for COVID-19?

It remains our personal and professional mission to keep the older adults in our community safe and healthy at home.  

Gratefully,

Shannon Holland
Community Engagement 
Home Instead Senior Care
Davidson & Davie County
The Everything Hemp Store is committed to the safety of our customers and employees, so we have a plan into place to support customer needs during this time of uncertainty. We are now offering curb side service!

Our Store Hours are

Monday - Saturday 10 am - 5 pm
Closed Sunday

1.     Call  833-GET-HEMP (1-833-438-4367)  (during normal stores hours)  
2.     Choose your store location of choice.  
3.     Our helpful store associate will talk you through your purchase and payment.  
4.     Choose a time to pick-up your order.  
5.     We will instruct you on how to receive your order from us safely.  
Please note that if a customer chooses to come into the store during this time, we are only allowing one customer in the store at a time to make sure we can sanitize in between customers.  

If a customer is unable to get to a store, they may also place an
order online to be shipped right to their door at  EverythingHempStore.com  
This plan is subject to change as we continue to monitor the situation closely and follow all CDC and U.S. Health Department guidelines. Check our website and our Facebook page for the most current announcements. 
RESOURCE UPDATES
Here is a great breakdown of the different financial assistance options currently available from the SBA!

This loan program provides loan forgiveness for retaining employees by temporarily expanding the traditional SBA 7(a) loan program.

Enables small businesses who currently have a business relationship with an SBA Express Lender to access up to $25,000 quickly.

This loan advance will provide up to $10,000 of economic relief to businesses that are currently experiencing temporary difficulties.

The SBA is providing a financial reprieve to small businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic.



The NC Chamber hosted a webinar yesterday to break down and dive into the Paycheck Protection Program. Click below to access the recorded webinar full of great information!