COVID-19 UPDATE
Thursday, March 19, 2020
MercyOne Needs Our Help
MercyOne is in need of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for healthcare workers. If your organization can contribute any of the following items, please contact Gene Ott at 641.428.6472 or ottg@mercyhealth.com

  • Face Masks
  • Non-Latex Gloves
  • Eye Protection
  • N95 Respirator Masks
Here to Serve
Chamber staff will be contacting all Chamber members by telephone over the next few days to answer questions, connect you to resources, and provide assistance. However, we’re here to serve you, so if you need something in the meantime, feel free to give us a call at 641.423.5724 during office hours (M-F 8AM-4:30PM) or via email to chamber@masoncityia.com .
Facebook Live Panel Tuesday
We’re busy organizing a special Facebook Live event for next Tuesday, March 24. A panel (Brady Bunch style ) will be on hand to provide information in their area of expertise and answer your questions. Panelists will include representatives from local government, the SBA, IowaWORKS, MercyOne, and federal government. The exact time is TBD.
Iowa Workforce Development Updates
Iowa Workforce Development is continuing to update its information for businesses and employees affected by COVID-19. You can find FAQs and information on the Voluntary Shared Work Program on their website.
If you need information about unemployment insurance, Iowa Workforce Development is offering a webinar at noon tomorrow, March 19. Register at the link below, or visit their website to view previous webinars .
"Plan, Don't Panic"
Mason City native and former Chamber member Andy O'Brien is offering an informational webinar tomorrow titled "Plan, Don't Panic," with 11 steps to take to prepare for a possible economic slowdown. Register below, and even if you can't join the webinar, Andy will send you the link to view it afterwards.
As your local Chamber of Commerce, we will do our best to continue sending important information as we receive it, without overburdening you with emails. For additional resources and information on COVID-19, please visit our website .
 
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