Resources for Businesses

in Response to COVID-19

Download and customize any of these employee-facing email templates to proactively communicate organizational policies and updates with your workforce.

Families First Coronavirus Response Act Summary – This federal act was passed and signed into law last week. The bill addresses paid sick leave, paid family and medical leave, unemployment compensation, funding for food security programs, and free diagnostic testing. Click here for a deeper dive into the legislation.

Tools for Working Remotely

How to protect yourself – CDC guide on how to prevent and protect

If you think you are sick – CDC guide on what to do if you are sick

Comprehensive Coronavirus Information – Full resource page provided by the CDC

After Travel Precautions – To slow the spread of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) into the United States, CDC is working with state and local public health partners to implement after-travel health precautions.

Pandemic Guidance  A brief outline of how to prepare before and respond during a pandemic by, official website of the Department of Homeland Security.

  • The Refuge Center – Telehealth FAQs
  • Text “TN” to 741741 to reach the Crisis Text Line and to immediately be connected to a trained crisis counselor 24/7.  Click this link to learn about the Crisis Text Line
  • The “My Health Care Home” website directs Middle Tennesseans to their nearest charitable clinic (i.e., Matthew Walker, Neighborhood Health, Neighborhood Health, etc.).  It includes prescription discounts, screenings, and more information at
  • The Suicide Prevention Lifeline number is 800-273-8255.  If preferred, you can go to the website and participate in a chat feature.
  • Go HERE for free, anonymous, evidence-based screenings for anxiety, depression, trauma, etc.  Parents can take a screening to determine if their children are showing symptoms of depression or anxiety. The back-end of the screenings provides local resources and do-it-yourself exercises to help.
  • Mental Health America proudly started Mental Health Month in May 1949.  Annually, we provide helpful resources to promote May as mental health month.  I hope that you find these resources to be helpful:  It includes some COVID-19 bonus materials.

Corona Virus Resource Guide A resource guide by NC Chamber

2019 Novel Coronavirus Resource Page A resource page for chamber members, Asian Chamber of Commerce (TX)

Canadian Chamber of Commerce Pandemic Preparedness Tactical and practical resources for internal chamber crisis management and resources to share with members, Canadian Chamber of Commerce.