Response to COVID-19

We understand that many businesses are feeling the economic implications of COVID-19. The Athens County Economic Development Council, Athens Area Chamber of Commerce and Athens County Convention & Visitors Bureau created a resource guide to help area businesses navigate through financial challenges they may be facing as a direct result of the COVID-19 virus pandemic. The resource guide categorizes assistance into three priority focus areas: 1) Resources, 2) Relief, 3) Rebound.

The ACEDC has been in frequent communication with other local, state and regional economic development entities regarding this matter and will update this document as new assistance programs and resources become available.

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Athens County Reopening Guidelines COVID-19

Athens County Resources for Businesses Impacted by COVID

*Updated 5.21.20*

SURVEY: Phase II Business Recovery Survey

This is a Phase II follow-up survey to the ACEDC, Chamber of Commerce and City of Athens’ “Impacts of COVID-19 on Athens County Businesses” survey. Questions aim to identify anticipated challenges to resuming business operations when the economy re-opens.

SURVEY: Impacts of COVID-19 on Athens County Businesses

This survey was prepared by the Athens County Economic Development Council and Athens Area Chamber of Commerce, in conjunction with the City of Athens Planning Office. Responses will help us identify opportunities for financial relief and prepare advocacy materials to inform state & federal stimulus packages that will help Athens County recover from implications of the COVID-19 outbreak.