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.

Click to Download: Athens County Resource Guide for Businesses Impacted by COVID-19

*Updated 4-2-2020

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.