pandemic

updates for the COVID-19 pandemic page

This information was shared by Commissioner Steve Grove: Last week, Governor Walz announced that vaccine eligibility has expanded to two new groups of Minnesotans, including people with specific underlying health conditions and targeted essential workers.   Today, I wanted to share a new tool to help businesses navigate vaccinations: the Vaccination Employer Toolkit.  This is a one-stop-shop for you to […]

Since the pandemic has started, the Anoka Area Chamber of Commerce has been an advocate for the membership.  We’ve continued to supply important information to members as that information was available.  That continues to this day and will continue in the future! We have continued to be a voice with local and state leaders on […]

To support businesses impacted by COVID-19, Anoka County is offering a business and nonprofit relief grant program; grants of up to $10,000 will be awarded. To be considered for a grant, organizations must submit a complete application online.  The link to the online application portal will available August 24 through September 3, 2020. Organizations must meet several […]

Today, Governor Walz and Lt. Governor Flanagan announced a new Executive Order implementing a statewide requirement to wear facial coverings when inside indoor businesses and indoor public settings. This requirement is effective beginning July 25.  We know you have questions. Click on the “What do I need to know about face coverings” topic in the […]

The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) has announced that the Minnesota Small Business Relief Grants Program – which was approved by the Minnesota Legislature last week and signed by Governor Tim Walz on Tuesday – will begin accepting applications June 23.  Want more info?

As more businesses are now able to be open, you can help and it’s simple!  If you are in a position to make a purchase, now more than ever, is the time.  These businesses have taken the steps to ensure a safe environment for you to shop.  Still, it comes down to the bottom line […]

Another round of Chamber Member businesses are now able to be open.  Salons are a full go while restaurants/bars can open for outside seating.  The Chamber’s Board of Directors urges you to do business with these and all Chamber members.  They need it now more than ever!  The Chamber will continue to push state leaders […]

Many members of the Anoka Area Chamber of Commerce are now open, including the Chamber office!  Although the Chamber has been open, the front door hasn’t but it is now like many others.  There are still some Chamber members that are not able to reopen at this time and we will continue to be an […]

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