• COVID-19 Response | Resources

  • Mequon-Thiensville Chamber Staff is following "Safer at Home" practices. For best response follow up, please consider contacting us primarily via email. For Certificate of Origin requests, marketing requests, and general member assistance, please contact Gina. Please contact Tina for COVID-19 related matters or any other sensitive matters.

  • The Mequon-Thiensville Chamber of Commerce is striving to keep a safe environment for our members and community as we navigate this unprecedented situation together. The M-T Chamber staff stands ready to continue to serve our businesses through this challenging time. Please check your email inbox for updates as we collectively adapt to the COVID-19 circumstances and guidelines. 

    BUSINESS COMMUNICATION & PROMOTION RESOURCES: We have adapted one of the free member marketing modules so members can post "Business Updates" on how you are modifying the way you do business, special promotions, event cancellations, and temporary closures. MEMBER-TO-MEMBER COMMUNICATION:  We have created a private member to member communication platform for businesses to discuss any specific needs or questions that another member may be able to help resolve. Join our Mequon-Thiensville Chamber Business Group on Facebook. BUSINESS INFORMATION RESOURCE: We will keep you informed as we learn new information that will impact or assist businesses. This includes such items as the availability of the Small Business Administration assistance loans, Wisconsin State Grants and other legislative measures that may help to bring relief to small businesses.
  • City of Mequon Mayor, John Wirth issued a Proclamation on May, 14, 2020 for reopening businesses that imposes temporary restrictions on businesses that tend to accumulate larger numbers of people in close proximity and businesses that necessitate close proximity between provider and customer. This Proclamation provides a bridge until the State may issue new rules. Read the Proclamation below:

    COVID-19 EMERGENCY PROCLAMATION NO. 5

  • Blueprint to Reopen Ozaukee County Businesses

    The Washington Ozaukee Public Health Department (WOPHD) released the "Blueprint for Reopening Washington and Ozaukee Counties” on April 21st. The Blueprint provides broad guidance for reopening the economy safely and incrementally after Governor Evers’ Safer at Home order is lifted. An FAQ document that provides industry-specific recommendations and checklists for businesses and organizations to implement as appropriate for their individual needs. The Blueprint and FAQ are “living” documents that will continue to develop over time. The WOPHD requests feedback from local businesses to help refine further development of these guidelines.

  • Wisconsin Unemployment

    An emergency order was issued to waive work search requirements and modify the availability requirements for unemployment insurance for any worker impacted by COVID-19 in Wisconsin. The order also assures claimants who are otherwise eligible but out of work due to COVID-19 are considered available for work, which means employees laid off or with reduced weekly hours or wages are potentially eligible for unemployment compensation.

    WI Department of Workforce Development:

  • Are you in need of employees? Post your job openings through your Chamber member portal or contact info@mtchamber.org.

  • WEDC We're All In Grant

    The We’re All In Grant will provide $2,500 to 30,000 small businesses with 20 employees or less. The program was designed to help small businesses recover from COVID-19 financial set-backs while also encouraging businesses to follow best practices that will keep employees, customers and communities safe.

    This grant, funded by the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, will be available to help small businesses with the costs of business interruption, health and safety improvements, wages and salaries, rent, mortgages and inventory.

    The online grant application will be available on June 15th. It will be accessible for one week only from 8 am Monday, June 15, through 11:59 pm Sunday, June 21.

    To be eligible, businesses must meet the following criteria:

    • Be a Wisconsin-based, for-profit business;
    • Employ 20 or fewer full-time equivalent employees, including owner
    • Earned greater than $0 but less than $1 million in annual revenue
    • Opened business prior to January 1, 2020 and have been in business in February 2020.

    For more information click on the following links:

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  • Mequon-Thiensville Chamber Staff is following "Safer at Home" practices. For best response follow up, please consider contacting us primarily via email. For Certificate of Origin requests, marketing requests, and general member assistance, please contact Gina. Please contact Tina for COVID-19 related matters or any other sensitive matters.