Information on COVID-19 for the Huntsville/Madison County, Alabama community, including business resources.

August 2, 2021

Mask-Up – Sanitize – Vaccinate

With the recent rise in COVID infections, and the urgent need to get more Alabamians vaccinated, we created some updated artwork and would like to share it with you. We invite you to use on these social media, and you can also print these for your front door or place them throughout your office.
August 2, 2021

Vaccinate. Mask. Lead: A message to community & business leaders from Crestwood Medical Center CEO

Dr. Pam Hudson has this message to community and business leaders, to encourage everyone to work for the common good.
August 2, 2021

COVID-19 Viewpoint: Vaccination Efforts in Alabama

The Huntsville/Madison County Chamber and the City of Huntsville partnered to host this conversation with three Huntsville-area doctors on July 29.  Our main topic was the need for more people in our state to get vaccinated.  We continue the effort to wipe out misinformation and share facts.
July 30, 2021

A Dose of Reality: Huntsville Hospital CEO urges more to get vaccinated

Jeff Samz asks everyone to help protect our community, our patients and our caregivers by receiving the Covid-19 vaccination.
June 29, 2021

Survey Results: Impact of COVID-19 on Regional Business

Earlier this year, local community and business leaders solicited input from area businesses on their response to the COVID-19 pandemic. They asked businesses of all sizes to take a survey in order to learn how the regional infrastructure supported their sustainability and resiliency. Here is what we learned.
June 25, 2021

Alabama Healthcare Organizations Launch Statewide Grassroots Effort to Encourage Vaccinations

With vaccinations proving to be the best weapon against the virus, and Alabama being the second worst state in terms of its vaccination rate, Alabama’s leading healthcare organizations are joining together to launch “We Can Do This Alabama” to encourage greater participation.
May 12, 2021

Web Call (May 11) – Huntsville COVID Check-In

Our guests for this meeting included Jeff Birdwell, Huntsville/Madison County EMA Director and Dr. Kimberly Robinson, Executive Director and CEO of the U.S. Space & Rocket Center.
April 30, 2021

Grants Available to Child Care Programs

Don’t miss out on this opportunity for funding. We've included more information and link to apply.
April 7, 2021

Web Call (April 6) – Huntsville COVID Check-In

Neil Lamb, Ph.D., Vice President for Educational Outreach at HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology, spoke during our monthly call with Chamber members on April 6.  Lamb gave an update on COVID vaccines, improvements in how many people are getting vaccinated statewide in Alabama and nationwide, and the recommendation to continue masking for a bit longer, even though Alabama's ordinance will be lifted.
April 5, 2021

New Printable, Social Media Art

Masking is still recommended, despite the statewide mask ordinance ending on April 9.  Face coverings are one of the most successful tools we have in the fight against COVID. We've created this art you're welcome to use for your business.
March 26, 2021

Restaurant Grant

A $28.6 billion restaurant and bar grant program will be made available soon. Members of the Independent Restaurant Coalition partnered with members of Congress to craft the legislation. While the Small Business Administration (SBA) prepares to stand up the program, businesses should take steps to organize the materials necessary to submit an application once it is available. Learn more about the program and see what you should do to prepare.
March 10, 2021

Web Call (March 9) – Huntsville COVID Check-In

We hosted our monthly Zoom call with members on Tuesday, March 9. Our featured guests were representatives of Huntsville Hospital's pharmacy department, Jack Adams and Jonathan Edwards.
February 12, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Signups Expanding

There's good news about new providers coming online to offer COVID-19 vaccines.  These include Walmart and Sam's Club pharmacies in selected locations, in addition to Huntsville Hospital continuing large-scale vaccination clinics by appointment. We have listed some other options as well.
February 9, 2021

Web Call (Feb. 9) – Huntsville COVID Check-In

This week, Huntsville Hospital is administering up to 2,000 COVID-19 vaccines per day at John Hunt Park, and we talked with two hospital administrators heading up this effort.