The American business community plays a vital role in combating outbreaks of viruses like the coronavirus. From developing life-saving antivirals to supporting global relief efforts to protecting their employees at home and abroad, businesses of all sizes and sectors are stepping up to address this crisis.
What Business Is Doing
View our corporate aid tracker for details on how businesses of all sizes and sectors are stepping up to combat the coronavirus. Corporate donations, both cash and in-kind, to support medical professionals and non-profits currently exceed $260 million.
How You Can Help
If you are a business that’s interested in learning how you can support relief efforts, contact U.S. Chamber Foundation Senior Director of Global Resilience Brooks Nelson.
Latest from the U.S. Chamber
In response to the outbreak, the Chamber called on the administration to name a czar, and on February 26, President Trump named Vice President Pence as the administration's point person. At this critical time, we need clear accountability and data-based guidance so the public and American businesses can take the proper precautions to mitigate the impact.
The Chamber is leading four Task Forces, comprised of our members companies, to help the American business community and policymakers undertake responsible, fact-based planning. The four Task Forces include: employee support, business operations and revenue disruption, supply chain and trade, and small and mid-size businesses.
“The U.S. Chamber of Commerce applauds congressional leaders and the Trump administration for assembling a strong, bipartisan coronavirus response package that will provide immediate relief to American workers and their families"
Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon is using the top five elected officials to head up the state's response to COVID-19.