Tag: covid-19

Chamber calls for extension of PPP deadline

Date: March 4, 2021 Category: Advocacy, Articles Tags: ,

The Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce has joined the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in asking our federal legislators to extend the deadline for businesses to apply for Payment Protection Program (PPP) assistance. In a letter addressed to the Committee on Sma...

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What you should know about COVID-19 vaccine safety

Date: February 12, 2021 Category: Articles Tags: , ,

Article Submitted The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has issued Emergency Use Authorization for COVID-19 vaccinations. This means they have determined that the benefits of the approved vaccines outweigh the risks in preventing COVID-19 infec...

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Unemployment provisions stemming from COVID-19 extended

Date: February 1, 2021 Category: Articles Tags: ,

Article Submitted The Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 (The Act), enacted on December 27, 2020, extends many of the unemployment related provisions originally passed in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) through Ma...

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Voice of Business: A New Kind of ROI

Date: January 29, 2021 Category: Articles Tags: , ,

Although the pandemic has brought much pain and hardship for so many, it has also given companies much-needed time to pause, reflect, and perhaps make some changes to the way they run their business. And that has brought on an acceleration of technology ...

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PPP Second Round Now Open

Date: January 11, 2021 Category: Articles Tags: , ,

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the Treasury Department have launched a second round of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), opening the week of January 11, 2021. This relaunch of the program prioritizes small businesses, authorizing $2...

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COVID-19 vaccines will be covered at no cost to Anthem members

Date: January 7, 2021 Category: Articles Tags: , , ,

Anthem has announced that all Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce members using Anthem's chamber healthcare products will be able to receive the COVID-19 vaccine at no cost. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that healthcare wo...

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Eligible Paycheck Protection Program expenses now deductible

Date: January 6, 2021 Category: Articles Tags: , ,

WASHINGTON – The Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service issued guidance today allowing deductions for the payments of eligible expenses when such payments would result (or be expected to result) in the forgiveness of a loan (covered loan) ...

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OSHA: COVID-19 Guidance on Ventilation in the Workplace

Date: December 2, 2020 Category: Articles Tags: , ,

OSHA is committed to protecting the health and safety of America’s workers and workplaces during these unprecedented times. The agency will be issuing a series of alerts designed to keep workers safe. Ensuring adequate ventilation throughout the work...

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Workers’ compensation health disparities in a post-COVID-19 environment

Date: September 24, 2020 Category: Articles Tags: , ,

By Don Lipsy, AVP, National Technical Compliance, Managed Care, Sedgwick The inarguable fact of COVID-19 is that the coronavirus itself has been an indiscriminate and equal-opportunity tragedy on a global scale. Women and men, young and old, across the...

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Chamber-backed Coronavirus immunity legislation signed into law

Date: September 14, 2020 Category: Advocacy, Articles Tags: , , ,

By: Holly Allen & Stephanie Keinath COLUMBUS, Ohio (September 14, 2020) - Governor Mike DeWine has signed into law legislation that will grant Ohio employers some immunity to lawsuits stemming from COVID-19 exposure. The Dayton Area Chamber of Com...

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