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In the interest of supporting and equipping the business community with resources to weather the uncertainty ahead, the Chamber is providing information for owners and employees to help mitigate the impact of social distancing and other risk-lowering actions by customers.

The Chamber office is currently CLOSED to visitors by the City of Crockett, but we ARE  available by appointment.  Please call 936-544-2359 to schedule.

Community Resources

Facebook Group for Houston County Restaurants and caterers to share openings, closings, menus, takeout, curbside and delivery options.

Facebook Group for Houston County Businesses to share openings, closings, hours, specials, announcements and more.

Informational Resources

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

The Texas Department of State Health Services (TDSHS) pages with information on COVID-19 in the State of Texas. Click left for more information.

Funding and Loan Assistance


Coronavirus Relief Options from SBA

Disaster Assistance: The SBA provides low-interest disaster loans to help businesses and homeowners recover from declared disasters.

Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program: The SBA will work directly with state Governors to provide targeted, low-interest loans to small businesses and non-profits that have been severely impacted by the Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Local Assistance: SBA works with a number of local partners to counsel, mentor, and train small businesses.

Remote Officing/Working from Home

Many businesses large and small are transitioning to remote working environments in the interest of keeping employees and customers from potential exposure.  Below is a list of articles that you might find useful in creating a purposeful work environment.


>>5 Tips for staying productive while working from home 

>> 20 Tips for working at home

>> Work from Home 101

Because of social distancing and a reduction of non-essential travel, business meetings – whether across town or across the country – must happen in non-traditional settings. To read a great article about free video conferencing tools your business could use when you can’t meet with team members or customers, please click here.

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