Coronavirus News & Economic Resources

As the Chamber & Certified Economic Development Corporation serving Cumberland, Dauphin and Perry counties, the health and safety of the business community is our top priority. To help keep employers and employees informed, we’ve created this hub of accurate, up-to-date information from verified sources on all levels with resources and tools you need to support your business. Together, let’s keep Cumberland, Dauphin, and Perry county business strong.

Economic Support for businesses

The Chamber & CREDC is in touch with national and state-level associations to keep a pulse on emergency funding, loans, or other economic resources available for businesses affected by the coronavirus.

View our complete list of economic financing options, including SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans, Dauphin County’s COVID-19 Grant Program, the Paycheck Protection Program, PIDA loans, SBA 504 loans, and more:

​Health Care Partners

If you’re at risk for losing your health plan coverage, contact Capital BlueCross by calling 833.550.7867 or email heretohelp@capbluecross.com to see how you can secure a health plan that best meets your needs.

Where to Get COVID Tested in the Harrisburg Region

For our complete guide on reopening, visit our new reopening resources page.

Small businesses and farmers can apply for up to $5,000 for Energy Efficiency, Pollution Prevention, and Natural Resource Protection projects …
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Tuesday, September 28, Department of Human Services (DHS) Acting Secretary Meg Snead announced the Wolf Administration’s plan to distribute $655 …
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We are optimistic, glass half full individuals. These past 20 months have certainly tested that optimism. But unquestionably, when you …
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Deputy Secretary for Business Finance of the Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Carol Kilko joined Vice President of …
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The Wolf Administration today announced that event and gathering maximum occupancy limits will be increased to 50 percent for indoor …
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As COVID-19 cases have declined and vaccination rates are climbing, Governor Tom Wolf today announced the lifting of some targeted …
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The Capital Region Economic Development Organization, the economic development arm of the Harrisburg Regional Chamber known as CREDC, along with …
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Unemployment Compensation

Family Leave

Finding Work

Are you currently seeking employment? Contact CareerLink who can answer your employment questions and direct you to employment resources and employers that are currently hiring.
Cumberland: 215-948-4111
Dauphin: 215-948-4113
Perry: 215-948-4114

Economic Support for Businesses

As the Certified Economic Development Organization for Cumberland, Dauphin and Perry counties, please reach out to us with questions about funding. 

Is your business being directly affected by the coronavirus? Are you looking for support for your business or employees? Are you offering a service for other businesses to support them during the shutdown? Please send us a message.

Stay informed.

Follow these sources for reliable information during the coronavirus pandemic.

PA Department of Health

Dauphin County

Cumberland County

Your Dauphin County Commissioners and Harrisburg Regional Chamber & CREDC want to remind our area businesses: Together, we are Dauphin County Business Strong.

One website with information on how small businesses can get loans, how to prepare and respond to Coronavirus, what you need to know and situation updates, and information on how to file for unemployment. It’s all here.

Questions? Contact info@DauphinCountyBusinessStrong.com.