• COVID-19 Info & Resources 

  • The Lubbock Chamber of Commerce continues to be a resource for business as we face the threat of the Coronavirus occurrences in our community. Below are resources to help you manage and mitigate disruptions caused by this global health crisis. This page will be updated as resources and information become available.

    While the Chamber has suspended all face-to-face interactions, our staff remains operational during this time working to provide short-term and long-term business solutions in response to COVID-19. Connect with our staff via phone or email for any questions or guidance as you navigate through our extensive resource center. 

    Click here for a message from our President/CEO, Eddie McBride.



  • *Guide to PPP Loan Forgiveness* - updated June 2020

    • Extending the deadline to restore FTEs and payroll from June 30, 2020 to Dec. 31, 2020; and
    • Setting the repayment term for loans made after June 4, 2020 at five years.


  • What is the PPP Flexibility Act?

    • Extends the forgiveness period to 24 weeks.
    • Replaces the 75/25 rule with a 60/40 rule.
    • All new PPP loans will receive a 5-year maturity. Existing loans will remain at a 2-year maturity.
    • Allows businesses that receive forgiveness to also receive payroll tax deferment.
    • Ensures small businesses won't be penalized by high unemployment benefits.
    • Creates a safe harbor for businesses that are required to open at only 50 percent capacity.


  • Governor Greg Abbott | Executive Orders Governor Greg Abbott | Executive Orders

    • Executive Order No. GA-28 limiting certain businesses and services as part of the state’s effort to contain the spread of COVID-19. The targeted, measured directives in the executive order are based on links between certain types of businesses and services and the recent rise in positive cases throughout the state.
    • Executive Order No. GA-26 relating to the expanded opening of Texas in response to the COVID-19 disaster. PHASE 3 began on June 3!
    • Executive Order No. GA-18 relating to the expanded reopening of services as part of the safe, strategic plan to Open Texas in response to the COVID- 19 disaster.
    • Executive Order No. GA-19 relating to hospital capacity during the COVID-19 disaster.
    • Executive Order No. GA-20 relating to expanding travel without restrictions as part of the safe, strategic plan to Open Texas in response to the COVID-19 disaster.


  • Business Reopening, Business Recovery and Job Resources | InThisTogetherLBK.com Business Reopening, Business Recovery and Job Resources | InThisTogetherLBK.com

    InThisTogetherLBK.com was created to help address the short term jobs, intermediate, and longer-term jobs and small business economic recovery opportunities and resources for Lubbock and the surrounding communities. These efforts will help to support and ensure economic vitality by connecting displaced workers with opportunities. The site will also support the Lubbock Economic Recovery Tasks Force efforts to address local business needs as part of restarting, rebuilding, and restructuring, and envisioning steps to foster a more resilient economy once the crisis has passed. PPE resources can be found here too.

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  • Lubbock Safe! is a voluntary certification program for Lubbock businesses. 

    Click here for the FAQ.