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The Altoona Area Chamber of Commerce is doing our best to provide support to
ALL businesses impacted by our current situation and the Altoona Community!

Community Resources

Altoona Fire Department
Altoona Police Department 
Caring Hands Outreach Center - Get Help or Give Help through Financial Support, Donate Food or Volunteering 
Census 2020 - Complete form online. 
City of Altoona - City offices are closed to the public for the health of City employees and residents. City employees are still working to provide services to residents and contractors. City employees are still available to assist customers by phone. Please call 515-967-5136 if you need City Hall. 
     - Utility Billing
COVID-19 in Iowa
Grocery Stores - Hours of Operation
Iowa Department of Public Health
Restaurant/Bars - Take Out/Delivery/Drive-Thru Options 
Southeast Polk Community School District  - Learning Plans and Grab and Go Meal Pick Up Logistics
Workouts/Health - At home workouts that local gyms in our community are providing. 


Business Resources

DSM Forward Playbooks
Etc! Graphics - Marketing Strategies for Small Business During a Pandemic
Easy Breakdown of What’s Available for Small Businesses
East Polk Community Relief Fund Application 
FMA/ Families First Coronavirus Response Act
Frequently Asked Questions about the SBA’s Paycheck Protection Program
Greater Des Moines Partnership
IEDA Recovery Survey 
Iowa Economic Recovery Survey from IEDA
Iowa Economic Development: Business Recovery Assistance
Iowa Retail Initiative (IRI) - Small Business Best Practices
Iowa Retail Initiative (IRI) - Retail Ready to Reopen Resources
Iowa Workforce Development 
PPP/Paycheck Protection Program 
SBA/Small Business Disaster Loan Assistance 
SBA and Treasury Release Paycheck Protection Program Loan Forgiveness Application
Small Business/Retail/Restaurant Plan  
State Fire Marshal Guidance For Determining Occupant Capacity
TSB/Targeted Small Businesses Sole Operator Fund
ZOOM meeting regarding the CARES Act, SBA EIDL Loans and Unemployment  

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