Ames Chamber of Commerce

COVID-19 Resources

The COVID-19 pandemic is impacting all aspects of life in Ames and Story County. We are committed to maintaining business continuity and we are taking the necessary steps to ensure that we remain productive and responsive throughout this situation. We are working diligently to provide our members and stakeholders with key resources.

This section will be updated regularly with links, resources, and information that may be beneficial to you, your company, or your employees. 

If you have any questions or see something missing, please reach out to us at 515-232-2310.

As a community we've been challenged before, and by working together we will come out of this stronger than ever.


Pandemic Impact Survey for Iowa Businesses and Nonprofits

The IEDA is once again partnering with UNI to undertake a survey to assess the current impacts of the pandemic on Iowa's businesses and nonprofit organizations.
The deadline to complete this survey is 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 17, 2021.

December Relief Summary

A summary of the relief bill signed into law by President Trump on December 27, 2020

Vaccine Distribution

The latest information on the COVID-19 vaccine distribution in Story County, Iowa

Business Resources

Information on funding assistance and other key business needs

Individual & Family Resources

Information on unemployment, childcare support, rent, utilities, and bills assistance

Additional COVID-19 Resources

Links to expert sites with more detailed information

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