Business Assistance Information

The Cincinnati Chamber exists to grow the vibrancy and economic prosperity of our region. Our team is committed to connecting your businesses to multiple resources that may help you respond to the COVID-19 crisis and continue to operate through this challenging time.

HR & Legal

  • Taft Law Coronavirus Resource Toolkit
    Topics include helpful summaries regarding downsizing and layoffs, compensation changes, etc. View toolkit.

  • Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA or Act) 
    President Trump signed into law the Families First Coronavirs Response Act (FFCRA or Act) on Wednesday, March 18. The Act took effect 15 days from signature. The Act requires certain employers to provide employees with appropriate paid sick or family leave this specified for reasons related to COVID-19.
    • What Employers are Covered? The Act applies to some public employers and private employers with fewer than 500 employees. Note, certain provisions may not apply to certain employers with fewer than 50 or 25 employees. Businesses with fewer than 50 employees may qualify for exemption from the requirement to provide leave due to school closings or child's care unavailability if the leave requirements would jeopardize the viability of the business as a going concern. There will be additional regulations to the Act provided in the expected month of April 2020. 
    • Employee Eligibility: All employees have been deemed eligible for two weeks of paid sick time for specified reasons related to COVID-19. In addition, employees whom have been employed for at least 30 days are eligible for up to an additional 10 weeks of paid family leave to care for a child under certain circumstances related to COVID-19.  
    • Learn more




Marketing & Communications

  • Receive digital marketing support to ensure you’re staying in touch with your target consumer during this pandemic with Inphlu

If you have questions, contact the Business Response Helpline directly at 513.379.3111 or

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