Federal Resources

  • FAQs: Employee Retention Credit under the CARES Act

  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provides information for individuals, businesses and employers, schools, and healthcare providers on how to best respond to COVID-19 and limit transmission.
  • U.S. Small Business Administration - The Small Business Administration is providing low-interest loans to small businesses and non-profits that have been severely impacted by COVID-19. This is in addition to other development, expansion, and international trade loan programs that are still currently available for businesses.
  • U.S. Department of Labor - The Department of Labor has resources to help workers and employers for addressing COVID-19 virus.
  • U.S. Department of State - The Department of State maintains information for travelers looking to go overseas and for U.S. citizens already overseas on how foreign countries are responding to COVID-19. Currently, the Department of State is urging Americans to reconsider traveling overseas at this time.
  • Department of Homeland Security - The Department of Homeland Security is responsible for, among other things, transportation security and the import of goods into the United States. Currently the Department of Homeland Security is working to implement Presidential Proclamations relating to the entry of U.S. citizens and non-U.S. citizens from certain countries.
  • Export-Import Bank of the United States - The Export-Import Bank of the United States (EXIM) is an independent federal agency that provides export credit for the sale of U.S. goods and services overseas. EXIM is providing program waivers and deadline extensions to customers as a part of its COVID-19 response in addition to continuing to provide its financial services.


The Falls Chamber of Commerce is a professional association of businesses in  the falls area.  We are the catalyst that facilitates business growth , prosperity, partnership and success for our members. 



Emerson Doiron, Executive Director
office hours by appointment: 472 High Street, Somersworth NH 03878


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