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Hartford Area Chamber of Commerce

COVID-19 Information & Updates

As we look to keep our members and the business community at large apprised of the latest information regarding federal, state and local updates, we are aware that we may miss items that you deem important. Please do contact us with your thoughts and ideas on what would be helpful to you right now. We are here to provide resources for you, so please do not hesitate to reach out. We are all in this together and we will get through it together.
Be well,

State Agency Resource List:

Update On New Work Safe Additions To The Stay Home, Stay Safe Order

Businesses will be able to apply for the $70 million in Economic Recovery Grants once the bill (S.350) more information here

VT Dept of Labor Frequently Asked Questions

U.S. Small Business Administration reopened the Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) and EIDL Advance program portal to all eligible applicants experiencing economic impacts due to COVID-19.

Vermont Agency of Commerce and Community Development COVID-19 Guidance

Vermont Department of Labor COVID-19 Guidance

Agency of Human Services (Department of Mental Health)

Department of Financial Regulation Business Interruption Insurance Guidance

State of VT Critical Business List

Federal Agency Resource List:

U.S. Small Business Guidance and Loan Resources Related to COVID-19

U.S. Department of Labor COVID-19 FMLA Guidance

IRS COVID-19 Tax Relief Guidance

Subscribe to the ACCD COVID-19 Response Newsletter

More helpful links:

Tax Day now July 15

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COVID-19 Professional Services
Montpelier – The Department of Labor has announced updated hours at its Unemployment Insurance Claims Center, which will be open on Saturdays starting on Saturday, March 21.
Updated hours are in addition to the newly added electronic form option for establishing benefit claims.
CLAIM CENTER HOURS: Monday – Friday: 8:15am – 6:00pm
SATURDAY: 9:00AM – 3:00PM
CONTACT OPTIONS: 1-877-214-3330 (Monday – Saturday)
Online Form (24-hours, online at
1-888-807-7072 (Monday – Friday, only)
Unemployment Insurance phone numbers for both claimants as well as employers:
Initial Claims Line: 877-214-3330
Supplemental UI Claims Line: 888-807-7072
Employer Services: 802-828-4344
Claimant Assistance Line: 877-214-3332
Weekly Claims Line: 1-800-983-2300

Chamber Mission

Serving the greater Hartford VT area

Quechee, White River Junction, Hartford, West Hartford, Wilder and the surrounding Upper Valley business communities.

The Hartford Area Chamber of Commerce Helps Business Succeed

Our mission is to create and enhance an economic environment, where area businesses and the community thrive.  The Chamber’s goal is to provide value added services and programs to help your business prosper.  Through networking, events, savings programs, and disseminating information we offer member businesses and advantage in the marketplace and support within the business community.


Visitor Center

,The Hartford Area Chamber of Commerce in collaboration with the Army Corps of Engineers and the VT Department of Forests Parks and Recreation manages and staffs this center which is part of the 612-acre Quechee Gorge State Park. The visitor center welcomes over 100,00 visitors yearly from all parts of the globe.

The Visitors Center is currently closed due to COVID-19. The trails are open, but we encourage you to practice safe social distancing.

Business After Hours

Business After Hours

Hosting a Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours is a valuable opportunity to showcase your business. Whether you're new in town or a Hartford Area landmark, Business After Hours allows you to acquaint the community with your goods and services, and establish or reaffirm the kind of personal rapport that is so important in business today. Contact Us for more info!

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