Coronavirus & COVID-19
Resources for Businesses
City of Rochester
The City of Rochester is working dilligently to protect the public and provide resources and information as they become available.
Business & Industry Association (BIA)
BIA is a broadbased, business advocacy organization. It is New Hampshire’s statewide chamber of commerce and leading business advocate.
Small Business Administration (SBA)
SBA is a federal agency dedicated to small business. They provide counseling, capital, and contracting expertise to small business owners & entrepreneurs.
Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce
The Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce is an active, non-profit business membership organization comprised of business and professionals who are dedicated to fostering a favorable economic climate in which to live and work.
WMUR is an ABC-affiliated television station licensed to Manchester, NH. WMUR is the only New Hampshire-based television station with a news operation.
Fosters.com is a service of SeacoastOnline.com. Fosters hosts news and information from the seacoast area as well as national news.
New Hampshire Employment Security
NHES is a federally funded State agency. Their mission is to provide employment opportunites to the public, process Unemployment Benefits, and develop labor market data for the government and private businesses to be used to promote economic development.
USDA Rural Development
USDA Rural Development is committed to improving the economy and quality of life in rural America. They offer loans, grants, and loan guarantees to help create jobs & support economic development. They also offer technical assistance.
Facebook is offering $100M in cash grants and ad credits for up to 30,000 eligible small businesses in over 30 countries.
Resources for Employees
Governor Sununu has waived the one-week waiting period for filers. Individuals who are unemployed or have lost hours due to coronavirus related circumstances are able to file for unemployment benefits. All NHWorks offices are closed to the public and filings must be completed online.
Resources for the Public
Open Downtown Restaurants
As of March 24th, the following downtown restaurants are still open for take-out and/or delivery:
Open City-wide Restaurants
You can find a list of open Rochester restaurants here.
Citizen Relief Checks
Information about federal relief checks (posted by NBCNews) to the public can be found here.