GODERICH – Today, the Huron Chamber of Commerce – Goderich, Central and North Huron and the Ontario Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Ontario and Canadian governments, launched the COVID-19 Rapid Screening Initiative. Through this initiative, the Huron Chamber of Commerce will roll out free rapid tests for small- and medium-sized businesses in Goderich and area. “Chambers of commerce and boards of trade have been indispensable resources in their communities since the onset of
How many staff can go to pick up and train for the screening kits and masks? Due to safety protocols and our training area, we are limiting in-person visits to the facility. Send ONLY one person to pick up kits or masks. Can I just drop in and pick up kits and masks for refills of my order? While we will make it much faster for you as we will have you in and out
A program that matches post-secondary students with jobs is still on the radar for this summer. The Operations Manager for the Goderich, North and Central Huron Chamber of Commerce says a Federal Student Work Place Program offers employers wage subsidies of up to 50% to a maximum of $5,000. Health Boa explains, the program matches post-secondary students with businesses that are willing to offer them meaningful work. To learn more and read the full article
With more than a year of the COVID-19 pandemic under our belt, fears about the mental health impacts, concerns over family members, uncertainty over the economic risk and extended social isolation are all factors for distress. Early into the pandemic the Security General of the United Nations acknowledged the concern over mental well-being and stated it as a priority to be addressed. It’s very likely that your employees are experiencing mental health set backs as
The Operations Manager for the Chamber of Commerce in Goderich, Central Huron and North Huron, says the business community understands the need for them to do their part to keep people safe and stop the spread of COVID-19, Bob Montgomgery reported in a news release. Businesses also understand how important it is that there is space in our hospitals for people to recover, so it is important to keep the numbers down in our regions.