A Message to our Business Community from the City of Chesapeake’s Economic Development Director Steven Wright

Dear Chesapeake Business Community,

The Economic Development Department understands that the Coronavirus will present significant challenges to many of our businesses. The department, as well as the entire City of Chesapeake, is committed to providing assistance to those affected. While the Chesapeake Economic Development Office will be closed to the public through March 27, 2020, we are closely monitoring the COVID-19 developments and are taking direction from City leadership. Below are several communications and resources that can help. If you need to get in contact with our department, please call 757-382-8040 or email staff directly.

Letter from the Chesapeake Health District
The Chesapeake Health District has provided a letter with resources and recommended steps of action for our business community. Please read that letter here.

Until further notice, all EDAC’s have been canceled. Please visit our website (www.chesapeakeva.biz) and monitor email for updates on when the next meeting will be.

Business Resources
Our department will be maintaining a web page with all relevant business resources available as a result of COVID-19. Please visit that web page here: www.chesapeakeva.biz/covid19

City of Chesapeake Updates
For all City-related updates please visit: http://www.cityofchesapeake.net/

We encourage you to utilize these resources and please visit the websites daily as the latest information will be posted as we receive it.

Steven Wright