The GBCC is working with members to organize resourceful and valuable webinars to help you navigate small business questions you have.  Our goal is to help you be prepared and ride this storm so you come out stronger on the other end.

Want to Host a Small Business Webinar?
If you have the ability to host a webinar and can educate and empower small businesses  – let’s talk! Please email me at

Hosting Seminars etc on social Media – Let us promote the day and time for you! Email Robin foster at


Helpful Links & Information

City of Beverly COVID-19 Updates

Town of Danvers COVID-19 Updates

City of Beverly Emergency Notifications (Swift 911)

MASS.GOV Coronavirus Updates

Beverly, MA Restaurants Open For Business

Massachusetts COVID-19 Response Command Center Updates

Massachusetts COVID-19 Essential Services

Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce CARES Act Policy Brief

U.S. Small Business Association Economic Injury Loan Information

Unpacking the CARES Act for Beverly Chamber & Creative Collective

City of Beverly Face Covering Order Signage

City of Beverly Emergency Order (4/10/20) Regarding Face Coverings

Baker-Polito Administration Announces Vaccine Timeline for All Residents



Business Support Information

UPDATE TO FOOD ESTABLISHMENT GUIDELINES – Updated November 3, 2020 – Regarding the gatherings at events Venues and in Public Settings, Beverly is limited to a maximum of 50 persons. CLICK HERE


PHASE 3 REOPENING Reopening guidelines for lower risk communities. Update from Mayor Cahill. CLICK HERE


EMERGENCY ORDER DELAYING STEP 2 PHASE III Emergency order delaying implementation of Step 2 of Phase III of the Commonwealth’s Reopening Plan and Limitations on Gatherings. CLICK HERE


REOPENING – When can my business reopen? The Massachusetts economy will be reopened using a four-phase approach, based on public health guidance. CLICK HERE


REOPENING: FOUR-PHASE APPROACH TO REOPENING –The Massachusetts economy will be reopened using a four-phase approach, based on public health guidance. CLICK HERE


GUIDE & CHECKLIST FOR FEDERAL LOANS – The U.S. Chamber of Commerce created a guide and checklist for small businesses applying for the newly created federal emergency loans. It provides clear information on eligibility, required documents, and loan structures. CLICK HERE


DETAILS ON THE $10 MILLION COVID-19 LOAN FUND –  The Massachusetts Growth Capital Corporation (MGCC) has provided us with information on the $10 Million Covid-19 Loan Fund.  For all information on the terms and conditions of the loan, and the application process, CLICK HERE


COVID-19  RESOURCES AND GUIDANCE FOR BUSINESSES –  The Baker-Polito Administration is committed to partnering with the business community to navigate the outbreak of COVID-19. CLICK HERE


HOW THE CARES ACT CAN HELP YOUR BUSINESS – From Congressman Seth Moulton’s office. CLICK HERE


COVID-19 ECONOMIC INJURY DISASTER RELIEF LOAN- The SBA is collecting information in order to make a loan under SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program to qualified entities that are impacted by the Coronavirus. CLICK HERE




Restaurant Support Information


HELP FOR RESTAURANTS –  Effective 3/16/2020, Behind You is launching an emergency fund for restaurant employees in Beverly, Lynn, Marblehead, Peabody, Salem, and/or Swampscott whose work is currently negatively impacted by COVID-19. Any contribution made to Behind You via this fundraiser or on Behind You’s website ( will be matched 100% up to $20,000. Please consider contributing to this fund. CLICK HERE


RESTAURANTS OPEN FOR BUSINESS – This list reflects information given by members of the Greater Beverly Chamber of Commerce. Please stay current with these businesses by following their social media pages, and checking in with them as needed to stay aware of any changes. CLICK HERE



Health & Wellness Information

NURSING HOME FAMILY RESOURCE LINE – The Baker-Polito Administration announced the launch of a new Nursing Home Family Resource Line, a dedicated telephone line that will connect family members of nursing home and rest home residents with the information and resources they need. This resource was created so that family and community members have one central contact that they can reach out to if they have questions or concerns about the care their loved one is receiving during the COVID-19 outbreak. The line is staffed from 9 AM – 5 PM, seven days a week. Staff will coordinate across state agencies to help callers find answers to their questions. Families and community members can call the line at (617) 660-5399


UPDATED GUIDANCE ON WEARING CLOHTH MASKS IN PUBLIC – On April 3, CDC issued a recommendation about wearing cloth face coverings in public settings. This recommendation was made after considering recent studies that have shown individuals with the virus who lack symptoms can transmit the virus to others. CDC recommends wearing cloth face coverings in public settings, including places where social distancing measures are difficult to maintain (such as grocery stores and pharmacies) especially in areas of significant community based transmission.


Facebook Groups for Chamber members

As we all try to adjust to our “new normal” the Greater Beverly Chamber of Commerce wants to create as many opportunities for our members to promote and share their resources for betterment of our business and greater community.   The GBCC has created Facebook Groups so you can educate and empower other businesses.
We’ll be promoting these groups as valuable resources to the entire membership!  So please post, discuss and promote all you do and know!  We are a community, GBCC and beyond.