DATE: March 20, 2020
TO: GMCC Members, Visitors and Community
FROM: Brenda Enriquez, President & CEO of GMCC
SUBJECT: COVID-19 Plan of Action
Mission Chamber accessible to our members and community working remotely
This plan is in response to the standards and precautionary measures of the Center for Disease Control, Federal, State and Local governments during this pandemic and declaration of the National Emergency by President Donald Trump. It will be effective from Monday, March 23 through Friday, April 3, unless otherwise determined.
The health and safety of our employees, members, visitors and our community is of utmost importance to us. Due to the unforeseen and evolving COVID-19 hard times, our office building is temporarily closed. GMCC Members will be hearing from us during these next two weeks as we will be checking-in to answer questions you may have.
However, we are still accessible to our members, community and visitors needing information during normal business hours, Monday through Friday from 8:30AM through 12PM and from 1PM through 5PM in the following methods:
For member referral information, Visitor Center information, Tourism, the Community Calendar, or to set up an appointment with a Chamber representative contact Esmer Stone by telephone at (956) 585-2727 or (956) 890-0270, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
To provide Business Updates such as your new hours of operations, pick-up order options, etc. or any information you would like us to share on our Social Media platforms, please contact our Membership Director Amanda Rodriguez by cell at (956) 240-5066, by email at email@example.com or on our GMCC Facebook directly.
Regarding the cancelled Golf Tournament, signature events, workshops/seminars, please contact our Vice President CJ Sanchez by cell at (956) 240-4047 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
To reach the Finance Department, email Jennifer Espinoza at email@example.com.
All of our team members have information about the resources available from the Small Business Administration, Texas Workforce Commission and US Chamber of Commerce.
Remember, we are your resource during this difficult time. Please do not hesitate to contact me directly or any of our team members. The strongest communities have relied on each other and I am certain we will get through this together, as a community and family of the Rio Grande Valley. May God bless the Rio Grande Valley and the United States of America!
Here at Mission Chamber of Commerce, we want to make sure that our clients are informed with up-to-date information on COVID-19 in order to benefit the health and safety of our communities. Below, we have compiled verified news sources with current updates and announcements regarding the handling of the coronavirus in our region. Please continue to check back for the most recent information, and consider sharing with your friends and family on social media.
CDC Online Newsroom Welcome to the CDC Online Newsroom, a one-stop source for journalists seeking public health information. Global media and the general public can access current and archived press releases, media advis
National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week: Get the Facts – and Get Your Home and Child Tested
by firstname.lastname@example.org on October 23, 2020 at 7:05 pm
U.S. health, housing, and environmental agencies warn that some 3.6 million U.S. families risk permanent harm to their children because their homes are contaminated with lead-based paint.
CDC investigating Multistate Outbreak of Listeria Infections Linked to Deli Meats
by email@example.com on October 23, 2020 at 5:35 pm
A CDC food safety alert regarding a multistate outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes infections has been posted.
CDC Media Telebriefing Transcript on Operation Warp Speed
by firstname.lastname@example.org on October 23, 2020 at 9:05 am
CDC works 24/7 saving lives, protecting people from health threats, and saving money to have a more secure nation. A US federal agency, CDC helps make the healthy choice the easy choice by putting science and prevention into action. CDC works to help people live longer, healthier and more productive lives.
HHS Secretary Alex Azar and CDC Director Dr. Robert R. Redfield to give update on COVID-19 response, Operation Warp Speed
by email@example.com on October 20, 2020 at 9:25 pm
Credentialed media are invited to join Secretary Azar and Dr. Redfield for a press briefing and Q&A.
CDC and the American Mosquito Control Association Collaborate on First-ever Comprehensive Resources for Mosquito Control in Areas Affected by Natural Disasters
by firstname.lastname@example.org on October 13, 2020 at 2:55 pm
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the American Mosquito Control Association (AMCA) have collaborated to provide the first-ever comprehensive volume of resources to guide mosquito control in areas affected by natural disasters, such as hurricanes and flooding in this special edition of the Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association (JAMCA).
CDC shares guidance on how to stay safe during and after Hurricane Delta
by email@example.com on October 9, 2020 at 4:05 pm
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is sharing important information to keep you and your family safe during and immediately after Hurricane Delta.
CDC Updates “How COVID is Spread” Webpage
by firstname.lastname@example.org on October 5, 2020 at 1:55 pm
Today, CDC issued updated guidance to its <a href="https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prevent-getting-sick/how-covid-spreads.html">How COVID-19 Spreads</a> website, which includes information about the potential for airborne spread of the virus that causes COVID-19.
CDC Medical Officer Honored with 2020 Sammies Award
by email@example.com on October 5, 2020 at 10:30 am
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) health scientist Vikram Krishnasamy, M.D., MPH, has been awarded the <a href="https://servicetoamericamedals.org/">Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medal<sup>®</sup></a> by the Partnership for Public Service.
CDC investigating Salmonella outbreaks linked to pet bearded dragons, pet hedgehogs
by firstname.lastname@example.org on October 1, 2020 at 12:00 am
CDC is investigating two separate multistate Salmonella illness outbreaks, one linked to contact with pet bearded dragons and one linked to contact with pet hedgehogs.
Cruise Ship No Sail Order Extended Through October 31, 2020
by email@example.com on September 30, 2020 at 10:35 pm
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced today the extension of a <a href="https://www.cdc.gov/quarantine/cruise/">No Sail Order</a> for cruise ships through October 31, 2020. This order continues to suspend passenger operations on cruise ships with the capacity to carry at least 250 passengers in waters subject to U.S. jurisdiction.