The impact of COVID19 has been felt throughout our community and surrounding areas. The Lawton Fort Sill Chamber of Commerce is calling on our residents to help support our local businesses affected.
Feel free to use this page as a community resource to find local businesses that are offering curbside pickup, take out/delivery, or online gift card ordering and online shopping, as well as resources for business owners and residents.
To help support our small businesses and hospitality industry, please consider ordering for delivery or pick up from a local restaurant or by purchasing a gift card during this time. Be sure to tip the food delivery drivers and take out servers—your support means so much and helps support their livelihood!
Healthy practices are key to combating the virus pandemic.
For a full list of COVID19 resources, please click here.
National Small Business Resource Contacts
State Business Resources
Oklahoma Business Relief Program
Starting June 29, Oklahoma businesses can request to apply for OBRP through participating financial institutions. The financial institutions will evaluate applications based on the program rules and make a preliminary determination of business eligibility. Click here for more.
Oklahoma Restaurant Association
Free business listing for restaurants offering take out or delivery food options. Submit form here.
SBA Disaster Loan
Small Business Owners may now apply for SBA relief. Apply HERE.
SBA Loan Calculator
Get help calculating your loan here.
Economic Impact Analysis
A weekly look at this impact will be included moving forward. See the full report here.
Open We Stand
This website has resources, inspiration and connection to other everyday entrepreneurs with creative solutions for adapting to COVID-19. Click here.
There are hardship programs in place to help homeowners who have been directly or indirectly affected by the coronavirus and are struggling to make their mortgage payments.
Paid sick leave and FMLA related to COVID-19 are now required for some businesses with under 500 employees. Refundable tax credits will help employers pay for the new, required benefit.
COVID-19 is having a unique impact on certain elements of Oklahoma’s Workforce System. This page will serve as an update on unemployment insurance, American Job Centers, companies hiring, resources, and other workforce needs.
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Take the kids to the opera…but you don’t have to leave your couch@ New York’s Metropolitan Opera is offering free digital shows every night at 7:30 p.m. EST. The “Nightly Met Opera Streams” will be available for 20 hours on the Met’s homepage.
Virtually walk through a dozen museums around the world with your kids! Learn about art, history, and science with Google Arts & Culture’s collection of virtual tours. Check out the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., browse Van Gogh’s work at Musée d’Orsay in Paris, and discover ancient Mayan artifacts at the National Museum of Anthropology in Mexico City!
Geography and animals are at the forefront of National Geographic Kids! Little ones will love learning about some of the wackiest places on earth, giant pandas, and how to take care of our planet. Plus, there are great science experiments you can do at home…including some that will help your little one understand why washing their hands thoroughly is so important for killing.
Fox in Socks, Willy Waterloo, Yertle the Turtle, the Grinch — the gang’s all here! Check out Seussville and watch as your little one lights up when they see their favorite Dr. Seuss characters in games, reading programs, and more.
Learning is fun with ABCya! Kids can work on their math and reading comprehension skills with fun games like a St. Patrick’s Day-themed word search, crossword puzzles, and graphing adventures.
What makes stickers sticky? Learn the answer to that wacky science question and others on Highlights Kids! Discover easy recipes for your family, play educational games, download crafts and activities you can do at home, and more.
Click here for more kid friendly activities.
Click here for our list of Chamber Restaurants offering delivery, take out or pick up options.
Click here for a list of local Chamber businesses to shop.