Reopening Business Resources

There are many resources to help you ensure you are opening safely. Please review the list below to find resources that can help guide your business. Please understand that this is a process and you may have to alter your plan as each day goes by. If you follow these five areas of focus, you can provide a safe environment for your employees and customers.

  • Practice social distancing at all times
  • Frequently sanitize your facility
  • Wash your hands thoroughly and often and wear a face mask
  • Employee check in procedures to monitor symptoms
  • Use proper signage and employee/customer instruction to promote healthy behavior

How you put these procedures into place can be found in the links below. If you need more resources please contact the chamber at or 231-722-3751.


Reopening Resources: NEW

MIOSHA Emergency Rules – Effective October 14
CDC Workplace Safety Guidelines
Michigan Safe Start Plan

Industry Specific Requirements for Workplace Safety

Muskegon Tourism Recovery Toolkit
Muskegon County Public Health
U.S. Chamber Resource Toolkit
Employers Association of West Michigan

During this time remember to support your local businesses








Local Businesses Selling Essential COVID-19 Products

Custom Signage and Decals for many surfaces – Max Graphics
Custom Signage and PPE – Trophy House
Custom Signage and PPE – The Gear Group
Custom Signage and PPE – Classic Stamp & Sign
Cleaning Services – CSM Services
Disinfectant Application Program for the Workplace – Modernistic
Hand Sanitizer – Burl and Sprig
Hand Sanitizer – Wonderland Distillery
Hand Sanitizer – American Chemical Solutions
Innovative Solutions in Engineering and Manufacturing – Disher
Robotic Cameras, non-invasive temperature taker – Konica Minolta
Virtual Educational Support – Sylvan Learning Centers
Workplace Protective Dividers – Grand River Office

Financial Resources:

Muskegon County Recovery Loan
Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity Unemployment Information

Business Resources:

Business Survival Tips
Chamber Staff Contact Page
Chamber Facebook Page
Chamber Blog
Muskegon Area First
SCORE Muskegon
West Michigan Food Processing Association

Educational Resources

Important Unemployment Links:

Unemployment Benefits Info – Employers
Unemployment Benefits Info – Employees

Important Contacts for Questions and Concerns 

Government Representatives
SBA: Michigan Offices
Chamber Staff Contact Page






Thank you to the Consumers Energy Foundation for their continuous support to help small businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.