The North Iowa Corridor is closely monitoring the developments of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and its impact on our region and businesses. We know you’re probably being inundated with updates about the situation, so our priority is to ensure you know that we are available to serve you and assist in any way you may need during this time.

CGPH COVID-19 Isolation and Quarantine Guidance for Businesses
COVID-19 Isolation & Quarantine Guidance Memo
Implementing Safety Practices for Critical Workers
Dos and Don’ts for Critical Workers

State and Federal Business Resources during COVID-19
Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA)
America’s SBDC
U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)

North Iowa Business Resources during COVID-19
Cerro Gordo County Department of Public Health
NIACC Pappajohn Center & SBDC
Visit Mason City – Event & Business Updates
Mason City Chamber Member Updates
Clear Lake Area Chamber – Purchase Power

Mask of Wellness Initiative

The North Iowa Corridor, along with our Community Partners and the Cerro Gordo Public Health Joint Information Committee, support the Mask of Wellness initiative. We encourage North Iowa businesses to explore these resources and strategies. Mask of Wellness is is a Positive Empowering Approach that promotes responsible behavior that is necessary to keep society open during this pandemic while benefiting the following areas of wellness: Social, Physical, and Economical.

Mask of Wellness promotes ‘Covid-Conscious’ Businesses for free with a positive empowered method to improve the health and wealth of communities through three basic impactful measures: Masks, Hygiene, and Health.

Want to Help Local Businesses?

You can make a tax deductible donation to the Small Business Recovery & Continuity Fund via United Way of North Central Iowa to help grow the fund and increase the impact for more of our businesses. Or continue to shop local and buy gift cards to support your favorite businesses as much as possible.