In these uncertain times, local businesses are in a difficult situation. In addition to the fears we all share about the disease and the panic surrounding it, they worry about their business, their employees, their cash flow, their bills and how they will continue on without making major changes to their business model and employment.

The following are ways the ESVA Chamber, Northampton County Chamber of Commerce and Chincoteague Island Chamber of Commerce have identified for individuals to support local businesses while practicing approved methods to help minimize the spread of COVID-19.

The images below are linked to the resources from each area Chamber.

ESVA CHamber


Northampton County Chamber of Commerce


whats open on Chincoteague Island

Government officials have been asking individuals to be thoughtful with their personal habits during this time. The Eastern Shore small business community is asking individuals to also be thoughtful with your spending habits. When you can do so safely, think locally and buy locally.