IECC Offices are currently closed with staff working remotely and checking voicemail messages regularly. Please check back for updates.

IEC Chesapeake is working to move apprenticeship students to an alternative method of instruction and will notify students of their revised schedule shortly. Questions can be directed to Joe Harber at 301.621.9545 x106 or Ed Hersl at 301.621.9545 x107. For updates on COVID-19 please visit


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COVID-19 Resources

IEC Chesapeake is committed to our members and the independent electrical association community. In that spirit, we have created this resource page to help provide helpful information as we all work to weather this storm together.

We will continue to update this resource page as information becomes available.

Informational Webinars and links

Gallagher COVID-19 Insights Webinar Series: "Helping You Face the Future with Confidence"

NFIB Coronavirus Part III: Financial Resources and Updates for Small Business

NFIB has put together a new webpage providing guidance to our small business community on the Paycheck Protection Program – the centerpiece of the CARES Act. It includes a side-by-side graphic detailing the Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) program and the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). There are also links to the applications.

NFIB's Guide to New Federal Lending Options




US DOL Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Employer Paid Leave Requirements

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act FAQs: The FMLA Amendments and Paid Sick Leave Requirements of the New Law

The Small Business Owner’s Guide to the CARES Act

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Small Business Guidance & Loan Resources

Small Business Loan Programs


Delaware - Under Shelter in Place Order


District of Columbia - Under stay at home order

DC Business Recovery Resources

DC Mayor's order 3/30/2020:

DC Mayor's order 3/24/2020:
Mayor’s Order 2020-053: Closure of Non-Essential Businesses and Prohibition on Large Gatherings During Public Health Emergency


Maryland - Under stay at home order

Stay at Home Order 3/30/2020:

Interpretive Guidance:

Maryland Business Express: 

Within that link here is a direct link the Small Business Relief Fund:  

Maryland Department of Labor Layoff Aversion Fund:  


Virginia - Under stay at home order

Governor Northam Issues Statewide Stay at Home Order:

Virginia COVID-19 Updates:


West Virginia - Under stay at home order

West Virginia under a stay at home order that began 8:00 PM March 24th. Additional information and resources can be found on their website:


COVID-19 Toolbox Talk

Maryland Apprenticeship Ambassador Program