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Chamber COVID-19 Resources

The Highland County Chamber of Commerce is offering this page as a health and economic resource guide during the coronavirus pandemic.  Please check back often as we plan to update the page frequently.

UPDATED 6/30/22 3:54 pm

The Chamber encourages you to continue to support our Members.  Our full business directory has member contact information for you to learn more.

Reopening Resources

The Central Shenandoah Health District (CSHD) has opened a local COVID-19 hotline to answer questions and provide information about COVID-19 and related issues, including vaccines, testing, symptoms, how to minimize the risk of exposure for yourself and your loved ones, local and statewide transmission conditions, and more.

The hotline has public health experts on the line Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Call 1-855-949-8378 to connect.

State and National Resources on COVID-19

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Website:

Virginia Department of Health (VDH) Website:

Press releases from the Virginia Governor:

Highland County, Virginia Resources on COVID-19

March 31, 2021

The Highland Medical Center will be hosting a Moderna COVID Vaccine clinic on Wednesday, April 6, 2022  from 12:30-4:00.
Please call 540-468-6400 to schedule!
Stay updated with the Highland Medical Center (HMC) at

Economic Relief and Opportunities

The Community Foundation Opens 2022 Little Swiss Fund Grant Applications on July 1

The Community Foundation of Harrisonburg and Rockingham County (TCFHR) competitive grant application cycle will be open to eligible Highland County nonprofit organizations starting on Friday, July 1. The application deadline is Thursday, September 1. Using our new competitive grant software system, nonprofit organizations can easily create an account to submit grant applications. All Little Swiss Fund grant awards will be distributed by the end of the calendar year. Your organization can log in and create an account in our grants system HERE.

In Fall 2021, The Community Foundation of Harrisonburg and Rockingham County distributed $334,821 from the Little Swiss Fund to 17 Highland County nonprofit organizations. We expect the total grant funding to be more this year.

For questions, please call TCFHR at 540-432-3863, visit, or email me. Organizations must be tax-exempt public charities under IRS Section 501(c)3 or other nonprofit status. Nonprofits physically located in, and serving, Highland County, with broad active volunteer support and annual revenues exceeding $25,000 are encouraged to apply. Organizations must receive less than half their income from government entities to be eligible. Religious organizations serving Highland County may also apply. Schools are not eligible to apply. Grants are made without regard to factors of gender, race, religion, national origin, or sexual orientation.


About The Community Foundation of Harrisonburg & Rockingham County 

The Community Foundation of Harrisonburg and Rockingham County makes it easy to give back to the community we love.

The Highland County Chamber of Commerce continues to look for solutions to get through these uncertain times.  We are reaching out to local, state and national government officials and organizations to locate resources to help alleviate financial strain.  We will update this page as we know more.  If you have suggestions or feedback, please email  Thank you.

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