Press Kit

Mt Washington Valley Chamber partners with Memorial Hospital on Training for business reopenings

News from Mt Washington Valley Chamber of Commerce – May 14, 2020

Contact:  Marti Mayne, 207-846-6331, or Janice Crawford,


North Conway, NH – As New Hampshire slowly starts to re-open according to the Stay At Home 2.0 Universal Guidelines issued by the Governor’s Economic Reopening Task Force, strict standards are in place to insure the safety of customers, staff and owners.  Staff training is a key component to the success of the plan and required for every business to re-open.  The Memorial Hospital Education, Emergency Management, and Infection Prevention staff have developed an educational tool kit for the Mt Washington Valley Chamber of Commerce to present to Valley businesses. The tool kit includes a PowerPoint presentation and other resources (i.e. flyers, reference guide, etc.) to help educate staff in COVID-19 symptoms and safety guidelines. Memorial Hospital’s staff are presenting one-hour Train-the-Trainer sessions that will review the tool kit and give Mt Washington Valley businesses the capability to train their employees about the key concepts involved in reopening under the State of New Hampshire’s Stay at Home 2.0 order.  

The 60-minute train-the-trainer presentations will offer insight into the COVID-19 situation in Mt Washington Valley, plus COVID-19 facts, the infection process and how the virus is transmitted. In addition the presentation will cover social distancing, hygiene, and use of masks for staff and customers.  The training also includes signage and communication with customers plus employee screening and sick leave processes. 

Classes will be presented by Memorial Hospital in remote learning sessions via GoToMeeting on: 

• Wednesday, May 20th at 10am

• Thursday, May 21st at 10am

• Friday, May 22nd at 10am

Up to 150 people can be accommodated in each training session. Attendees should sign up by contacting Becky Adams at The training sessions are free for all Mt Washington Valley businesses.

As Mt Washington Valley businesses navigate the uncharted waters of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Mt Washington Valley Chamber of Commerce remains dedicated to bringing as many resources as possible to the Valley’s businesses.  Review regular email updates filled with updates and resources for Valley businesses on the Chamber’s COVID-19 special website or attend weekly meetings of Mt Washington Valley stakeholders to provide input and learn about the steps the chamber is taking to create a safe environment for Valley residents now and visitors in the future.  To sign up for these weekly meetings contact

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