We Are ALL Essential

By Jessica Bollema | April 30, 2020

Good Morning Chamber Members!! Attached is a t-shirt design that shows the epitome of what we believe as a Chamber. We are ALL essential. Every. Single. Business is essential to someone or another right? We think so too. That being said, we designed a shirt for anyone and everyone who is willing to promote being […]

Statement from the Chamber

By Jessica Bollema | April 29, 2020

ARTESIA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE STATEMENT REGARDING CLOSURE OF BUSINESSES IN GOVERNOR’S PUBLIC HEALTH ORDER APRIL 28, 2020 With the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic in New Mexico and the resulting Executive and Public Health Orders by Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham, businesses in the City of Artesia and Eddy County have largely complied with restrictions in […]

Press Release 4.21.2020

By Jessica Bollema | April 21, 2020

County of Eddy State of New Mexico Press Release Date: April 21, 2020 Contact: Jeri Strong, 575-887-9511 ext.2601 Eddy County COVID-19 Update: April 21, 2020 Eddy County, NM- Lately, there has been a significant amount of information in the press and media about the desire and need to reduce some of the restrictions on […]

Business Assistance

By Jessica Bollema | April 10, 2020

Join the New Mexico Economic Development Department (EDD) and New Mexico MainStreet (NMMS) for a free webinar on how to maximize your business’ online presence while your “bricks and mortar” location is closed. Attendees will learn about crowdfunding, utilizing Facebook’s tools and resources and building an online Square store. Presenters: Amy Barnhard, NMMS Preservation and […]

Unemployment Assistance

By Jessica Bollema | April 8, 2020

Unemployment Assistance for the Self-Employed – Act Quickly!   The Self-Employed Stimulus Payment (SESP) will be available to the first 2,000 applicants that qualify. The opportunity is funded by $1.5 Million from the Rapid Response Layoff Aversion program under the directive of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act. Self-employed individuals are able to apply after […]

State Updates on COVID-19

By Jessica Bollema | April 7, 2020

STATE OF NEW MEXICO Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham released an updated Public Health Order April 6, 2020, further restricting activity and commerce in the ongoing fight to slow or end the spread of COVID-19.  The stay-at-home order has been extended to April 30, 2020.  Please read the order from the NM Department of Health: […]


By Jessica Bollema | April 6, 2020

CHAMBER RESTAURANT INFO These are our chamber members who kindly support us and the community year-round. Please remember them in these trying times. Artesia Lanes (1701 Tumbleweed) – Bowling closed and Café has reopened 11am – 8pm everyday. or call in to 575-736-4545.Subway (1700 W. Main St. Ste. C & 604 N. 26th) – Order […]

Artesia General Hospital

By Jessica Bollema | April 3, 2020

CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) UPDATE FROM ARTESIA GENERAL HOSPITAL last updated April 1, 2020 If you think you have COVID-19, call the New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) at 1-855-600-3453. If NMDOH refers you to the hospital for testing, please call 575-736-8324 or text 575-222-8967. Someone will walk you through the process and next steps. March 30, 2020 On behalf of […]

Artesia Public Schools

By Jessica Bollema | April 3, 2020

APRIL 3, 2020: The Artesia Public Schools will continue to serve breakfast and lunch to APS students through the end of the school year. Only students will be allowed in the cafeteria. The student must be present to receive meals. This process helps us maintain safety and also helps us ensure we are feeding only our students.   […]

Artesia Historical Museum & Art Center

By Jessica Bollema | April 2, 2020

By order of the Mayor, the Museum will be closed to the public until further notice.  This notice will be removed once the closure and restrictions are lifted. If you missed the “Outlaws” Exhibit recently, check out the pictures here: The Artesia Historical Museum and Art Center is located in the unique Moore-Ward cobblestone house. Exhibits […]

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