Member Resources

Thank You for Supporting Your Village, Our Community, and Our Guests


Please get tested regularly! 

7 Days Per Week Covid Testing in Taos:

NEW! HOLY CROSS COVID TESTING 7 DAYS A WEEK! Please spread the word - Holy Cross Hospital is now doing Covid testing 7 days a week! Monday - Friday 6:00am - 6:00pm, Saturday and Sunday 6:00am - 12:00pm. No appointment is needed and testing is free!

NEW! MOBILE TESTING IN TAOS Tuesday & Wednesday
Net Medical & the State of NM have teamed up to provide free rapid antigen and PCR testing in Taos from mobile units. No cost to the public, though insurance will be billed if you have insurance. Tests available on a first come, first served basis. Please pre-register via the links below to hold your spot!
Tuesday, January 4th from 9AM to 5PM
UNM Klauer Campus - UNM-Taos
1157 County Road 110, Ranchos de Taos, NM 87557
Follow this link to register for Tuesday: https://nmxs.com/ev7

Wednesday, January 5th from 9AM to 5PM

Kit Carson Electric Cooperative
118 Cruz Alta Rd, Taos, NM 87571
Follow this link to register for Wednesday: https://nmxs.com/ev6


Tuesday Covid Testing in Taos Ski Valley:

FREE! Weekly self-swab CURATIVE TESTING in Taos Ski Valley for you and your employees! (Non-symptomatic*)
Next Session: 1/11 in the Taos Tent.
Occurs: Tuesday, 9-11am
*ASYMPTOMATIC: If you have no symptoms and want to be tested, please direct your employees to the following site to populate a Curative profile and make their appointment. This will help our staff tremendously to know how many people we are expecting! Anytime you register, you will be in the Curative system for the next testing Tuesday. https://book.curative.com/sites/34091/walkup

*SYMPTOMATIC Employees Should stay home and go to directly to Holy Cross for testing 

 

Covid Relief Programs for Businesses: 

  • Friday, May 21st, 2021 The NM Safe Certified CSPs were updated! Click here for the UPDATE Public Health Order. Things to know: Regarding mask wearing in the workplace: "Fully vaccinated individuals are not required to wear a mask unless otherwise recommended by the latest official guidance for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention." Businesses no longer are require to clean and disinfect high touch items every 2 hours. Buffets and self-service are now allowed; service stations with common utensils, common dispensers, salad bars, buffets, beverage/coffee stations, and self-serve refreshments are no longer prohibited. Regular room service protocols can be resumed, and locker room showers are now allowed to be used.
  • Online workshops from the NM SBDC 
  • LEDA Recovery Grants - available for New Mexico small businesses that are experiencing financial hardship due to the pandemic. These grants are specifically tied to job creation, must be used as reimbursements of rent, lease or mortgage payments, and are prioritized based on the severity of economic decline experienced by the business.
  • SBA Restaurant Revitalization Fund - This program provides emergency assistance for eligible restaurants, bars, and other qualifying businesses impacted by COVID-19
  • NM Finance Authority - Small Business Recovery Loan Fund Next funding round opening May 4-31, 2022
Covid-related Village Municipal Requirements for Businesses:
Get NEW MEXICO SAFE CERTIFIED - If you have completed the certification, check to see if YOUR business listed in the State's NM Safe Certified directory
Follow the VILLAGE PUBLIC HEALTH EXECUTIVE ORDER (as of 11/24/20 with changes noted in yellow) and review the Village Declaration of an Emergency Amended Resolution (as of 9/29/20). VTSV Mayor's Executive Order (as of 4/27/21).
Take the Village of Taos Ski Valley COVID Safe Pledge (PDF)

Vital Member Resources

** MOST RECENT MEMBER NEWSLETTER **
  • NEW! HOLY CROSS COVID TESTING 7 DAYS A WEEK! Please spread the word - Holy Cross Hospital is now doing Covid testing 7 days a week! Monday - Friday 6:00am - 6:00pm, Saturday and Sunday 6:00am - 12:00pm. No appointment is needed and testing is free! CLICK HERE for more info from Holy Cross.
  • Staff Shuttle Schedule Tuesday - Saturday
    Staff Shuttle Schedule Sunday & Monday
  • WAS YOUR BUSINESS AFFECTED BY THE 12/15 STORM? Document, document, document! Take lots of photos and make lists of the damage, assess your losses (missed days of revenue), keep track of any out-of-pocket expenses to get repairs done, and if you get estimates of work you need. Then, get in touch with your business and personal insurance company (if you haven't already) and your Taos County Commissioner. Then, reach out to ECCOAD - "The recent storm impacted so many people in the community and our first responders have accomplished so much so quickly in terms of restoring services following the storm. If you or someone you know needs a place to stay (think local hotel) or has an unmet need requiring assistance, you may contact the ECCOAD phone number at 505-692-3296 (call or text) or by email: info@eccoad.org. The purpose of the contact info is to provide a single point of contact for housing and other unmet needs assistance in Taos County. Please note that this number is not staffed 24/7, but messages will be checked frequently. Also, New Mexico Workforce Solutions, SBDC, and NMEDD  have resources - see below for contact information

    ECCOAD - Call 505-692-3296 or email info@eccoad.org
    New Mexico Economic Development Department - Mitchell, Peter<peter.mitchell@state.nm.us
    New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions - Mylet Mary mary.mylet@state.nm.us
    Taos | NMSBDC - Anwar Kaelin anwar@unm.edu
  • Tourism Department & Department of Workforce Solutions partner up to offer training reimbursement funding for new and promoted employees. The State of New Mexico is providing a reimbursement program for training assistance that will cover up to 16 weeks with a range of total reimbursement per employee from $816-$4,480. To apply, call a Ready NM Employer Representative at 1-800-303-3599, Monday through Friday, 8am-4pm. LEARN MORE
  • SkiTaos has posted their Winter Operations Plan for the 21/22 season. Noteable changes: Face masks will be required for all guests ages 2+ in indoor spaces. These spaces include but are not limited to: restrooms, The Blake, the Rio Hondo Learning Center, Taos Sports, Taos Rentals, and Confluence. Face coverings are recommended in outside high-density areas. *Childcare will not be offered this winter. Children between the ages of 3 and 5 can participate in private half-day snowsports programs. The following restaurants will require proof of vaccinations and reservations for indoor dining: 192, The Phoenix, dinner at The Bavarian, Tenderfoot Katie’s (grab 'n go does not require proof of vax), Rhoda’s, and Blonde Bear Tavern. We will once again have expanded outdoor dining and takeout options available for all guests to enjoy. 
  • 2021/22 Winter Parking Lot MapPaid Parking Map, and Drop off area Map
  • NM True Industry Partners website. Sign up for the newsletter, learn about NMTD initiatives, research, partnership opportunities, toolkits, career opportunities, partner news and information on use of the “New Mexico True” brand. Add your business or event.
  • FREE! Add your outdoor recreation business listing to the NM Outdoor Recreation Division’s business directory, which aims to market our robust NM outdoor recreation economy, assist businesses, and connect people and customers with the resources they need to be successful and get outside.Learn more about the EDD Outdoor Recreation Division
  • Join us as members of the New Mexico Outdoor Recreation Business Alliance
  • Twining Road Updates & Information / Twining Improvements & Design Summary
  • Explore the NM EDD Outdoor Recreation Division website
  • Check out New Mexico Outdoor Economy: A Report - give yourself a pat on the back! Outdoor rec supports $1.2B in income for New Mexico and we know how important new and returning visitors are to a sustainable economy here at home. 

We're Here to Support You!

Our local businesses are the smiling faces that can make someone's visit to our Village a memorable vacation in the best ways. When you join the Taos Ski Valley Chamber, you have a small but passionate team that is ready to help your business in any way that we can.

  • Our Chamber Ambassadors (based out of our information 'chalet' in the summer, and mingling among guests in the winter) assist guests with any questions they have. 
  • Please let us know if your business operating days or times change, so we can keep your business listing current on our posters/flyers and website. It is regularly shared with Members (especially Lodgers) who get lots of questions starting with "what's open"?
  • Through our Trip Inquiry forms, we field hundreds of lodging, dining, and activity questions throughout the year - and provide guest requests directly to your inbox so that you can book that guest directly. If you or the 'right person' in your organization isn't getting any Trip Inquiries, please let us know so that we can make sure we have the correct email in our system. We want you to GET THAT BOOKING!
  • Our Hot Deals page is a perfect place to have your special offers seen! Hot Deal terms are 6 months or 1 year. Want to post your own Hot Deal? Give us a call and let's get it going! (You are welcome to change your Hot Deal(s) within your purchased term.)
  • Do you need more hand sanitizer, masks, and bleach wipes for the Winter season? We can deliver, just let us know what you need. 
NEXT MEMBER MEETING: TBA 

NEW Chamber FREE Service: Is Your Business listed correctly on Google? Did you know that by adding photos on their Google Business listing, those businesses received 42% more requests for directions on Google Maps plus 35% more clicks through to their website(s). The Taos Ski Valley Chamber of Commerce can help you claim, verify, and populate your Google Business profile. Having an up-to-date profile ensures that your local business is as high on the search results as it can be - and more hits mean better rankings! Google Business listings are free and a great way to market your business, especially if you aren't using social media. Need help? Email Nicole to set aside some time for assistance. 

Download our Winter Dining, Activities & Shopping-Spa Posters to display at your front desk or guest information areas.

 

Thank you to ALL of our Member Businesses for your Covid prevention efforts! Test often and stay safe.
Because of YOU, Taos Ski Valley has been able to have a great opening to our Winter 21/22 season.
We're hoping for snow but we're already planning for Spring/Summer 2022! 

Not Sure What You Need?

Every business has unique needs, so we welcome you to call anytime to let us know how we can support your business better! Give us a call at 575-776-7852.