COVID-19 Business Resources

Supporting businesses as they respond to the pandemic’s economic impact

New York State is supporting businesses as they adapt and respond to the economic impact of the pandemic. With guidance on business opening and operations, the emergence and effect of COVID-19 cluster zones, funding and other informational resources, the state is working to help businesses build back better.   

Whether it's expanding your online presence, finding a business mentor or details about COVID-19-related loans and grants, you'll find the most relevant links to help answer those questions, and more, below. 

Guidance & Information


COVID-19 Cluster Zone Guidance

See guidance on workforce reduction and essential businesses applicable to COVID-19 cluster zones.
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Business Guidance Lookup Tool

The NY Forward Business Guidance Lookup tool will help determine whether your business is able to operate and the public health and safety standards with which your business must comply.
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COVID-19 Medical Supplies and PPE: Donations and Production

If your business can sell, produce or donate critical medical supplies or personal protective equipment, contact us today.
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Business Assistance & Funding Resources


COVID-19 Loans and Assistance for Small Businesses

Important information about COVID-19 loans and resources for New York State small businesses and nonprofits.
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Empire State Digital

Connecting NYS-based small businesses to global e-commerce companies to access new customers, bigger markets and better opportunities.
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Additional Grants & Funding Resources

Find out more about additional grant and loan opportunities for New York State businesses.
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