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As New York State continually monitors and responds to developments related to COVID-19, ESD is providing up-to-date guidance for the agency’s partners and other stakeholders impacted by the virus.  This is a rapidly changing situation and ESD will be updating the resources below to reflect the latest information available.

New York Forward: Business Reopening

New York State is providing detailed information on region and industry-specific reopening plans.

Resources & Information

Novel Coronavirus FAQ for Businesses

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Novel Coronavirus Resources for Travelers

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COVID-19 Business Questions

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Economic Recovery and COVID-19 Loans and Assistance

Important information about economic recovery and COVID-19 loans and resources for New York State small businesses and nonprofits – including an expanded New York Forward Loan fund.

Legal Resource Guide for Small Businesses and Nonprofit Organizations

Additional Grant & Funding Resources