Coronavirus Resources

New York State on PAUSE

Governor Cuomo announced the "New York State on PAUSE" executive order, a 10-point policy to assure uniform safety for everyone.

The 10-point NYS on PAUSE plan is as follows: 

  • Effective at 8PM on Sunday, March 22, all non-essential businesses statewide will be closed;
  • Non-essential gatherings of individuals of any size for any reason (e.g. parties, celebrations or other social events) are canceled or postponed at this time;
  • Any concentration of individuals outside their home must be limited to workers providing essential services and social distancing should be practiced;
  • When in public individuals must practice social distancing of at least six feet from others;
  • Businesses and entities that provide other essential services must implement rules that help facilitate social distancing of at least six feet;
  • Individuals should limit outdoor recreational activities to non-contact and avoid activities where they come in close contact with other people;
  • Individuals should limit use of public transportation to when absolutely necessary and should limit potential exposure by spacing out at least six feet from other riders;
  • Sick individuals should not leave their home unless to receive medical care and only after a telehealth visit to determine if leaving the home is in the best interest of their health;
  • Young people should also practice social distancing and avoid contact with vulnerable populations; and
  • Use precautionary sanitizer practices such as using isopropyl alcohol wipes

Please visit the links below for further information.

​Empire State Development
​GUIDANCE FOR DETERMINING WHETHER A BUSINESS ENTERPRISE IS SUBJECT TO A WORKFORCE REDUCTION UNDER EXECUTIVE ORDER 202.6

CDC - Centers for Disease Control & Prevention

US Department of Labor

​Small Business Administration
NEW The SBA provides low-interest disaster loans to help businesses and homeowners recover from declared disasters.

NYS Department of Health

Nassau County Health Department
Nassau County Coronavirus Hotline: 516-227-9570
MAP OF NASSAU COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH COVID-19 POSITIVE TESTS

Nassau County IDA
Tips for Businesses Affected by COVID-19
-Track your expenses and losses during this period
-Keep all receipts
-SBA disaster assistance program is working to offer loans to affected businesses. 

All businesses are encouraged to email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and CC: Nassau County at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. so the county can track what businesses are being affected.