Re-Opening Genesee County

The Chamber held a series of Re-Opening Webinars with Paul Pettit and other Genesee County officials that can be found on our Youtube page. Here is the most recent webinar from November 2020.

All businesses should have a filled out copy of this on hand when re-opened. It does not need to be submitted or approved.

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The email below has been designated as the “go-to” email for questions involving the finger lakes region.

Federal Resources

Health and government officials are working together to maintain the safety, security, and health of the American people. Small businesses are encouraged to do their part to keep their employees, customers, and themselves healthy.

  1. Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program
  2. Guidance for Businesses and Employers
  3. SBA Products and Resources
  4. Government Contracting
  5. Local Assistance
  6. SBA Disaster Assistance Loans Factsheet
  7. SBA Disaster Loan Powerpoint
  8. Disaster Loan How-To-Apply Guide
  9. SBA Loan Refresher Powerpoint

Includes guidance on workplace safety, wages, hours, and leave, and unemployment insurance. Also has recent news from the DOL.

Pandemic Unemployment Assistance Checklist

UI and PUA Flowchart

UI and PUA Need-To-Know

Everything you need to know about Coronavirus Federal Smalll Business Stimulus Aid Program.

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Latest news and resources from the USDA.

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NYS Resources

Includes an updated count of cases in New York State, public health information, and updated guidance for business, schools/childcare, press releases, and prevention information.    

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Offering assistance with business plans, financial planning, loan guidance, and more. Free business services made possible by the SBA, the State of NY, and host campuses.

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Learn more about what you need to know about filing for unemployment insurance during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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The Departments of Agriculture and Markets, Health, and Labor are partnering with local health departments, Cornell Cooperative Extension, Farm Bureau, and community health partners – in Clinton, Genesee, Orleans, Ulster and Wayne counties – to offer free COVID-19 testing to agricultural workers.

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Genesee County Resources

Resources provided by Genesee County Health Dept and Public Health Director Paul Pettit.

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READYGenesee is designed to help citizens learn how to protect themselves and their families against all types of hazards. The focus of the content is on how to develop, practice, and maintain emergency plans that reflect what must be done before, during, and after a disaster to protect people and their property.

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Stay up-to-date on the spread of COVID-19 with information on symptoms, prevention, vaccine updates, a map of local cases, and how you can help.

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Resources to help agricultural business members and farms from Cornell Cooperative Extension.

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