As COVID-19 reaches across New York State, we are committed to providing you with the most up to date information as we receive it. We know you have a lot of questions and we are doing our best to make sure you have the information you need.

Here is a current list of resources for the business community.


Industries Reopening by Phase​

Generic Business Plan Template

Retail Trade   - Guidelines - Plan template

Construction  - Guidelines - Plan template

Wholesale Trade  - Guidelines - Plan template

Download and print SIGNS

Empire State Development Corporation Updates Guidance on Essential Businesses

City of Long Beach latest COVID19 info

City of Long Beach Business Resource page

Nassau County Resources

NYS Resources


US Chambers of Commerce Small Business Loans

Guide to Financial Aid (the Cares Act)

TD BANK offers Line of Credit

    Fact Sheet
    Application Form

Economic Injury Disaster Advance Loan

GRANTS for NonProfits
    application instructions

SBA: Small businesses that are struggling financially as a result of the COVID-19 crisis may be able to access low-interest loans through the Small Business Administration's Disaster Loans Program.

SBA Power Point How to Apply for Assistance Loans ​

New York Department of Financial Services, with FAQ's and information regarding Business Interruption Coverage  

Coronavirus-related paid leave for workers and tax credits for small and midsize businesses

NY Attorney General COVID-19 Application For Suspension of Debt Collection Activity:

Submission form from ESD for COVID-19-Related Business Questions:  

Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) was created as part of the recently enacted $2.2 trillion federal economic relief legislation to help certain unemployed persons impacted by COVID-19. This program offers temporary unemployment assistance to those who are unemployed, partially employed or unable to work because of COVID-19 and are not currently eligible for regular unemployment benefits.These benefits may last for a period of up to 39 weeks.

To view a list of scenarios under which an individual may or may not be eligible for PUA, click here 

It's important to note that if you have the ability to telework with pay or are receiving paid sick leave or other paid leave benefits, you will not be eligible for Pandemic Unemployment Assistance.
Note that filing days for PUA are based on the first letter of your last name.  For more information, visit
To apply,  


COVID-19 Updates from City of Long Beach

Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) UPDATES from NY State

MOUNT SINAI SOUTH NASSAU covid-19 information

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All businesses and counties are advised to reach out to their regional ESD office ( ) and DHSES ( ). They will be coordinating, assisting, and communicating once NYS has received its approval.




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