Coronavirus Small Business Guide

Our guide for businesses impacted by coronavirus disruption. Updated regularly with new resources to assist you and your business.

We are here for you.

The coronavirus pandemic is affecting our local business community in many ways.  Information changes quickly and we are working to bring you the best, most reliable resources to help you navigate this challenging time.

If you’re checking back with us, here are the most recent updates our staff have made to the Guide:

  • Reopening Guidance and Resources

    Guidance from local, regional, and state partners with resources and services for your business and workforce: New York Forward– New… more »
  • Financial Resources

    Links to local, state, and federal loan programs to assist your business or nonprofit organization. COVID-19 Emergency Microloan Program– Cayuga… more »
  • Business Resources

    Links to local, regional, state, and federal resources for your business or nonprofit organization. LOCAL/REGIONAL Remote workspaces– Commonplace Auburn WorkSpaces… more »
  • Industry Specific Resources

    List of guidance and resources for reopening businesses based on industry. Agriculture Rural Development USDA: Rural Development COVID-19 Response Cornell Small… more »
  • Workforce and Employment

    Information about unemployment benefits and programs relating to workforce. Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN)– NYS Department of Labor (For businesses… more »
  • General Health and Safety Info

    Links to local, state, federal guidance, updates, and information regarding COVID-19. LOCAL/REGIONAL Cayuga County Vaccine Clinic Registration – Find out… more »
  • Guidance from our Chamber Members

    Helpful tools and guidance from members of the Cayuga County Chamber of Commerce. Employer Preparedness Toolkit– ADP COVID-19 Resource Center… more »