As small business owners across Delaware County are grappling with the current and potential impacts associated with COVID-19, the Chamber staff continues to track the latest developments from healthcare agencies, local, state, and federal officials, and our business association partners. 

Following are articles, information, and tools you can share with your staff and use for your company. We will continue to update this list as conditions change and we learn more.


COVID-19 Safety and Health Standards, Control & Prevention

An overview of information for workers and employers about the evolving coronavirus outbreak. Includes links to OSHA standards, control and prevention, by Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)

Coronavirus Resource Page

Summary of Bipartisan Agreement on “CARES” Act
Released Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Resource pages by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, including links to Resilience in a Box and Disaster Preparedness and Recovery Quick Guides.

SBA Disaster Assistance
The U.S. Small Business Administration is offering designated states and territories low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital to small businesses suffering substantial economic injury as a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19).

SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program

Disaster Assistance Resources

Empire State Development (New York State)

Not certain if you are an “essential business”? Look here:

New York State Liquor Authority
COVID-19 Guidance on Restrictions, To-Go & Delivery, and Q & A

Small Business Development Center (SBDC)

New York State Department of Labor

Find guidance on unemployment benefits and employer obligations.


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (federal)

This is an emerging, rapidly evolving situation and CDC will provide updated information as it becomes available, in addition to updated guidance.

About Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Situation Summary (CDC)

Interim Guidance for Businesses and Employers to Plan and Respond to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Prevention and Treatment

Coronavirus Communication Resources
Free resources including video, fact sheets, and posters.

New York State Department of Health

Latest information on New York State announcements, executive orders, and guidance.

Delaware County Public Health Services

Phone: 607-832-5200

Stay current on conditions in Delaware County.

The information provided here does not, and is not intended to, constitute legal or medical advice. All information, content, and materials on this site are for general informational purposes only. This webpage contains links to third-party websites as a convenience to the reader, and may contain inaccurate information.