Coronavirus/COVID-19 Resources for Business

Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce provides the following links for businesses to make informed decisions and undertake responsible, fact-based planning for continuity during the Coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic. Have a question or need support? Click here to send us an email.

Federal Coronavirus Aid, Recovery, and Economic Stimulus (CARES) Act

CARES Act Relief Package Executive Summary and FAQs

Small Business Owner's Guide to the CARES Act

Small Business Provisions in Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act

View entries or post on the Rochester Chamber Coronavirus/COVID-19 Business Bulletin Board

Federal, State, and Local Financial Assistance

U.S. Small Business Administration: New York Businesses Declared Eligible to Apply for Economic Injury Disaster Loans

SBA: Economic Injury Disaster Loans Fact Sheet

SBA: Disaster Loan Assistance

Internal Revenue Service: Coronavirus Tax Relief

New York State Department of Labor: Shared Work Program Partial Unemployment Insurance Benefits

City of Rochester: Kiva Crowdfunded Small Business Loans

Monroe County: Emergency Small Business Support Program Loans

Federal Business Resources

U.S. Small Business Administration: Guidance for Businesses and Employers to Plan and Respond to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Internal Revenue Service: Coronavirus Tax Relief

FEMA: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic: Eligible Emergency Protective Measures

OSHA Coronavirus Page

U.S. Department of Labor: Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Questions and Answers

U.S. Department of Labor: Public Health Emergencies and the Fair Labor Standards Act Questions and Answers

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission: What You Should Know About the ADA, the Rehabilitation Act, and COVID-19

Federal Health Resources

Centers for Disease Control Coronavirus Resource Page

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

CDC: Coronavirus Frequently Asked Questions

CDC: Coronavirus Handouts and Posters

CDC: Environmental Cleaning and Disinfection Recommendations

CDC: Coronavirus Prevention and Treatment

CDC: Personal Nonpharmaceutical Interventions: Everyday Preventive Actions

FDA: COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions

FDA: COVID-19 Food Safety for Industry

Department of Homeland Security Pandemic Guidance

World Health Organization Coronavirus Resources

State Business Resources

Empire State Development: Guidance for Determining Whether a Business Enterprise is Subject to a 100% Workforce Reduction

Empire State Development: Frequently Asked Questions for Determining Whether a Business is Subject to a Workforce Reduction

Empire State Development: Request for Designation as an Essential Business

Empire State Development: COVID-19 Resources

Empire State Development: Submit Your COVID-19-Related Questions

Empire State Development: Guidelines on the Supply and Manufacture of Medical Personal Protective Equipment

New York State Department of Labor: Shared Work Program Partial Unemployment Insurance Benefits

New York Small Business Development Center: COVID-19 Resources

New York Paid Family Leave COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions

State Health Resources

New York State Department of Health Coronavirus Resources

Sign Up for New York State Coronavirus Updates

Retired Doctors and Other Health Care Professionals are Needed for COVID-19 Response

Local Health Resources

Monroe County Health Department Coronavirus Updates

Advice from Law Firms

Nixon Peabody: Coronavirus Resources for Employers

Woods Oviatt Gilman: COVID-19 Crisis Resources

Underberg & Kessler: COVID-19 Resources for Employers, Health Care Providers, and Others

Pullano & Farrow: Coronavirus Legal Updates

Coronavirus Resources for Employers

Harris Beach: Coronavirus Resources for Employers

Berardi Immigration Law: DHS Announces Form I-9 Requirement Flexibility

Academic Institutions and Health Care Providers

Rochester Regional Health: Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

University of Rochester: Novel Coronavirus Resources and Updates

Planning and Preparation

Benefits, Financial, and Consulting

USI: Responding to Public Health Emergencies

Google: $800M+ to Support Small Businesses and Crisis Response

Relph Benefit Advisors: Coronavirus Resource Center

KPMG: COVID-19: How CEOs can respond to the crisis and build a resilient future

J.P. Morgan: Managing Through Uncertain TImes

Bond Benefits Consulting: Coronavirus Testing in New York and Other FAQs

Benefit News: Growing Concerns of Coronavirus Should Spur Plans, Not Panic, in the Workplace

Gallagher: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic Preparedness

McKinsey & Co.: COVID-19: Implications for Business

Socialgist: Remote Readiness: Managing Work from Home Video

CypherWorx Course: COVID-19: What You Need to Know

Business Associations

U.S. Chamber of Commerce: Combating the Coronavirus

Human Resources

Complete Payroll: COVID-19 Resources for Employers

SHRM: Trump Signs Coronavirus Relief Bill with Paid Leave Mandate

ESI: Coronavirus: What Employers Need to Know

Alera Group: Congress Passes Families First Coronavirus Response Act

Required Poster for Covered Employers: Families First Coronavirus Response Act

Rochester Chamber Human Resources Helpline

Public Relations and Communications

PRSA: Crisis Communications Resources

Dixon Schwabl: Coronavirus Communication Tips

PR Daily: How Brand Managers Should Address Coronavirus

Mower: Five Communications and Operational Tips for Companies to Prepare for the Coronavirus

Tipping Point Communications: COVID-19 Response Support

Community Services

RochesterWorks!: Portal for Employers and Job Seekers

Visit Rochester: Travel, Tourism, and Hospitality Industry Resources

imPowr Community Needs Exchange Matchmaking Portal

United Way and Rochester Area Community Foundation Community Crisis Fund

United Way Volunteer and In-kind Donations Response for COVID-19

Wegmans: Healthy, Affordable Meal Planning Guidance

Social Services

Rochester Childfirst Network Offers Childcare Services

Child Care Council Offers Assistance to Families Seeking Services

Rochester Area Community Foundation: COVID-19 Resources