Coronavirus Resources

Covid-19 Update & Resources


Travelers Must Get Tested Within Three Days Prior to Landing in New York, Quarantine for at Least Three Days Upon Arrival, and Get a Test on Day Four of Arrival 

If Travelers Receive a Negative Test On Day Four of Quarantine They May Exit Quarantine When They Receive Negative Result 

States that are Contiguous with New York Continue to Be Exempted from Quarantine Protocol — Essential Workers Also Continue to be Exempted 

Travelers Who Were Only Out of State for Less Than 24 Hours Do Not Need to Quarantine but Must Get a Test on Day Four of Arrival Back in NY

All Travelers Covered by The Advisory Must Continue to Fill Out Traveler Health Form Upon Arrival Into New York State

Overview: Reopening in Phases

Phase 4 Guidelines

The guidelines below apply to non-essential businesses in regions that are permitted to reopen, essential businesses throughout the state that were previously permitted to remain open, and commercial and recreational activities that have been permitted to operate statewide with restrictions. If guidance has not yet been published for your specific industry, but you are permitted to reopen, please refer to the NY Forward Safety Plan template.

NY Forward Business Re-Open Lookup Tool

Eligibility for reopening will be determined by health metrics for each region.

Phase Four: Open June 26, 2020

-Low-risk indoor and outdoor arts and entertainment
-Film and TV production
-Higher education
-Professional sports without fans

Phase Three: Open
-Restaurants / Food Services

Phase Two: Open
-Professional Services
-Administrative Support
-Real Estate / Rental & Leasing

Phase One: Opened May 15th Central New York, Finger Lakes, Mohawk Valley, North Country, Southern Tier and Western New York are allowed to reopen 

-Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
-Retail - (Limited to curbside or in-store pickup or drop off)
-Wholesale Trade

For help determining whether or not your business is eligible to reopen, use the reopen lookup tool. Link:

Oneida County Impacted Business Survey
Oneida County, in collaboration with Mohawk Valley EDGE, the Utica Chamber of Commerce, the Rome Chamber of Commerce, the Genesis Group and Oneida County Tourism, is conducting a survey to identify and assess the impacts of the coronavirus (COVID-19), on Oneida County businesses.

Your individual responses will remain confidential and data collected and disseminated will be aggregated. Information will be used to assist in helping to mitigate the impacts to our economy and to connect your business with the quickly evolving tools and resources you need during this challenging time.

Click here for the survey. 


Resource Tool Kit

Health & Safety Resources:
Oneida County Department of Health

New York State Department of Health

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

World Health Organization

Small Business Resources:
Small Business Administration 

NYS Small Business Development Center

NYS Attorney General

NYS Department of Labor - Unemployment

NYS Workers' Compensation Board

US Department of Labor

Travel Industry Resources:
I LOVE NY Coronavirus Resources for Travelers

US Travel Association

Destinations International