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Small Business Development Center

BOAC COVID-19 Initiatives 

Campolo Middleton McCormick LLP Coronavirus Resource Hub

Falcon Rappaport & Berkman PLLC COVID-19 Task Force Updates on SBA (PPP & EIDL Programs)

Article: How COVID-19 Is Changing Global Business

Project Work with Stony Brook Students

Guerrilla Marketing Student-Run Ad Agency

US Chamber of Commerce Tool Kit

Paycheck Protection Program

New York Council of Nonprofits

Federal Reserve Bank of New York

Restaurant Opportunities Center United

Restaurant Workers Community Foundation  resources

- Business Impact Survey
- Suffolk County's Business Recovery Plan
- Information on Suffolk County's Business Recovery Unit
- Operational Restrictions/Closures for Employers
- Employer Resources
- Workforce Support Links

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

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

IEDC Resources for Economic Development Planning and Recovery

Sign up for the latest COVID-19 updates from New York State

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. 

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.

Guidance on Executive Order 202.6

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

New York Declaration 1636 Fact Sheet Loans

Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Employee Paid Leave Rights and Employer Paid Leave Requirements 
The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) requires certain employers to provide employees with paid sick leave or expanded family and medical leave for specified reasons related to COVID-19. The Department of Labor’s (Department) Wage and Hour Division (WHD) administers and enforces the new law’s paid leave requirements. These provisions will apply from the effective date through December 31, 2020.

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is prepared to assist the nation in a time of crisis to the very best of its capabilities. USACE is working with the White House, Department of Defense, and other Federal, State, and Local partners in response to the COVID-19 Pandemic. If you are interested in doing business with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the first step is to register within the System for Award Management (SAM).

More information about contracting with USACE 

Information about their Small Business Program 

If you are interested in providing build out or retrofit of existing facilities into Alternative Care Facilities please send your Capability Statement to

Additional Links and Resources

Property questionnaire for those with properties that may be suitable for hospital expansion

To request emergency supplies from FRES

Updated Guidance from NYSESD regarding essential businesses 


New York State Office of Mental Health Emotional Support Line
The Emotional Support Line provides free and confidential support, helping callers experiencing increased anxiety due to the coronavirus emergency. The Help Line is staffed by volunteers, including mental health professionals, who have received training in crisis counseling. For FREE emotional support, consultation, and referral to a provider, call 1-844-863-9314.

New York State Office of Mental Health Crisis Hotlines and Support Services

Stony Brook University Hospital "Coronavirus Crisis Challenge" fundraisingwith $750,000 matching funds from the Della Pietra Family and the Clarkson and Heintzelman Family.

If you are concerned about CO19 and would like to take an online assessment.