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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information and Resources

The Fulton Montgomery Regional Chamber of Commerce is committed and dedicated to providing resources for our members and region. We will continue to update you with the latest information regarding the COVID-19. 

*Last updated on June 21, 2021*

Governor Cuomo Announces COVID-19 Restrictions Lifted as 70% of Adult New Yorkers Have Received First Dose of COVID-19 Vaccine

State's COVID-19 Restrictions and New York Forward Industry Guidance Lifted Across Commercial Settings, including Retail, Food Services, Offices, Gyms and Fitness Centers, Amusement and Family Entertainment, Hair Salons, Barber Shops, Personal Care Services, Among Others

Unvaccinated Individuals Responsible for Continuing to Wear a Mask, Per Federal CDC Guidance

Large-Scale Indoor Events Venues, Pre-K to 12 Schools, Public Transit, Homeless Shelters, Correctional Facilities, Nursing Homes and Health Care Settings Must Still Adhere to Existing COVID-19 Health Protocols Per CDC Guidelines

 

Please find below the latest update from Governor Cuomo:

LAST UPDATED: JULY 29, 2021 AT 12:45 PM
What You Need to Know
  • On June 24, 2021 New York State ended the state disaster emergency declared on March 7, 2020 to fight COVID-19.
  • COVID-19 restrictions are now lifted, as 70% of adults have received their first dose of the vaccine. New York State’s health guidance and industry specific guidelines are now optional across commercial and social settings.
  • The Open Enrollment Period for uninsured New Yorkers has been extended through December 31, 2021. New Yorkers can apply for coverage through NY State of Health or directly through insurers.
  • Health care workers can text NYFRONTLINE to 741-741 to access 24/7 emotional support services.
  • Any New Yorker can call the COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline at 1-844-863-9314 for mental health counseling.

COVID-19 Pandemic Small Business Recovery Grant Program

NYS COVID-19 Pandemic Small Business Recovery Grant Program Applications Now Open— The Fulton Montgomery Regional Chamber of Commerce is the designated partner with the Chamber Alliance of New York State for the administration of this grant for the Mohawk Valley Region. Please contact Mark Kilmer at (518) 725-0641 or email at president@fultonmontgomeryny.org.

 

Restaurant Revitalization Fund

This program provides emergency assistance for eligible restaurants, bars, and other qualifying businesses impacted by COVID-19.

The American Rescue Plan Act established the Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF) to provide funding to help restaurants and other eligible businesses keep their doors open. This program will provide restaurants with funding equal to their pandemic-related revenue loss up to $10 million per business and no more than $5 million per physical location. Recipients are not required to repay the funding as long as funds are used for eligible uses no later than March 11, 2023.

 

COVID-19 Resources

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) 

 

COVID-19 Vaccine

 

County Health Offices

 

New York State Resources 

 

PPE Suppliers

 

U.S. Chamber of Commerce

 

U.S. Department of Labor

 

U.S. Small Business Administration

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