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Policies & Guidelines

Policies & Guidelines for Businesses

Stay current on guidelines and policies affecting businesses during the pandemic by regularly checking the resources below.

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Interim Guidance for Businesses and Employers

Guidance for both employers on a wide range of topics including conducting daily health checks, workplace hazard assessments, implementing social distancing policies, and more.

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All guidance documents

A searchable database of all guidance documents from the CDC.

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COVID-19 and the American Workplace

Information about paid sick leave and expanded family and medical leave provisions of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). Includes a tool to see if one qualifies for FFCRA.


NYS COVID-19 Travel Advisory

Information from NYS regarding the travel advisory enacted by Executive Order 205, requiring all travelers coming from states with significant rates of transmission of COVID-19 to quarantine for a 14-day period from the time of their last contact.


NYS's COVID-19 Micro-Cluster Strategy

New rules and restrictions directly target areas with the highest transmission of COVID-19 cases & surrounding communities. Includes guidance on this strategy and a tool to check hot-spots near you.

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City of Syracuse: Winter Dining Guidelines & Updates

Guidelines from City of Syracuse's DPW on outdoor winter dining. Includes guidance on the use of parklets, enclosures, vestibules, and patio heaters, and updates on a seasonal extension of café seating.