Policies & Guidelines for Businesses
Stay current on guidelines and policies affecting businesses during the pandemic by regularly checking the resources below.
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.
All guidance documents
A searchable database of all guidance documents from the CDC.
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.
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.