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COVID-19 Resources

RESOURCES and SUPPORT for those affected by COVID-19

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New York State Project HopeEmotional support helpline, educational materials, trusted referrals, and local provider agencies dedicated to helping New Yorkers manage and cope with changes brought on by COVID-19.

Click here for Mental Health Offices in Your County

Click here for General NYS Coronavirus information Including vaccination

Click Here for unemployment Insurance Assistant

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(315) 437-1899 or

Click here to learn about how to avoid layoffs by using the shared work program

Click here for guidance for determining whether a business enterprise is subject to a workforce reduction under recent executive orders

Read the “Finding the Right Help during the COVID-19 (coronavirus) Outbreak” article for helpful information on government benefits such as unemployment resources and healthcare coverage as well as resources for businesses and families.

Small business owners in all U.S. states, Washington D.C., and territories are currently eligible to apply for a long term low-interest loan due to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Apply online here.

The federal CARES Act was signed into law March 27, 2020. The Act provides enhanced Unemployment Insurance (UI) benefits and Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) for New Yorkers. The NYSDOL website has updated information to share:


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