|Restaurants, bars and cafes will be closed as of 8PM Monday, March 16, 2020 with activity limited only to delivery and take-out services, as per NYC Mayor and NY State Governor guidance.|
Gyms, theaters and entertainment venues are also closed.Crowd capacity for social gatherings is limited to 50 people.
Support measures available at this moment from NYC Department of Small Business Services include:
1) NYC Employee Retention Grant Program:Small businesses with 1-4 employees that saw a 25% decrease in revenue due to COVID-19, may be eligible to receive a grant to cover 40% of payroll costs for 2 months to help retain employees.
2) NYC Small Business Continuity Fund:Businesses with less than 100 employees who experienced sales decreases of 25% or more will be eligible for zero interest loans up to $75,000, to mitigate profit loss.
Check here the full Guidance for Business Owners from the NYC Department of Small Business Services.
If you own a business that started feeling the economic impact of consumer behavior due to COVID-19, SIGN-UP to receive updated information about business assistance regarding COVID-19.
This is a rapidly changing situation. Always visit the NYC Health website for more up-to-date information, including FAQs for employers.Additional resources to help your business, customers and the community stay safe and help prevent the spread of COVID-9: NYC Ready Business emergency Planning List, CDC Business Pandemic Influenza Planning List, NYC SBS Information for Business Owners.
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