|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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