Considering the executive order initiated by Gov. Andrew Cuomo in order to prevent additional spread of coronavirus, the state’s Department of Economic Development compiled a list of …
Considering the executive order initiated by Gov. Andrew Cuomo in order to prevent additional spread of coronavirus, the state’s Department of Economic Development compiled a list of essential business and industry in order to mitigate confusion of what is considered “essential.” All forms of business outside of the parameters listed are, as of now, considered “non-essential” forms of business, and all in-office personnel functions within non-essential businesses must be ceased, as of last Sunday.
1. Essential Health Care Operations, Including:
2. Essential Infrastructure, Including:
3. Essential Manufacturing, Including:
4. Essential Retail, Including:
5. Essential Services, Including:
6. News Media
7. Financial Institutions, Including:
8. Providers of Basic Necessities to Economically Disadvantaged Populations, Including:
9. Construction, Including:
11. Essential Services Necessary to Maintain the Safety, Sanitation and Essential Operations of Residences or Other Essential Businesses, Including:
12. Vendors that Provide Essential Services or Products, Including Logistics and Technology Support, Child Care and Services:
If the function of your business is not listed above, but you believe that it is essential or it is an entity providing essential services or functions, you may request designation as an essential business.
Houses of worship are not ordered closed however it is strongly recommended no congregate services be held and social distance maintained.
Businesses and entities that provide other essen- tial services must implement rules that help facili- tate social distancing of at least six feet.
Requests by businesses to be designated an essen- tial function as described above, should only be made if they are NOT covered by the guidance.