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Monday Update 4/6/2020 3:36 PM

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April 06, 2020
MONDAY 4/6/2020 UPDATE 3:36 PM 
 
MONDAY 4-6-2020 UPDATE 3:36 PM 
  • Help Sullivan Catskills Honor our Healthcare Workers -  Information can be found HERE
 
  • In Governor Cuomo's press conference today (Monday), the governor announced the NY PAUSE measures will remain in place until at least April 29, 2020. This applies to both businesses and schools remaining closed. The fine for failure to social distance will also increase from $500 to $1,000.
 
  • The SBA has launched a new website page that is available for lenders, borrowers, and even has a search function to find local lenders participating in the Paycheck Protection Program. The page can be found HERE.
 
  • Faith based organizations are also allowed to participate in the PPP and EIDL. To see a FAQ guide specifically for faith based organizations, click HERE.
 
  • The state is still in need of PPE, and is asking any business who is willing to sell PPE to the state email COVID19supplies@exec.ny.gov.
 
  • The Department of Labor has released a temporary rule for paid leave under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act. "This exception for small businesses is only an exception from the obligation to provide paid leave to an employee who requests leave due to school or childcare closures." The rule can be found HERE.
 
  • Empire State Development has released a FAQ page on their site for businesses dealing with regulations and guidance regarding COVID-19. The FAQ page can be found HERE.
 

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