Coronavirus Resources

There are a number of local, State and Federal resources to help guide businesses during the current economic slowdown brought on by the Coronavirus pandemic. We will update these resources as more information and additional programs become available.

The Small Business Administration has created a Guidance Page for Businesses and Employers to Plan and Respond to Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)

Other resources include the following links

Coronavirus News for Business

What’s in the $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus bill

Cuomo Calls off ‘Non-Essential’ Construction Statewide

Binghamton offers no-interest loans to small businesses during coronavirus crisis

Our community needs help during the COVID-19 crisis: Here’s how to boost small businesses

Cuomo Orders Hospitals to Increase Capacity

Trump will use Defense Production Act to secure thousands of test kits

New York state agrees to waive fines for businesses that miss sales tax deadline

Businesses Deemed Essential Amid Work Reduction Mandate

Empire State Development – FAQ for Determining Whether a Business is Subject to Workforce Reduction

DHS announces ‘essential travel’ categories

FEMA: President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for New York

Executive Order No. 202.9: Continuing Temporary Suspension and Modification of Laws Relating to the Disaster Emergency

    • Governor Cuomo has put NY State on PAUSE. All non-essential workers are directed to work from home, and everyone is required to maintain a 6-foot distance from others in public.


Emergency COVID-19 Paid Sick Leave

CHART: COVID-19 Relief Available to Workers Under Federal Law

CHART: COVID-19 Relief Available to Workers Under New York State Law

Mortgage Payment Halt

Summary of Amendments to the Families First Coronavirus Response Act on Paid Leave and Health Care

U.S. Department of Labor Announces Availability of up to $100 Million in National Health Emergency Dislocated Worker Grants in Response to COVID-19 Outbreak


NY Small Business Development Center at Binghamton University

Broome County

Broome County Confirmed COVID-19 Cases Map


Empire State Development Resource Guide to COVID-19 SBA Disaster Loans

Guidance for New York State Businesses Related to COVID-19

NYS Department of Health Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information Page

NYS Department of Labor – Unemployment Insurance

NYS Department of Labor – Rapid Response Services

NYS Updates on Coronavirus


US Small Business Administration – Disaster Loan Application*

*Please note you still need to submit online but this form will serve as a reference piece before applying

IRS: Tax Relief Resources

US Small Business Administration – Fact Sheet – Economic Injury Disaster Loans

US Chamber of Commerce – Combating the Coronavirus

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CDC Coronavirus (COVID-10) Update

CDC Interim Guidance for Businesses and Employers

CDC COVID-19 Guide for Schools, Workplaces & Community Locations

CDC Large Event Planning Interim Guidance for COVID-19

White House Updates on Coronavirus

Webinars, presentations and podcasts

SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans Application Presentation

SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan Basics Recording 3/24

Applying for SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loan Using the Disaster Loan Application Portal (DLAP) Recording 3/25

BBB Webinar – Ask the Experts: Coronavirus Response and Your Business

Empire State Development: COVID-19 SBA Disaster Loans Informational PowerPoint

Hinman, Howard & Kattell, LLP Slides on COVID-19 Labor & Employment Updates, 3/19/2020

Coughlin & Gerhart Slides on Labor & Employment Issues: COVID-19, 3/19/2020

Business Council of NYS PP Presentation on “Impact of the Coronavirus on Employers”

Business Council’s CONNECT Podcast: State and Federal Paid Sick Leave Laws

Business Council of NYS Presentation: Leave Management: Impact of the Coronavirus on Employers

Art Organization & Non-profit Resources

COVID-19 Information & Relief for Arts

COVID-19 Resources for Nonprofits

Other Resources

The Business Council’s ‘Business to Business’ Page

    • This forum allows businesses to share company policy changes, strategies and ideas to help one another navigate COVID-19


Johns Hopkins – Coronavirus Disease 2019 vs. the Flu

Johns Hopkins – Real-time COVID-19 Global Tracking & Interactive Dashboard

OSHA Guidance: Getting the Workplace Ready for COVID-19

EEOC Guidance: Pandemic Preparedness and the ADA

Cases by the Numbers

Remote Working Tools & Resources

5 Tips for Staying Productive and Mentally Healthy While You’re Working From Home

How to Work From Home: 20 Tips From People Who Do It Successfully

The Ultimate List of Virtual Team Technology Tools [2020 Update]

The 9 best online collaboration tools for remote workers

Working in a coronavirus world: Strategies and tools for staying productive

Telecommuting amid coronavirus: Best tech tools for you and the kids to work from home

Staples – Workplace Essentials for Working Remotely

Chamber Member Restaurants Offering Takeout and/or Delivery

RestaurantPhone NumberWebsite
A Tavolo Italian Restaurant
*4:30 pm - 7 pm
(607) 677-0067
Antonio’s Bar & Trattoria
*4 pm – 8 pm
(607) 748-6269
Baked Euphoria Cakes & Pastries(607) 239-6718
Binghamton Garage, LLC(607) 217-7464
Broadway Diner(607) 658-1002
CopperTop Tavern(607) 729-0164
Cortese Restaurant(607) 723-6477
Cracker Barrel(607) 722-5006
Craft Bar & Kitchen(607) 217-5276
Dos Rios Cantina(607) 235-5322
Food & Fire BBQ - Taphouse(607) 296-0010
Gance’s Catering
*Fish fry 12-5 Thursday and Fridays through Lent at Nimmonsburg UMC (918 Front Street Binghamton)
(607) 779-1779
Irish Kevins(607) 237-0188
Little Venice Restaurant, Inc.(607) 724-2513
McGirk's Irish Pub(607) 648-9988
Michelangelo's Pizzeria & Restaurant
*Mon – Thurs 11 am – 8 pm, Fri 11 am – 9 pm, Sun 12 pm – 8 pm
(607) 724-4045
Nirchi's Pizza(607) 772-9745
Number 5 Restaurant(607) 723-0555
Olive Garden(607) 748-5840
Phantom Chef
*Carry out family meals available 11 am – 1 pm Tuesdays and Thursdays
(607) 765-2408
P.S. Restaurant(607) 770-0056
Red Lobster Restaurants(607) 754-3787
Remlik's Grille & Oyster Bar
*Tues – Sat 4 pm – 8 pm
(607) 217-4513
Sake-Tumi Inc.(607) 238-1771
Social on State
*4 pm – 10 pm
(607) 296-4017
South City Publick House(607) 723-1403
The Colonial
*11 am – 11 pm
(607) 238-7741
TravelCenters of America – Country Pride Restaurant
*6 am – 11 pm
(607) 775-3500
Waterman’s Distillery
*12pm -7 pm
(607) 258-0274

Chamber Member Businesses Still providing services


3i Graphics & Signs, Inc.
ACCORD, A Center for Dispute Resolution, Inc.
ADEC Solutions
Air Temp Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc.
American Cancer Society
Appolo Heating, Inc.
Aswad & Ingraham
Audio Classics Ltd.
B. W. Elliott Manufacturing Co., Inc.
Baked Euphoria Cakes & Pastries
Binghamton Housing Authority
Binghamton-Ithaca Express, Inc.
Burke Pest Control
Century Sunrise Development
Clipper Magazine
Computer Emergency Room
Cornerstone Family Healthcare
Courtyard by Marriott – Binghamton
Crowley Fabricating & Machining Co., Inc.
Cruise Planners – Mary May
Curcio Printing
Disaster Clean-Up
Drain Brain of NYPA
Edward Jones – Christopher Curry – Financial Advisor
Empire Plastics, Inc.
Empower Federal Credit Union
Endicott Coil Co., Inc.
Endicott Research Group, Inc.
Evans Plumbing & Heating, Inc.
Express Employment Professionals
F. P. Kane Construction Company, Inc.
Family Planning of So. Central NY, Inc.
First General of Southern NY, Inc.
Good Shepherd Communities
Greater Binghamton Airport
Gregg’s Market Place
Grey Goose Graphics
Healthwear Rental
Hillcrest Collision Carstar
Idea Kraft
IOA Northeast
JDRF of Central New York
Jesan Sorrells, LLC – Human Services Consulting and Training
John Hart Studios
LoHi Park Media
M.B.Yonaty Development, LLC.
Merrill Lynch Pierce Fenner & Smith
Northeastern Striping
Novel Studios
Overhead Door Co. of Binghamton
Phantom Chef LLC
Pierce Creek Realty & Development
Riger Marketing Communications
Robert S. Beehm, Attorney at Law
Ruth Henneman Coaching & Consulting LLC
Sam’s Club #6366
Sanzo Specialties
Southern Tier Sewing Center
Stafkings of Binghamton, Inc.
Stephen Donnelly & Associates
Taylor Garbage Service
Travel Centers of America
Tully Rinckey PLLC
United Healthcare Community Plan
United Methodist Homes
Walmart #1835
Walmart #5732 JC
Warren Real Estate of Greater Binghamton


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