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Posted on Mar 16th, 2020

Highlight/Resources for Businesses affected by Covid-19

Binghamton Business News

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, it is available at

Other resources include the following links:



Get Involved:How Can you Help

Essential Businesses 

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

NYS Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information Page

The Business Council’s ‘Business to Business’ Page


The Small Business Owner’s Guide to the CARES Act

Interim Guidance for Businesses and Employers

CDC Preventing COVID-19 Spread in Communities

CDC Large Event Planning Interim Guidance

Other Resources

Johns Hopkins – Coronavirus Disease 2019 vs. the Flu
Johns Hopkins – Real-time COVID-19 Global Tracking & Interactive Dashboard
U.S. Chamber of Commerce Coronavirus Information Page
U.S. Chamber of Commerce Coronavirus (COVID-19) Workplace Tips for Employees
U.S. Chamber of Commerce Guidance for Employers to Plan and Respond to Coronavirus
OSHA Guidance: Getting the Workplace Ready for COVID-19
EEOC Guidance: Pandemic Preparedness and the ADA

For more information, please contact The Agency Broome County IDA/LDC directly by calling 607.584.9000 or emailing