Resources for Reopening Tourism and Small Businesses after COVID-19.

This area of the website is designed as a resource center with tools for our small businesses as you reopen, restart, and reinvent your businesses in tandem with the easing and lifting of governmental stay-at-home and business restriction orders. This information is constantly changing and new resources are being continually shared. If you want to make a contribution or have questions, please forward them to Together, we are stronger.

  • Check Calendar
  • Check Your Segment Update 
  • Check any new NYS Guidance or Local Guidance
Staying Up to Date (Three types of updates)
  • Weekly Update Zoom Presentation, Discussion Questions (Tuesdays at 8:30 a.m.)
  • Checkpoint Promise (Wednesday at 12:00 noon). for most recent updates.
  • Topical Educational Seminars & Recordings
Upcoming Webinar & Checkpoints as of 6/26/2020: Topic(s) Date Time RSVP View/Download
Checkpoint Promise: Go to for most recent updates     Wed, July 1 Noon - -
Weekly Webinar Recordings & Archives: Date Time RSVP View/Download
Rapid Response Recovery Team: Tourism & Small Businesses Webinar Fri, May 15 Recording Available - Presentation  |  Webinar 
Topical Webinar - Phase 2 Reopening: Barbershops, Salons, Personal Care  Tue, June 2 Recording Available - Webinar
Topical Webinar - Phase 2 Reopening: Restaurants Tue, June 2 Recording Available - Webinar
Asked and Answered: A conversation with Ontario County Public Health Thurs,  June 4 Recording Available - Webinar
Updated: 6/25/2020

Sanitation Bank and Cooperative Buying (Open):

Reopening Guidance, Sample Templates & Forms:

Local & New York State (NY Forward) Resources:

 Reopening Plans, Information & Testing Sites

Ontario County
Resources & Sample Plans:
New York State (NY Forward):
Testing Sites:
Reopening Guidance & Tools:
Employer & Employee Resources:

Industry Segment Resources:

Events & Entertainment
New York State:
Phase IV: ​
Phase II: 

Lodging, Hotels, Vacation Rental and Bed & Breakfasts

Personal Care (Spas, hairs, nails, salons, etc.)
New York State:
Phase III
Phase II

Restaurants and Food Service, Farmers Markets

Phase II
U-Pick Farms & Farmers Markets

Retail/Gift Shops/Curbside Retail

New York State: 


Higher Education, Schools, Day Care, Churches
New York State:
Schools, Day Care, Summer & Day Camps
Churches & Religious Services

Small Museums & Museums (Indoor)

Wineries, Breweries, Tasting rooms, etc.

Travel & Tourism Research & Information:

Federal Government Resources:

If you are interested in particular data and don’t see it here, give us a call at 585-394-3915 (you may have to leave a message because we’re working remotely). We’ll do some research and see what solutions and examples we can provide. You can also email your questions to