COVID-19 Updates and Information

Steuben County IDA continues to partner with our local, regional, state, and federal partners to provide the most up-to-date information and resources concerning the effects of COVID-19 on the business community.  Some useful tools are listed below.  Questions and comments can be emailed to scida@steubencountyida.com.

Emergency Relief Loan Program – Please click here for information about the loan program for Steuben County businesses.

Daily Updates

January 14, 2021 – PPP First and Second Draw information

January 11, 2021 – Raising the Bar Restaurant Recovery Fund

January 8, 2021 – Additional PPP guidance from SBA

January 7, 2021 – New PPP guidance released

January 5, 2021 – Restaurant Recovery Fund

January 4, 2021 – Details of 2nd stimulus bill

December 22, 2020 2:30 pm – Coronavirus relief package approved

December 16, 2020 4:00 pm – Vaccine distribution and retail business assistance

December 2, 2020 3:00 pm – Message from Jack Wheeler

December 1, 2020 8:30 am – Winter Plan

Reopening Guidance

Helpful Documents

Agriculture Resources

Agricultural Q and A

Business Mentor NY guide

Cleaning and Disinfection of Food Manufacturing Facilities or Food Retail Stores

Economic Injury Disaster Loan – ESD guidance

Economic Injury Disaster Loan – ESD slides

Empire State Digital

Executive Order 202.16

Main Street New Loan Program – guidelines

Main Street Expanded Loan Program – guidelines

New York Forward Loan Fund – FAQ

NYS Shared Work Program

Paycheck Protection Program – Application Form revised Jan. 8, 2021

Paycheck Protection Program – Second Draw Overview released Jan. 8, 2021

Paycheck Protection Program – As Amended by the Economic Aid Act  released Jan. 6, 2021

Paycheck Protection Program – Second Draw Loans  released Jan. 6, 2021

Guidance on Accessing Capital for Minority, Underserved, Veteran, and Women-Owned Businesses  released Jan. 6, 2021

Paycheck Protection Program – US Chamber Guide to Loan Forgiveness

Paycheck Protection Program – Interim Final Rule for loans $50,000 and less

Paycheck Protection Program – Loan Forgiveness Application Instructions for loans $50,000 and less

Paycheck Protection Program – Loan Forgiveness Application for loans $50,000 and less

Paycheck Protection Program – Loan Forgiveness Application

Raising the NYS Bar Restaurant Recovery Program

Useful Web Sites

Resource Topic Website
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Cleaning and disinfecting guidelines https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/reopen-guidance.html
Department of Labor Shared Work Program https://www.labor.ny.gov/ui/dande/sharedwork1.shtm
Department of Labor Unemployment benefits information https://www.labor.ny.gov/ui/cares-act.shtm
Department of Taxation and Finance Sales tax filing https://www.tax.ny.gov/press/alerts/sales-tax-relief-for-covid-19.htm
Empire State Development (ESD) Various information for businesses in New York State https://esd.ny.gov/
Empire State Digital Assistance in creating an online presence https://esd.ny.gov/empire-state-digital
Federal Reserve Main Street Lending Program https://www.federalreserve.gov/monetarypolicy/main.htm
Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Employee Retention Credit https://www.irs.gov/coronavirus/employee-retention-credit
International Economic Development Council (IEDC) Reopening plans https://restoreyoureconomy.org/index.php
New York Forward Loan Fund New loan fund https://esd.ny.gov/nyforwardloans-info
New York State Travel advisory https://coronavirus.health.ny.gov/home
Small Business Administration (SBA) Economic Injury Disaster Loan https://www.sba.gov/funding-programs/loans/coronavirus-relief-options/economic-injury-disaster-loan-emergency-advance
Small Business Administration (SBA) Small business loan resources and guidance https://www.sba.gov/page/coronavirus-covid-19-small-business-guidance-loan-resources
Small Business Development Center (SBDC) News and resources for small business owners http://www.nyssbdc.org/covid19response.html
U.S. Chamber of Commerce Emergency loans guide and checklist https://pursuitlending.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/PPP-Summary-U.S.-Chamber-of-Commerce.pdf