Webinar: "New York Paid Sick Leave Mandate from a Legal and HR Perspective"
Panelists: Ed Kowalski from Ethan Allen Workforce Solutions and David Wise from Mackey, Butts & Wise
Host: Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce 
Date: November 13, 2020 at 8:30AM
Register: HERE
Update for Monday, November 2, 2020
  •  Governor Andrew Cuomo has updated the out-of-state travel rules and health advisory. The updated rules can be found in full HERE.

  • It should be noted that in the new guidelines individuals can "test out" of the mandatory 14-day quarantine beginning Wednesday, November 4. 

  • Individuals who were in a state on the travel list for more than 24-hours must: 1) Obtain a test within three days of departing a state on the restricted list. 2) Quarantine for three days upon entering New York and fill out a Traveler Health Form found HERE.  3) Obtain another COVID test on the fourth day of quarantining. If both tests come back negative, the individual is allowed to end their quarantine.
  • Individuals who were in a state on the travel list for less than 24-hours must: 1) Fill out the Traveler Health Form above. 2) Take a COVID test four days after arriving in New York.
  • It should be noted that if you are in a designated state for less than 24-hours, you do not have to quarantine for your first three days back in the state, or take a COVID test before your fourth day back in New York.
  • These requirements do not apply to individuals traveling in from Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Vermont as they are exempt from the domestic Travel Advisory.

  • Questions regarding this update can be directed to the state's Hotline at 1 (888) 364-3065, or you can submit your inquiry online HERE.
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Resources With Links
United States Small Business Administration
Federal Representatives
Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney: (845) 561-1259
Congressman Antonio Delgado: (845) 443-2930
Centers For Disease Control

Novel Coronavirus Hotline (24/7): 1-888-364-3065
New York State Government

NY Forward Reopening Information:
State Representatives
Senator Pete Harckham: (914) 241-4600
Senator Sue Serino: (845) 229-0106
Assembly Member Didi Barrett: (845) 454-1703
Assembly Member Kevin Cahill: (845) 338-9610
Assembly Member Jonathan Jacobson: (845) 562-0888
Assembly Member Kieran Lalor: (845) 221-2202
New York State Department of Labor
Dutchess County Government

Dutchess County Mental Health Hotline (24/7): (877) 485-9700
Dutchess Tourism
For updates on major attractions, lodging, and restaurants (including a list of restaurants and farms open for takeout, curbside & delivery) click here, for important information and updates (including a resource guide for County tourism-related businesses) click here.
Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce
Business News Portal:
Think Dutchess Alliance For Business
Dutchess County Workforce Investment Board
Dutchess Business Notification Network
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