Update for Wednesday,
November 25, 2020
  • New guidance has been released for all food establishments in the state. Businesses who fall into this category are required to read the guidance and complete the affirmation linked at the bottom of the page. You can find the guidance HERE.

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has released seven resources for businesses to use regarding the Small Business Administration's Paycheck Protection Program. They are as follows:

  • An article explaining PPP loan forgiveness found HERE.

  • A FAQ on the SBA's PPP loan forgiveness found HERE.

  • A guide to tax implications of PPP loans found HERE.

  • A tutorial video on how to generally apply for PPP loan forgiveness found HERE.

  • A tutorial video on how to apply for PPP forgiveness for loans less than $50,000 found HERE.

  • A walk through article and video on how to apply for PPP loan forgiveness if you are self-employed found HERE.

  • A video on the timeline you should be following when applying for PPP loan forgiveness found HERE.
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If you have any questions regarding the information in this notification or any other business related concerns and suggestions, please email Contact@DutchessBNN.com. Please do NOT contact elected officials regarding information in this email as they are currently inundated with handling the government response to this crisis. This network was created to help coordinate responses and share the burden, and we ask that you please contact us with any questions or concerns so our elected officials can focus on their task at hand. Thank you for your continued support through this time.
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: https://forward.ny.gov/
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: https://www.dcrcoc.org/news
Think Dutchess Alliance For Business
Dutchess County Workforce Investment Board
Dutchess Business Notification Network
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