A phased reopening of the Southern Tier, which includes Tompkins County, began on May 15th and will progress as follows:
- Phase 1 – Construction, Manufacturing and wholesale supply chain, Curbside pick-up service for Retail, and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting
- Phase 2 – Professional Services, Finance and Insurance, Retail, Administrative Support and Real Estate/Rental Leasing
- Phase 3 – Restaurants/Food services and Hotels/Accommodations
- Phase 4 – Arts/Entertainment/Recreation, Education
It is anticipated that at least 14 days will follow each phase.
Industry Guidelines for Phase One Reopening are now available
The site includes a link for businesses to read and affirm detailed guidelines, and a printable business safety plan template.
Business owners must read the “Detailed Guidelines” for their industries and provide their digital signature affirming they have read and understand the document.
More details on the four phases and specific types of businesses can also be found at the above link.