May 20, 2020 TSC Business Resource - Reopening Guidlines
CT, MA and NY Reopening Guidelines
As of Tuesday, May 19th 2020, here are the latest and greatest links to help you, your employees and your business reopen in a safe and strong way, divided by the three states we serve: Connecticut, Massachusetts and New York.

Please take the time to research the steps required for your business location.
Please feel free to share this information with other business owners and neighbors.


To Re-Open Your Business
Connecticut businesses will be allowed to reopen in planned phases. But before you can open your doors, you must self-certify that you are following strict safety guidelines to keep your employees and customers safe.
Commonwealth of Massachusetts
On May 18. Massachusetts Governor Baker announced more details about the state’s reopening plan. Manufacturing and construction business, along with places of worship, can reopen immediately with strict guidelines in place. On May 25, some office spaces and service businesses, including salons, as well some recreational spaces, including beaches, can reopen with restrictions. Retail businesses can offer curbside pickup and remote fulfillment starting Memorial Day.
New York State
New York will re-open on a regional basis as each region meets the criteria necessary to protect public health as businesses reopen. NY’s Mid-Hudson region (which includes Dutchess County) has succeeded at 4 out of the 7 metrics needed to reopen, as of May 18.
For more info:

Restarting Dutchess also offers specific information for Dutchess County, NY:

The Capital Region, which includes Columbia County has information here:

Reopening Resources

White House Guidelines for Opening Up America Again:

FEMA Planning Considerations for Organizations in Reconstituting Operations During the COVID-19 Pandemic

CDC Reopening Guidance for Cleaning and Disinfecting Public Spaces, Workplaces, Businesses, Schools, and Homes:

OSHA Reopening Guidance For Employers and Employees:

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