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Phase One Businesses In Eligible Re-Opening Regions

The Cuomo administration has released a detailed list of businesses that will be able to operate in Phase One of the re-opening effort as soon as the regions in which they are located meet the threshold requirements in testing, tracking, and hospital admission rates/ICU availability.

The Phase One businesses include limited construction; manufacturing; agriculture, fishing, forestry and hunting (that had not already been deemed essential and operating during the "PAUSE"); some retail - for curbside pickup only; and wholesale trade.

Additional details can be found here. All four phases can be found below.

The administration is calling on businesses to implement a series of safety precautions to protect both employees and customers alike - everything from reducing workplace density to requiring masks if people are in frequent close contact to screening workers and reporting on any positive Covid-19 cases.

Phase One

  • Construction (includes nonessential and residential building construction)

  • Manufacturing

  • Retail - Curbside Pickup (wide-range including florists, clothing stores)

  • Wholesale Trade

  • Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting

Phase Two

  • Professional Services

  • Retail

  • Administrative Support

  • Real Estate / Rental & Leasing

Phase Three

  • Restaurants / Food Services

Phase Four

  • Arts / Entertainment / Recreation

  • Education

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