Reopen a Business

Phase Four Guidance: https://forward.ny.gov/phase-four-industries

Phase Three Guidance:   https://forward.ny.gov/phase-three-industries

Phase Two Industries:  https://forward.ny.gov/phase-two-industries 

Guidance for Pools & Recreational Aquatic Spray Grounds:​https://coronavirus.health.ny.gov/system/files/documents/2020/06/doh_covid19_pooladvisory_061120_0.pdf

Essential Business Guidance: https://esd.ny.gov/guidance-executive-order-2026 

General Guidance: https://forward.ny.gov/ny-forward

For detailed industry sector guidance, including business safety plan templates please visit:
https://forward.ny.gov/industries-reopening-phase

Business Safety Plan Template Link:  https://www.governor.ny.gov/sites/governor.ny.gov/files/atoms/files/NYS_BusinessReopeningSafetyPlanTemplate.pdf

Link for businesses that desire to reopen to affirm their compliance: 
https://forms.ny.gov/s3/ny-forward-affirmation

New York Forward Business Reopening Lookup Tool: 
https://www.businessexpress.ny.gov/app/nyforward

Frequently Asked Questions: 
https://esd.ny.gov/nyforward-faq

For an overview on reopening please visit: 
https://forward.ny.gov/

OSHA Guidance: 
https://www.osha.gov/Publications/OSHA3990.pdf
and
https://www.osha.gov/SLTC/covid-19/controlprevention.html