COVID-19 Resources for Local Businesses

Business help

Coronavirus – (COVID-19)
March 18, 2020 Update from Orange County
Local Business Resources

Visit Empire State Development:

For guidance for determining whether a business is subject to workforce reduction and other business resources:

Executive Orders & Temporary Suspensions:

For up-to-date information from Governor Andrew Cuomo including executive orders and temporary suspensions and modifications of laws relating to the coronavirus:

Register Your Business for Relief:

Any Hudson Valley business (delis, restaurants, small businesses, etc.) impacted by the coronavirus should call (845) 802-9150 or email: to register for relief.

For Specific Questions Regarding Your Operations:

Business owners can contact the Orange County Department of Health with specific questions regarding their operations: (845) 291-2330

Small Business Owners:

Small business owners can direct questions to the Orange County Office of Economic Development: (845) 360-0231 or visit their website:

Orange County Crisis Number:

Please call the Orange County Crisis Number at 1-800-832-1200 for mental health support or issues and questions or assistance about obtaining supplies such as food or prescriptions. 

Price Gouging:

If you suspect price gouging, please call Orange County Consumer Affairs: (845) 360-6700