Columbia Comeback is a county-wide initiative to help businesses safely and successfully reopen in alignment with New York State’s reopening guidelines.

The Columbia Comeback committee was tasked by the Columbia County Board of Supervisors Chairman, Matt Murell, to guide the implementation of the Governor’s phased reopening guidelines and to help county businesses navigate and succeed in the new normal.

Columbia Comeback’s Seven (7) Focus Areas:

  • Minimize the spread of the virus and prioritize public health​
  • Understand state guidelines and keep businesses updated​ with up-to-date reopening information
  • Help businesses respond and adapt to the new normal​
  • Coordinate and centralize countywide collaboration and development of a resource hub​
  • Support businesses in the county’s key industry clusters for future growth​
  • Set realistic economic expectations​
  • Prepare for future disruption

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News Updates

September 8 – Governor Launches “The COVID-19 Report Card,” An Online Dashboard Tracking Real-Time COVID-19 Infections and Testing Operations of Every NY School and School District

September 3Casinos Allowed to Reopen with Limited Capacity

September 1 – Governor Announces Guidance for Agritourism Businesses

August 28 – Columbia Comeback Weekly Update

August 27Guidance for Infection Rates on College Campuses

August 27COVID Infection Rate Below 1% for 20th Straight Day

August 25Five States Removed from COVID-19 Travel Advisory

August 24Lower-Risk School Sports May Begin September 21

August 21Columbia Comeback Weekly Update

August 17 New York State Sets Reopening Date for Gyms

August 14Columbia Comeback Weekly Update

August 102020 Economic Recovery Strategy Survey

August 07 – Columbia Comeback Weekly Update

August 03 – Columbia County School District Reopening Plans

July 31, 2020Columbia Comeback Weekly Update

Columbia Comeback Shop Local Campaign

For more information, visit: Columbia County Tourism

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