Phase Three

Phase Three includes: Restaurants/Food Services and Personal Care

Capital Region Phase Three: Reopened – Wednesday, June 17


Phase Three Business Re-Opening Guideline On-Demand Webinars:

Personal Care Industries

As a business owner, here’s what you need to do to resume business when Phase Three is open:

1. Business owners must read the “Detailed Guidelines” for their industries – listed below

2. Provide digital signature affirming you have read and understand the document. This is applicable for both businesses currently open and operating as “essential”, and those opening under the guidelines of the current phase

Sign the Business Affirmation | Read the Industry Guidelines

3. Businesses reopening must also develop a written Safety Plan outlining how the workplace will prevent the spread of COVID-19. Businesses may create their own plan, or use the NYS template to fulfill the requirement.

Business Re-Opening Safety Plan Template

4. Plan does not need to be submitted, however must be retained on the premises of the business and made available to NYS Department of Health and/or local health and safety authorities in the event of an inspection.

Detailed Guidance for Phase Three Businesses

Food Services
Summary Guidelines
Read and Affirm Detailed Guidelines
Print Business Safety Template

Personal Care
View Summary Guidelines
Read and Affirm Detailed Guidelines
Print Business Safety Plan Template

Re-Opening Resources

NY Phase One Business Re-Opening Guideline Webinar

NY Forward – A Guide to Reopening New York and Building Back Better

NY Forward – Business Reopening Lookup Toolfor help in determining if a business is eligible to reopen

NYS Regional Monitoring Dashboard region by region health status

Additional Guidelines for Phased Plan to Re-Open NY

FAQs on New York Forward and Business Reopening

Empire State Development Portal: COVID-19 Related Business Questions

OSHA: COVID-19 Guidance for Restaurants & Beverage Vendors Offering Takeout or Curbside Pickup

National Restaurant Association: Re-Opening Guidance: A guide for the Restaurant Industry

National Restaurant Association: Coronavirus Information and Resources for Restaurant Industry

NYS Brewers Association: Reopening Guidelines for NYS Craft Breweries

OSHA ALERT: COVID-19 Guidance for restaurants & Beverage Vendors Offering Takeout or Curbside Pickup

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