COVID-19 response: community efforts & resources

Vaccination Resources:

New York State vaccine eligibility: Am I eligible? 

Click Local:

Online purchasing, subscribing and donating are easy and accessible ways to show your support for local businesses and nonprofits, while still practicing appropriate social distancing measures.

#ClickLocal Campaign: choose local first and be part of the #ClickLocal movement
ANCA COVID-19 Local Food Access Map: find local farms and farm stores who are still open or offering alternative buying options
North Country Small Businesses E-commerce Development Support: e-commerce tools, resources and webinars for businesses
Adirondack Harvest COVID-19 Special Services
Moving New York Forward: Business Reopening, Empire State Development
Online Retail - Tell us what you sell! (form). Regional Office of Sustainability (ROOST)
Open for Business in the Lake George Region, Lake George Regional Chamber of Commerce
Revised Enforcement Guidance for Recording Cases of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), U.S. Department of Labor, May 19, 2020
Shop Where I Live, St. Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce
Sun Community News "What's Open:" free service listing businesses that are open and how you can support them
Supporting local communities in the age of COVID-19 blog by ANCA's Kate Fish
Take Out Week, list of open businesses compiled by Saratoga County Chamber of Commerce
The Hub Online Market, online market for ordering local food from the Adirondack region and Champlain Valley
Upstate New York Restaurants - Open for Takeout & Delivery, Renzi Food Service shares compiled restaurant information from local and regional organizations

Reopening Resources:

Resident Sentiment Survey (about reopening the economy), Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism
New York Forward Business Reopening Lookup Tool, New York Forward
Phase Three Industries, New York Forward
Guidance for determining whether a business enterprise is subject to a workforce reduction under recent executive orders, June 8, 2020, Empire State Development
Overview: Reopening in Phases, New York Forward
Phase Two Industries (business categories and guidelines), New York Forward
Business Basics Reopening Toolkit, St. Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the St. Lawrence County IDA and SUNY Canton SBDC
Back To Business Checklist and Resources, Saranac Lake Area Chamber of Commerce
Communities, Schools, Workplaces, and Events Guidance, Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
COVID-19 Safety Plans Required for All Businesses in “New York Forward”​​: Cornell Agricultural Workforce Development 
Keep Warren County Safe, Printable Signage for Businesses, Warren County Planning Department and Sidekick Creative
New York Forward website
New York Forward Guide to Opening New York & Building Back Better
New York State Contact Tracing
New York State Regional Monitoring Dashboard
Politely Adirondack Printable Signage, Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism
Reopening the North Country resources, North Country Chamber of Commerce

Food Assistance:

Emergency Food Package program, AdkAction and The Hub on the Hill
Massena Community Center, food pantry is providing free food boxes
Joint Council for Economic Opportunity of Clinton and Essex Counties (JCEO)
USDA Food and Nutrition Service Response to COVID-19
New York: COVID-19 Waivers & Flexibilities, USDA Food and Nutrition Service
Reimbursement for Essential Goods to Families on SNAP Benefits,
Find a Food Bank in Your Area, U.S. Food Bank
Find Your Local Food Bank, Feeding America
Find Your Local Program, Meals on Wheels 

Resources for the Elderly and Families:

COVID-19 Resources for the Elderly and Families, National Association of Nursing Home Attorneys

Emergency Child Care Services: 

NYS scholarships for Child Care for Essential Workers, contact the Child Care Coordinating Council of the North Country for more info
Southern Adirondack Child Care Network
YMCA Emergency Child Care Program, School's Out Club, in Plattsburgh and Malone

Animal Care Services: 

Spay/Neuter Assistance Program, Tri-Lakes Humane Society

Mental Health & Emotional Support Services:

Emotional and Mental Health COVID-19 Resources, NYS Department of Mental Health
Community Connections of Franklin County
COVID-19 response and free mental health services, Citizen Advocates
National Alliance on Mental Illness of Champlain Valley
New York State Emotional Support Line: 1-844-863-9314
New York State Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-942-6906
New York State Crisis Text Line: Text "Got5" to 741-741
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

Legal support & services:

FEMA Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program
Legal Aid Society of Northeastern New York: free legal advice and services for eligible low-income residents
Rural Law Center of New York, Inc. 
New York State Bar Association: Unemployment Insurance Pro Bono Assistance Network
COVID-19 Legal Support Project: Pace-NRDC Food Law Initiative  

Resources for municipal leaders:

New York Association of Counties COVID-19 Website
New York Association of Towns Coronavirus (Covid-19) Update for Local Governments
Coronavirus COVID-19: Resources for Local Government Officials, New York Conference of Mayors
Municipal Employees in NY and COVID-19, NY Tug Hill Commission
Public Meetings in NY and COVID-19, NY Tug Hill Commission
Governor Andrew Cuomo's COVID-19 updates, sign up to receive email updates
Perspectives from Main Street: The Impact of COVID-19 on Communities and the Entities Serving Them, The Federal Reserve System

National and global updates:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
United Nation's COVID -19 Response
World Health Oganization

COVID-19 resources in other languages:

NYS Multi-Platform, Multi-Language Education & Awareness Campaign
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
City of New York, COVID-19 updates
Multnomah County, Oregon, COVID-19 information

How can you help?: 

Emergency Food Package program, AdkAction and The Hub on the Hill
COVID-19 Critical Supplies Survey (for manufacturers), Foundation for Manufacturing Excellence
Feed Our Frontline, bringing meals from local restaurants to front line health workers, North Country Chamber of Commerce
High Peaks DSA COVID-19 Mutual Aid, connecting those in need with aid from community members

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Wednesday, March 25, 2020 - 13:30