We’re in this together
Resources for Returning
to Work and Life
The C-19 Economic Development Resource Providers Group compiled and regularly updates back-to-work guidance and industry playbooks, financing options, and PPE manufacturers and providers, all aimed at helping you stay safe and move forward.
Members include IAED, Tompkins County Chamber of Commerce, Downtown Ithaca Alliance, Visit Ithaca, the City of Ithaca, Tompkins Workforce New York, Small Business Development Council, and Alliance for Manufacturing & Technology.
Contact IAED or any group member for help or more information.
Tompkins County Recovery Strategy
Reopening Guidance & Industry Playbooks
Financing References and Resources
Personal Protective Equipment
Masks are Gorges Video
An action plan to position the county for success as the economy rebounds from the COVID-19 Pandemic ITHACA, N.Y. – June 8, 2021 – Ithaca Area Economic Development (IAED) announces the release of the Tompkins County Economic Recovery Strategy, which provides both a...
Effective May 19, New York has adopted the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) “Interim Public Health Recommendations for Fully Vaccinated People,” issued May 13, for most businesses and public settings. More Businesses are authorized to require masks...
The U.S. Small Business Administration is increasing the maximum amount small businesses and non-profit organizations can borrow through its COVID-19 Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) program. Starting the week of April 6, 2021, the SBA is raising the loan limit...
As of April 1st, performing arts entertainment venues can reopen at 33 percent capacity. Venues can host up to 100 people indoors or up to 200 people outdoors. If all attendees present proof of completed vaccination or recent negative test result prior to entry,...
As of April 1st, domestic travelers are no longer required to quarantine when they visit New York. For those considering travel to or from Ithaca, Ithaca Tompkins International Airport recently announced that American Airlines has added a second daily flight to...
On March 11, 2021, President Biden signed the American Rescue Plan Act into law, which provides additional relief for the nation’s small businesses and hard-hit industries for programs the Small Business Administration (SBA) is currently administering and adds new...