COVID-19 Resources

New Guidance on Reopening Horticulture Businesses by Region - as of 5/14/20

Please read even if you are already open!

 

Phase One includes Agriculture – which includes Greenhouse, Nursery and Floriculture Production. It also includes delivery, curbside, and in-store pickup service only for Florists and Lawn and Garden Equipment and Supplies Stores.

** If you have both types of operations, the safety plan is the same

but read both interim guidance documents as there may be differences**

 

All businesses, including essential businesses, must develop a COVID-19 Health and Safety Plan – even if you have already been open!

Frequently Asked Questions

https://esd.ny.gov/nyforward-faq

My business was previously allowed to operate because I am providing a support function to an essential business. However, I am not in a Phase 1 industry or region. Am I allowed to continue operating?

Yes

 

If I am an essential business, am I subject to the new operating requirements detailed in the Guidance?

Yes

 

Greenhouse, Nursery and Floriculture Production

 

The Guidelines – what is mandatory and what is recommended

https://www.governor.ny.gov/sites/governor.ny.gov/files/atoms/files/NonFoodAgriShortGuidelines.pdf

Interim Guidance for Non-food Related Agriculture Activities

https://www.governor.ny.gov/sites/governor.ny.gov/files/atoms/files/NonFoodAgricultureMasterGuidance.pdf

 

Business Reopening Safety Plan

https://www.governor.ny.gov/sites/governor.ny.gov/files/atoms/files/NYS_BusinessReopeningSafetyPlanTemplate.pdf

 

Florists and Lawn and Garden Equipment and Supplies Stores 

 

The Guidelines – mandatory vs what is recommended

https://www.governor.ny.gov/sites/governor.ny.gov/files/atoms/files/CurbsideIn-StorePickupRetailShortGuidelines.pdf

Interim Guidance for Curbside and In-Store Pickup Retail Business Activities

https://www.governor.ny.gov/sites/governor.ny.gov/files/atoms/files/CurbsideInStoreRetailMasterGuidance.pdf

 

Business Reopening Safety Plan

https://www.governor.ny.gov/sites/governor.ny.gov/files/atoms/files/NYS_BusinessReopeningSafetyPlanTemplate.pdf

 

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