COVID-19 Partner Resources

Resources for Reopening Tourism and Small Businesses after COVID-19.

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on tourism and our small business community has been brutal. This area of the website is designed to be a resource center with toolkits and informational links for our small businesses as they reopen, restart, and reinvent their businesses in tandem with the easing and lifting of governmental stay-at-home and business restriction orders. This information is constantly changing and new resources are being continually shared. If you want to make a contribution or have questions, please forward them to We are all in this together!


Industry Segment Resources:

Lodging - Hotels, Vacation Rental, Bed & Breakfasts

Outdoor Recreation

New York State: 

Professional Services like “small offices”

Restaurants and Food Service, Farmers Markets



U-Pick Farms

Retail/Gift Shops/Curbside Retail

Small Museums & Museums (Indoor)

Wineries, Breweries, Tasting rooms, etc.





CDBG Funding

City of Auburn

Reopening Plans and Drafts

New York State:


Models from other areas:

New York State and Regional Information

New York State

National Travel & Tourism Research

Federal Government Resources - COVID-19


CARES ACT Fact Sheets


Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)


U.S. Small Business Administration ​Payroll Protection (SBA)


WHO (World Health Organization)

If you are interested in particular data and don’t see it here, give us a call at 315-255-1658 (you may have to leave a message because we’re working remotely). We’ll do some research and see what solutions and examples we can provide. You can also email your questions to