Restart Oneida County

As we begin restarting our economy and entering phase one, we have created this resource page to help business owners navigate opening safely and responsibly.  For questions pertaining to how to reopen your business using the Oneida County Toolkit email:

Oneida County Best Practices Guidelines

Oneida County Business Reopening Toolkit

Re-opening Checklist

Recommended Industry Guidelines

Animal Care
American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) and Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care Society

Best Friends Animal Society


General Construction

American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA)

The Center for Construction

Critical Infrastructure

Critical Infrastructure and Cybersecurity Agency

At Home Services Providers (Electricians, Plumbers, HVAC Techs, Carpenters, Landscape Workers, Household cleaners/Maid Service, Painters, Pest Control, Computer Repair, Appliance Repair, and Telecommunications Technicians)
American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA)

Fitness Facilities

American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA)

Mind Body


Food Service

American Hotel & Lodging Association


Professional Services and General Office Buildings

General Office Based Businesses

New York State Bar Association (NYSB)

Personal Care Services

Barbershops and Salons

American Salon


Modern Salon

National Association of Barbers

Professional Beauty Association

The Beauty Experience

Massage Therapy
American Massage Therapy Association

American Spa

Design for Leisure

European Spa


International Spa Association

Real Estate

Cushman Wakefield

Institute for Real Estate Managers

Madrona Venture Group


National Retailer Federation

Sports, Entertainment, and Attractions


American Gaming Association

International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association (IHRSA)


Theme Parks
International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA)

Water Parks
European Waterpark Association

Zoos and Aquariums

State Resources on Reopening
New York Forward

New York Forward Phase 1 Industries

NY Forward FAQ

ESD Business Affirmation Submittal Form