Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information and Resources Page
NYC is on track for Phase 3 reopening on July 6.
NYC's Phase 2 businesses and nonprofits may reopen on June 22. Small Business Services guidance www1.nyc.gov/nycbusiness. Phase 2 includes outdoor dining, in-store shopping and office work, with limits. As many as 300,000 more workers are expected to come to NYC. All of these businesses must operate at half capacity and with mandatory COVID safeguards in place, including social distancing and facial coverings. Phase 2 industry guidance forward.ny.gov/phase-two-industries
NYC's Phase 1 businesses and nonprofits may reopen on June 8. The COVID Stay-at-Home (PAUSE) directive has been extended to June 27. IMPORTANT NOTE: There is still no cure or vaccine for COVID-19. Even as the city reopens, we must all continue to wear face coverings in public, practice social distancing and wash or sanitize our hands and surfaces that are touched.
These are the businesses that can reopen in Phase 1 forward.ny.gov/phase-one-industries. Reopening is expected to bring 200,000 or more additional people to NYC. For more informaton about reopening see the Reopening page.
All New Yorkers can get tested for covid-19. If you participated in a protest or have been spending time with people outside your household, get tested! Sites run by New York State are free. Check with the others and with your doctor to find out if there will be charges. coronavirus.health.ny.gov/find-test-site-near-you.
See the MHNA Reopening page for more details.
Remember the Core 4 to prevent the spread of COVID-19
- wear face coverings when in public
- maintain distance
- practice good hand hygiene
- stay home if sick
More details at the links below
- Reopening guidelines for New York State (NY Forward) NYC is still in Stay-at-Home (PAUSE) for industries that have not reopened. (updated)
- Preventing novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and medical information
- Directives for gatherings and facilities
- Transportation and travel
- Legislation and executive orders
- Assistance (and jobs) for individuals, homeowners, artists, workers, the unemployed (and pets)
- Food assistance resources
- Medical resources and calls for medical professionals and volunteers
- Small business and nonprofits assistance and resources
- Schools and children
- Government offices and resource lists
- How you can help - volunteer, suppliers, jobs and donation opportunities (updated)
- Online entertainment, culture & learning
- Neighborhood houses of worship, museums, educational and cultural institutions
- Neighborhood restaurants, food & spirits that are open for delivery & pickup (updated)
- Neighborhood retail, health care (including pets) & services that are open (updated)
- Neighborhood businesses that are closed until further notice
- COVID-19 scams and public service announcements
NYC Test and Trace Corps: NYC Health + Hhospitals is operate the NYC Test and Trace Corps. If you test positive for COVID-19, you will receive a call from the Test and Trace Corps. These calls will either appear on caller ID as “Test and Trace”, or a 212 number. Contact tracers will never ask for your Social Security number, your immigration status, any private financial information, or a credit card number.
Mental health resources: NYC Well, a confidential 24/7 helpline, staffed by trained counselors. They can provide brief counseling and referrals to care in over 200 languages. Call 888-NYC-WELL (888-692-9355), text "WELL" to 65173, chat at NYC.gov/nycwell. The state's hotline is 844-863-9314 to get free emotional support, consultations and referrals to a provider. New Yorkers can access additional mental health resources at headspace.com/ny.
Domestic violence resources: All domestic violence shelters are operating and hotlines are available 24/7. National Domestic Violence Hotline, call 1-800-799-7233 (TTY: 1-800-799-7233), log onto thehotline.org, or text LOVEIS to 22522, Safe Horizon call 1-800-621-HOPE or visit Safehorizon.org/SafeChat to speak with an advocate. The state hotline is 800-942-6906.
Pet hotline: Animal Care Centers of NYC (ACC) is a member of the City's Animal Planning Task Force, which is now providing a COVID-19 Pet Hotline and supportive services for NYC residents with pets. If you have a COVID-19 pet-related issue call the hotline at 877-204-8821 (8am to 8pm daily).