Essex County Industrial Development Agency

Grow your business in the Park

Resources for Businesses Affected by COVID-19

(updated February 17, 2021)


COVID Financial Assistance

Federal, State and Regional Loans & Grants



COVID-19 Food Processing Training (Cornell)

February 24-27, 2021 - Small Communities. Big Opportunities Virtual Conference

February 25, 2021 at 11:00 - SBA Webinar:  Shuttered Venue Operators Grant (SVOG)




ROOST Business Marketing Toolkit


Health & Safety

Industries Reopening by Phase

Business Re-opening Lookup Tool By Region

Regional Monitoring Dashboard

Metrics To Guide NY Re-Opening

CDC Preparing Your Business & Employees

NY Forward Plan

North Country PPE Suppliers


Statewide Guidelines


Phase 1 Businesses


Phase 2 Businesses


Phase 3 Businesses


Phase 4 Businesses


Additional Business Assistance

Small Business Development Center

NYS Department of Labor

NYS Empire State Development 

Small Business Owners Guide to the CARES Act

U.S. Department of Agriculture

US Department of Commerce

National Grid




One Work Source




“In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, religion, sex, and familial status. (Not all prohibited bases apply to all programs). To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410or call (800) 795-3272 (voice) or (202) 720-6382 (TDD).”

Meeting Notice

Essex County IDA Board of Directors Meeting - Thursday, February 25, 2021 at 9:00 AM located at 7566 Court Street, Elizabethtown, NY