Resources by State

Covid-19 Business Re-Opening Information By State

Return To life has complied information in one place for businesses to learn about the guidance provided by state. Find your state(s) below.

New York

NYC General Guidance for Businesses and Other Non-Health Care Settings – PDF Download

General Guidelines from the State

  • Conduct routine cleaning and disinfection of high-touch surfaces
  • Businesses should implement a COVID-19 response plan that incorporates strategies to address needs
  • Plan communication strategies with staff and business partners to share information and updates, and to reduce fear and misinformation.
  • Share and discuss the outbreak response plan with your employees. Allow them to provide feedback and address any gaps in the plan.

General business guidance from the State – web link

Control Pan Templates from the State – web link

Reopening: Mandatory Safety Standards for Workplaces – web link

Compliance attestation poster – download

New Jersey


New Jersey’s restart and recovery is guided by data, improvements in public health, and the capacity to safeguard the public. The state will enter phased-in stages based on public health indicators and compliance, and will be prepared to move back to more restrictive stages if these worsen.

Below, you will find reopening guidance, a timeline of reopening dates, and more information about the framework guiding the State’s decisions.

For information for businesses, please visit the State of New Jersey’s COVID-19 Business Information Hub. Visit Site

State Resources

What businesses are open? What rules or safety guidelines must they follow? Visit Site

When and how is New Jersey lifting restrictions? What does a responsible and strategic restart of New Jersey’s economy look like? Visit Site

What is guiding New Jersey’s recovery? What is “the Road Back”? Visit Site

How can businesses, organizations, and residents support New Jersey’s restart and recovery? What is the One Jersey Pledge? Visit Site