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NY Forward - Statewide Guidelines  

  • Includes Child Care and Day Camps, Lake and Ocean Beaches, Religious and Funeral Services, Racing Activities, Dentistry, Auto Racing, Professional Sports Training Facilities, Public Transportation, Sports and Recreation, Trade Schools and Private Instruction, Private Auto Transportation, Holiday Donations and Charity Drives 
  • All Statewide Guidance Documents

NY Forward – Phase One Industries

  • Includes Construction, Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, Retail Trade, Manufacturing, Wholesale Trade, Higher Education Research 
  • All Phase One Guidance Documents 

NY Forward – Phase Two Industries

  • Includes Offices, Real Estate, Essential and Phase II In-Store Retail, Vehicle Sales, Leases, and Rentals, Retail Rental, Repair, and Cleaning, Commercial Building Management, Hair Salons and Barbershops, Outdoor and Take-Out/Delivery Food Services
  • All Phase Two Guidance Documents       

NY Forward – Phase Three Industries

NY Forward – Phase Four Industries

  • Includes Higher Education, Pre-K to Grade 12 Schools, Low-Risk Indoor & Outdoor Arts & Entertainment, Media Production, Professional Sports Competitions With & With Out Fans, Malls, Gyms and Fitness Centers, Gaming Facilities, Movie Theaters, Ski Facilities, Indoor Amusement and Family Entertainment, Small, Medium & Large Scale Performing Arts & Entertainment
  • All Phase Four Guidance Documents 
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Phone: (716) 858-7690

Fax: (716) 858-8701

Erie County Department of Health (ECDOH)
95 Franklin Street
Buffalo, New York 14202

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