Greene County and New York State businesses have seen a major impact since Governor Cuomo announced that all non-essential businesses will remain closed until further notice. However, businesses that are deemed essential are remaining open with restrictions on how much you can buy, how many people can enter the building, and their business hours. Our local community is strong and there are many ways to help our businesses remain open after the pandemic.
List of Essential Businesses
- Supermarkets and grocery stores
- Big-box stores
- Convenience stores and discount stores
- Garbage collection
- Healthcare operations
- Daycare centers
- Hardware stores
- Gas stations and auto-repair shops
- Post offices and shipping businesses
- Veterinary clinics and pet stores
- Farmers’ markets and food banks
- Agriculture and food processing
- Wine & Liquor Stores
- Warehousing, storage, and distribution
- Businesses that allow essential businesses to operate
- Businesses that provide necessities to shelters and economically disadvantaged people
- Transportation, including airlines, taxis, rideshare programs, and vehicle rentals
- Educational institutions, for the purposes of facilitating distance learning
As Greene County's businesses start to reopen, it's never been more important to shop local and support your community. Check out these businesses as they reopen their doors!
Phase 1 opened May 20
Phase 2 opened June 3
Take-Out & Delivery
Some Greene County restaurants are still open to the public but have reduced their hours and services. The restaurants that are remaining open are continuing to serve locals, healthcare providers, public safety, law enforcement, EMT workers and more. Please continue to support our local businesses so they can remain open after the pandemic.
Open for Business
Greene County businesses who are considered essential by Governor Cuomo are allowed to keep their doors open. However, it is still important to be aware and practice social distancing when you are in the public. View the entire list of Greene County businesses who are open for business. For the most accurate and up-to-date information, please call before visiting.