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COVID-19: Resources and Information

If you have questions or concerns COVID-19, please call one of our member's resource lines

Carthage Area Hospital's hotline at 315-519-5497 | Samaritan's Resource Line 315-760-5662 | River Hospital's Resource Line at 315-482-1299

Greater Watertown Eats: Carryout, Delivery and Dining Options

As the Greater Watertown-North Country Chamber of Commerce continues to serve as your partner, we remain dedicated to sharing information, resources and updates as they become available. 
We're here to support our members and our community through this challenging time and encourage everyone to practice good health habits and follow best practices and procedures based on the recommendations shared by State and County Health Departments and the CDC.  
As always, please reach out to us if you need support. We may not have all the answers, but we are available to connect you with the resources in our network.

** BE AWARE OF SCAMS! Please review information alerting the public about potential fraud schemes related to economic stimulus programs offered by the U.S. Small Business Administration in response to the Novel Coronavirus Pandemic (COVID-19).

New York State Business & Re-Opening Resources

Businesses in each region will re-open in phases. Re-opening refers to non-essential businesses, essential businesses that are open will remain open. Eligible industries must be in regions that have met the criteria to re-open.


The North Country Region is currently open under Phases ONE, TWO, THREE and FOUR Guidelines.

New York FORWARD We recommend checking this site regularly as it get daily updates.


NYS Travel Advisory Information


Essential Business Guidance

Includes updates to activities directed by Executive Orders

Phase Four Reopening Guidance

Includes detailed guidelines & Safety Plan Templates

Phase Three Reopening Guidance

Includes detailed guidelines & Safety Plan Templates

Phase Two Reopening Guidance

Includes detailed guidelines & Safety Plan Templates

Financial Resources

The Greater Watertown – North Country Chamber of Commerce recognizes that this is a historic time. As we navigate the uncertainty of this public health crisis, we remain a partner to help you drive growth, make meaningful connections, and achieve success. We are strengthening our commitment to provide value for our members and community. We have a number of strong partnerships in the community who work to support businesses during this volatile time.

Recorded Virtual Meetings:

April 18, 2020: Covid-19 Relief Funding Opportunities

Virtual Networking

The GWNC Chamber believes it is important now, more than ever, to stay in touch. That's why we developed a web-based series in response to the COVID-19 Crisis. Coffee Talk offers members of our community a platform to engage in.

Coffee Talk is a twice-weekly web-based series which offers participants a casual conversation on Tuesday mornings and features a relevant guest speaker on Thursday mornings.

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