Dear AMTA-NY Members,

I am receiving updated information from our lobbyist on a daily basis regarding COVID-19, and will be uploading important documents here.  Please take a moment to read in order to wisely determine your next course of action through these uncharted waters. Please know that we are closely following recommendations from Governor Cuomo, DOH, CDC and other authorized state and federal agencies. I will continue to update this page as information becomes available.  I hope this helps act as a beneficial resource during this trying period. We are in this together.  

Wishing you Health and Wellness,

Lindsay Bodkin, LMT  

AMTA-NY Government Relations Chair

Government Guidance *Updated 4.6.20

Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA)

Step by Step Guidance to file for NYS Unemployement

NYS Empire State Development has posted resources to assist eligible small businesses and nonprofits understand U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) coronavirus loan programs:

NYS Department of Financial Services has released the following guidance:

Guidance to New York State Regulated and Exempt Mortgage Servicers Regarding Support for Borrowers Impacted by the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Guidance to New York State Regulated Financial Institutions Regarding Support for Consumers and Businesses Impacted by the Novel Coronavirus

Additional Online Resources:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

World Health Organization (WHO) 

NYS Department of Health (DOH)

Families First Act

Large Spaces and Public Gatherings

From Ostroff Associates~ Our Chapter Lobbyist Firm

Ostroff Associates has established two dedicated webpages that will be updated in real time with any new information from government sources relating to COVIS-19. 

Update Page:

 News Page: