Phase 4 Reopening Information

Madison County and the Central New York Region began Phase 4 of the the Governor’s plan to reopen New York on June 26, 2020. Businesses that fall under the industries listed below are now open in this phase. This page will continue to be updated as more information is provided.

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For additional information on Phases 2-4 and industry breakdowns to NY Forward

For information NY Forward Reopening Guide

For information on Child Care, Day Camps, Beaches, Religious and Funeral Services, Racing and Auto Racing, Dentistry, Public Transportation and Professional Sports Training Facilities, please visit the New York Statewide Guidance page.

As of June 24, 2020 the Governor announced that gatherings of up to 50 people are allowed in Phase 4 as opposed to the previous limit of 25.

As of June 26, 2020 a Federal Judge ruled that indoor religious gatherings will be allowed up to 50% occupancy and there can be no restrictions on any outdoor religious gatherings.  

  • Pre-K to Grade 12 Schools (As of July 13, 2020)

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  • Higher Education

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  • Low-Risk Outdoor Arts & Entertainment

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  • Low-Risk Indoor Arts & Entertainment

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  • Media Production

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  • Professional Sports Competitions With No Fans

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  • Malls

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  • Offices

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Updated 7/20/2020 at 8:15 AM