Our community is confronted by unprecedented challenges caused by the COVID-19 Pandemic. The Queens Economic Development Corporation has asked expert speakers in the areas of Finance, Operations and Marketing to provide guidance as small businesses plan their reopening. Each webinar is designed to provide practical information you need, along with … Continue reading →

Programa de Protección de Nomina (PPP)

La solicitud abre viernes 3 de abril. Este programa federal tiene recursos limitados. Es importante enviar las solicitudes lo antes posible.


La Administración de Pequeñas de Empresas (SBA) ha creado el programa de préstamos (PPP) para ayudar a las empresas a mantener su fuerza laboral empleada durante la crisis del Coronavirus (COVID-19).

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82nd Street Business Hours as of 04/06/20

Duane Reade 37-66 82nd Street 9am-9pm 718-507-8056
La Vida Pharmacy 40-20 82nd Street CLOSED 718-426-2525
Nueva Vida 81-25 37th Avenue 9:30am-5pm Sunday Closed 718-899-0200
Rite Aid 82-13 37th Avenue 8am-10pm 718-565-1473
Western Drug 81-20 Roosevelt Avenue 9:30am-6pm 718-899-6520

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Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)  

The Small Business Administration (SBA) has created the PPP loan program to help businesses keep their workforce employed during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis.
SBA will forgive the loan if all employees are kept on the payroll for eight (8) weeks and the money is used for payroll, rent, mortgage interest, or utilities.

Businesses with less

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Este préstamo proporciona hasta $ 2 millones a pequeñas empresas y organizaciones sin fines de lucro para ayudarlas a soportar una pérdida de ingresos como resultado de la crisis de Coronavirus.

La tasa de interés es del 3.75% para las pequeñas empresas y del 2.75% para las organizaciones sin fines de lucro, con un plazo máximo de 30 años dependiendo Continue reading →

SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan

This loan provides up to $2 million to small businesses and non-profits to help them withstand a loss of income resulting from the Coronavirus crisis.

The interest rate is 3.75% for small businesses and 2.75% for non-profits, with a maximum term of 30 years depending on ability to repay. The loans may be used for payroll, accounts payable, fixed debts, and other

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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Orientación para pequeñas empresas y recursos de préstamos

Los propietarios de pequeñas empresas en todos los estados y territorios de EE. UU son elegibles para solicitar un préstamo a bajo interés debido a Coronavirus (COVID-19). Haga clic aquí para aplicar. Encuentre más información sobre los préstamos por desastre por daños económicos de la SBA en: SBA.gov/Disaster.

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Financial Assistance For Business Affected by COVID-19

Financial Assistance for Businesses Affected by COVID-19

NYC Employee Retention Grant Program

To help small businesses deal with the impact of COVID-19, the City has launched the Employee Retention Grant Program to help retain employees as businesses face decreased revenue. This program is available to New York City businesses with one to four employees

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Important Notice: Plastic bag ban


The New York State

Go into effect on Sunday, March 1st, 2020.

The New York State Bag Waste Reduction Act prohibits the distribution of plastic carryout bags by retailers in New York state. Businesses that are not exempt from the law are required to provide paper bags to consumers.


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