The past year, our communities in Yates County have been working diligently to lessen the spread of COVID-19 in the Finger Lakes Region. The safety of the residents of Yates County and those who visit is our top priority, so we encourage all to follow the guidance that has been issued by New York State Public Health officials and the Governor. We will continue to monitor the rapidly changing situation of COVID-19, and we are committed to providing resources for businesses, updates and information for those who live, work and visit here. For the most thorough, detailed information please visit

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Below is a list of important updates and resources that will be helpful to you and your business/organization. If you aren’t signed up to get our e-mail updates yet, subscribe on our homepage.

  • 6/15/2021: NYS Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that all COVID-19 restrictions have been lifted as 70% of adult New Yorkers have received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.
    • Most businesses are following the guidance, but some businesses will still require masks, even for vaccinated individuals.
    • If you are not vaccinated, please follow the NYS guidance and wear your mask in public indoor places where you cannot maintain social distance.

    Yates County Resources:

    Yates County Public Health

    Official Yates County Government Covid-19 Updates

    Yates County Chamber of Commerce Be Local, Buy Local Gift Certificate and Bonus Bucks Program

    FLX Lunch Website (Restaurant Listings, Information and Daily Specials)

    Covid-19 Resources Your Business

    Planning Resources – Visiting Yates County