Think Dutchess Update Regarding COVID-19, March 16, 2020


Think Dutchess Alliance for Business- Update on COVID-19


Economic Development organization remains vigilant at maintaining the economic stability of Dutchess County amid pandemic.


March 16, 2020


In light of the rapidly changing current events in regard to COVID-19, we want our business community to know that Think Dutchess is committed to the health, safety and economic well-being of our community and businesses.

In an effort to control the spread of this disease our staff is working both on-site and remotely. At the moment, our offices are open to assist you and answer any questions you may have during these unprecedented times. We ask that you call 845.463.5400 before you visit the office to assure that the right person is available to help, or email to be directed to someone that can assist your business

As we enter a new phase of the COVID-19 outbreak, it’s important to note that Think Dutchess Alliance for Business is working closely with our partners to bring you the most accurate and up-to-date information. We are closely monitoring the situation and following the recommendations of Dutchess County and NY State Government as well as The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Think Dutchess will remain vigilant in bringing together our partner organizations and resources to assure the economic stability of our Dutchess County businesses and nonprofits during, and after, this pandemic. We are actively collaborating and seeking solutions to support our community during, and in the aftermath of this extraordinary event. To further support our business community our Alliance partners have come together to bring you the Dutchess Business Notification Network. Subscribers to the Think Dutchess newsletter may receive important communications and information via the BNN in an effort to share important updates, guidelines, and information that our businesses and community will need going forward. If you wish to receive these communications you can do so by emailing : Additionally, we will continue to provide you updates via our social media channels and newsletter.

Stay safe. Stay healthy.

And thank you for “Think”ing Dutchess.


For more information about COVID-19 and what Dutchess County is doing to prevent the spread visit:

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The New York State Department of Health

Dutchess County Government




About Think Dutchess Alliance for Business

Think Dutchess Alliance for Business is the one-stop shop for business development needs and activities in Dutchess County, New York. A business-led, nationally recognized economic development corporation, Think Dutchess’ mission is to attract, retain, and expand for-profit and not-for-profit businesses in Dutchess County. Think Dutchess’ organizational structure includes programs in business retention, expansion and attraction; financial counseling and deal structuring; zoning and permitting; commercial real estate; innovation and technology; strategic marketing and municipal advocacy. For more information about Think Dutchess Alliance for Business, visit


A premier business-led organization, Think Dutchess Alliance for Business brings together 11 agency partners creating a one-stop shop for your site selection, financing, incentives, permitting and advocacy, strategic planning and counseling, marketing and networking needs.