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    Starting August 17, people 12 and older will be required to show proof they have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine authorized for emergency use by the FDA or WHO for indoor dining, fitness, and entertainment. This new requirement — called the Key to NYC — includes bars, fitness gyms, movie and stage theatres, museums, and other indoor venues. Staff at these locations are also required to be vaccinated.
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    NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS) Commissioner Jonnel Doris announced that the City will award a total of $2.2 million in single- and multi-year Avenue NYC grants to 21 Community Based Development Organizations (CBDOs) working in low- to moderate-income (LMI) communities.
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    Neighborhood businesses keep New York going 24/7. Here are the top 3 ways you can support the small businesses that make our city a unique place to live:

    1. Shop safely in person or online
    2. Buy a gift card
    3. Order delivery or curbside pickup

    Find options to help you Shop Your City here.

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    Mayor Bill de Blasio, SBS Commissioner Jonnel Doris, and EY announced a new program to connect Black entrepreneurs with world-class technical consulting services and business resources. Through BE NYC Access: Consulting, up to 500 business owners will receive up to four hours of pro bono consulting and guidance from EY on financial management, accessing capital and understanding and engaging customers.
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    Mayor Bill de Blasio and SBS Commissioner Jonnel Doris launched NYC Business Quick Start, a historic, $11 million concierge service for small businesses. This new interagency initiative will cut red tape and make New York City the easiest place in the United States to open or reopen a small business.

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