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COVID-19: Updates from NY State

May 14, 2020
COVID-19: Updates from NY State

In an effort to keep the Lincoln Square community informed, we thought it would be useful to provide updates on key business information from New York State related to COVID-19.

May 14, 2020

Governor Cuomo released a guide to the state's "NY Forward Reopening" Plan, along with the state's regional monitoring dashboard.
forward.ny.gov

May 4, 2020

Regional Guidelines for Re-Opening New York State
governor.ny.gov/new-york-forward/regional-guidelines-re-opening-new-york

April 30, 2020

New York’s subway system will close nightly from 1 a.m. to 5 a.m. to facilitate cleaning
governor.ny.gov/news/video-audio-photos-rush-transcript-amid-ongoing-covid-19-pandemic-governor-cuomo-and-mayor-de

April 16, 2020

New York State on PAUSE is extended through 5/15. Non-essential workforce is directed to continue to work from home until at least 5/15.
governor.ny.gov/news/amid-ongoing-covid-19-pandemic-governor-cuomo-announces-nys-pause-extended-until-may-15

April 15, 2020

All New Yorkers must wear a face covering in public where social distancing is not possible. 
governor.ny.gov/news/amid-ongoing-covid-19-pandemic-governor-cuomo-issues-executive-order-requiring-all-people-new

April 12, 2020

New York Employers Must Provide Face Masks to Essential Workers
governor.ny.gov/news/amid-ongoing-covid-19-pandemic-governor-cuomo-issues-executive-order-directing-employers

April 6, 2020

New York State on PAUSE is extended through April 29. Non-essential workforce is directed to continue to work from home until at least April 29.
coronavirus.health.ny.gov/guidance-essential-services

March 29, 2020

Nonessential workforce to work from home through April 15th.
governor.ny.gov/news/amid-ongoing-covid-19-pandemic-governor-cuomo-announces-nys-pause-functions-extended-next-two

March 27, 2020

All non-essential construction must shut down except emergency construction
esd.ny.gov/guidance-executive-order-2026

March 20, 2020

Guidance for Determining whether a Business Enterprise is Subject to a 100% Workforce Reduction
Is my business essential?
esd.ny.gov/guidance-executive-order-2026

Governor Cuomo Signs the 'New York State on PAUSE' Executive Order
www.governor.ny.gov/news/governor-cuomo-signs-new-york-state-pause-executive-order 

Temporary Closure of Barber Shops, Nail and Hair Salons
www.governor.ny.gov/news/amid-covid-19-pandemic-governor-cuomo-governor-murphy-governor-lamont-and-governor-wolf-direct

March 19, 2020

Businesses Required to Decrease In-Office Workforce by 75%
www.governor.ny.gov/news/governor-cuomo-signs-executive-order-mandating-businesses-require-office-personnel-decrease

March 18, 2020 

Paid Sick Leave for COVID-19 Impacted New Yorkers
www.governor.ny.gov/programs/paid-sick-leave-covid-19-impacted-new-yorkers

March 16, 2020  

Restaurants and Bars to Close and Offer Take-out and Delivery Only
www.governor.ny.gov/news/audio-rush-transcript-amid-lack-federal-direction-governor-cuomo-governor-murphy-and-governor

March 15, 2020 

Public Schools Closed in NYC, Westchester and Long Island
www.governor.ny.gov/news/governor-cuomo-announces-all-new-york-city-westchester-suffolk-and-nassau-public-schools-will 

For the most up-to-date information on the impact of COVID-19 visit the New York State Department of Health at ny.gov/coronavirus and the New York City Department of Health at nyc.gov/coronavirus. 

Original Post: 3.15.20; Updated regularly