New York State will adopt the CDC's "Interim Public Health Recommendations for Fully Vaccinated People" for most business and public settings starting Wednesday, Mayb19. Consistent with the CDC guidance, Pre-K to 12 schools, public transit, homeless shelters, correctional facilities, nursing homes, and healthcare settings... Read More.
New York Department of Health Commissioner Dr. Howard Zucker has a letter on his desk from Sen. Fred Akshar, 52nd Senate District including Tioga and Broome counties.Akshar told Zucker high school graduations are some of the most memorable moments for New Yorkers, when generations... Read More.
New guidelines allowing out-of-state travelers to New York to "test out" of the mandatory 14-day quarantine are effective Wednesday. Travelers from states that are contiguous with New York will continue to be exempt from the travel advisory.
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced Thursday that he will issue an Executive Order strengthening state enforcement during phased reopening to protect New Yorkers and ensure business compliance. Businesses that violate the reopening rules and guidelines are subject to... Read More.
Amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today outlined additional guidelines for when regions can re-open. The state will monitor four core factors to determine if a region can re-open:New Infections:
CDC Guidelines: Based on CDC recommendations, once a region experiences a 14-day decline in the hospitalization rate they may begin a phased re-opening. Industries: Businesses in each region will re-open in phases. Phase one will include opening... Read More.
On Wednesday, Broome County Executive Jason Garnar announced a new initiative #CrushCOVID to further limit the density of people in heavily frequented locations and save lives.Individuals with an odd-numbered birth year should visit grocery stores, parks, and golf courses only on odd-numbered dates. Individuals with an... Read More.