Governor Cuomo Issues Executive Order Requiring All People in New York to Wear Masks or Face Cover
Amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced he will issue an Executive Order requiring all people in New York to wear a mask or a face covering when out in public and in situations where social distancing cannot be maintained, such as on public transportation. The Executive Order will go into effect on Friday, April 17th.
DOH Interim Guidance
The New York State Department of Health (DOH) issued interim guidance on this Executive Order 202.16 requiring face coverings for public and private employees interacting with the public during the COVID-19 outbreak.