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New York State on "PAUSE"

March 23, 2020
Summary:

From: https://coronavirus.health.ny.gov/new-york-state-pause

Governor Cuomo announced the "New York State on PAUSE" executive order, a 10-point policy to assure uniform safety for everyone.

 

Body:

From: https://coronavirus.health.ny.gov/new-york-state-pause

 

Governor Cuomo announced the "New York State on PAUSE" executive order, a 10-point policy to assure uniform safety for everyone.

The 10-point NYS on PAUSE plan is as follows: 

 

  1. Effective at 8PM on Sunday, March 22, all non-essential businesses statewide will be closed;

  2. Non-essential gatherings of individuals of any size for any reason (e.g. parties, celebrations or other social events) are canceled or postponed at this time;

  3. Any concentration of individuals outside their home must be limited to workers providing essential services and social distancing should be practiced;

  4. When in public individuals must practice social distancing of at least six feet from others;

  5. Businesses and entities that provide other essential services must implement rules that help facilitate social distancing of at least six feet;

  6. Individuals should limit outdoor recreational activities to non-contact and avoid activities where they come in close contact with other people;

  7. Individuals should limit use of public transportation to when absolutely necessary and should limit potential exposure by spacing out at least six feet from other riders;

  8. Sick individuals should not leave their home unless to receive medical care and only after a telehealth visit to determine if leaving the home is in the best interest of their health;

  9. Young people should also practice social distancing and avoid contact with vulnerable populations; and

  10. Use precautionary sanitizer practices such as using isopropyl alcohol wipes