NYS DOH Update

LAST UPDATED: JUNE 28, 2020 AT 12:07 PM
What You Need to Know
  • Governor Cuomo has partnered with New Jersey Governor Murphy and Connecticut Governor Lamont to create a joint travel advisory for individuals traveling from states with significant community spread of COVID-19, requiring a quarantine for 14 days when visiting their states.
  • New York State currently has the lowest death toll and hospitalizations due to COVID-19 since the pandemic began.
  • DOH is investigating potential COVID-19 exposure at a high school graduation ceremony in Westchester County from an individual who attended after having recently traveled to Florida and subsequently began showing symptoms and tested positive.
  • Regions in phase four will be permitted to hold social gatherings of up to 50 people; and indoor religious gatherings will be allowed at up to 33 percent of the indoor site’s capacity.
  • Go to forward.ny.gov to find out: Which phase of reopening your region is in; the industry guidance for each phase; regional dashboards for monitoring how the virus is being contained; and information on loans for small businesses.
  • New Yorkers without health insurance can apply through NY State of Health through July 15, 2020; must apply within 60 days of losing coverage.
  • Health care workers can text NYFRONTLINE to 741-741 to access 24/7 emotional support services. Any New Yorker can call the COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline at 1-844-863-9314 for mental health counseling.
  • The deadline for New York State personal income tax and corporation tax returns has been extended from April 15, 2020 to July 15, 2020.

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