NYC health & What You Need to Know about COVID-19 - New York Glamour
The Governor and Legislature have an agreement on a bill guaranteeing job protection and pay for New Yorkers who have been quarantined as a result of novel coronavirus. The bill also includes the permanent comprehensive paid sick leave policy Governor Cuomo signed an executive order directing all schools in New York to close by Wednesday, March 18 for two weeks ending April 1. Casinos, gyms, theaters are closed until further notice. Bars and restaurants are closed, but takeout can be ordered during the period of closure. Strongly advise only services and businesses that are essential stay open after 8:00PM Groceries Gas stations Pharmacies Medical facilities All local governments must reduce their workforce by at least 50%. Non-essential state workers are working from home. New York State is waiving all park fees in state, local and county parks. Testing is free for all eligible New Yorkers as ordered by a health care provider. Your local health department is your community contact for COVID-19 concerns.