All healthcare workers in New York State, including staff at hospitals and long-term care facilities such as nursing homes, adult care facilities and other congregate care settings, will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19.
On August 13, 2021, OSHA issued updated guidance to better align with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s July 27, 2021 recommendations, given the rising cases of the COVID-19 Delta variant.
On August 16, 2021, NYC’s mayor issued Executive Order No. 225, as well as FAQs, on the Key to NYC Pass, which requires that patrons and employees of certain establishments provide proof of vaccination to enter.
A city Order requires individuals to wear a face mask (with certain exceptions) in any indoor setting and at certain large outdoor events, unless all present are required to be vaccinated and there is a reasonable process to confirm vaccination status.