Governor Cuomo issued Executive Order 202.81, announcing that businesses offering personal care services in Orange Zone areas may resume operations beginning December 14, 2020.
Legislative Updates for New York
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Governor Cuomo announced parts of Erie County will enter the Orange Zone November 20, 2020. Nonessential, high-risk businesses in the Orange Zone must close.
RE: New guidance strongly encourages biweekly COVID-19 testing in Phase 3 regions.
An updated Interim Guidance for Personal Care Services During the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency document released July 1, 2020, includes a requirement that employees be tested for COVID-19 every two weeks for regions in Phase 3. This includes sole practitioners.
RE: Information regarding your state’s back-to-practice permission date and safety guidelines to minimize risk of exposure to, and spread of, COVID-19 in the workplace.
The reopening of businesses in New York State is happening on a regional basis, and our members’ businesses fall into different phases of reopening. Additional information and guidelines about each phase are below, but here is a brief overview: