COVID-19 Information for Businesses

Effective Wednesday, March 2, 2022, students and school staff will not be required to wear masks in school settings.  This includes children 2 years and older in childcare facilities.  Individuals who wish to continue wearing a mask in these settings should be allowed to do so. 

The New York State mask mandate is still in effect for the following settings: 

  • State-regulated healthcare settings
  • State-regulated adult care facilities and nursing homes
  • Correctional facilities
  • Homeless shelters 
  • Domestic violence shelters
  • Buses & bus stations, trains & train stations, subways & subway stations, planes & airports

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