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COVID-19 Update July 29

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For New York State COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution information visit www.governor.ny.gov

From Governor Cuomo July 29, 2021
LAST UPDATED: JULY 29, 2021 AT 12:45 PM
What You Need to Know

  • On July 28, 2021, Governor announced that patient-facing healthcare workers at state-run hospitals will be required to get vaccinated by Labor Day. All NYS employees are also required, but have the option to submit to testing.
  • On June 24, 2021 New York State ended the state disaster emergency declared on March 7, 2020 to fight COVID-19.
  • COVID-19 restrictions are now lifted, as 70% of adults have received their first dose of the vaccine. New York State’s health guidance andindustry specific guidelines are now optional across commercial and social settings.
  • The Open Enrollment Period for uninsured New Yorkers has been extended through December 31, 2021. New Yorkers can apply for coverage through NY State of Health or directly through insurers.
  • 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.

Source: https://westsidenewsny.com/covid-19/2021-07-29/covid-19-update-july-29-2/

Donovan Larsen

Donovan is a columnist and associate editor at the Dark News. He has written on everything from the politics to diversity issues in the workplace.

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