New York has dropped the requirement to quarantine following exposure to COVID if the person has been fully vaccinated. This policy applies to everyone who received their second dose of either the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine.
On Monday, Governor Cuomo announced that New York City's indoor dining establishments could reopen starting February 12, at 25% capacity. Today the Governor announced that sports arenas and stadiums with a capacity of 10,000 or more can reopen as early as February 23rd.
Governor Andrew Cuomo signed an executive order that would make Juneteenth a paid holiday for state workers. In addition, Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan signed an executive order declaring Juneteenth a holiday in the city of Albany.