Archive: NYS COVID-19 Resources & Information
3/19/20

In the rapidly changing dynamics of combating the Cornonavirus, information is updated constantly. This archive is being provided as an additional resource for those seeking to learn more about how New York State is addressing COVID-19.

3/19/20
News & Updates

New York State Plan of Action

1. Flatten the curve (continue density reduction)

NEW: Governor increasing density control – no more than 25% of workforce in office except essential services. 75% of your employees must stay home.

2. Increase current hospital capacity & Identify new hospital beds

Looking at sites across the state to convert into hospital facilities in conjunction with Army Corps of Engineers.


NYS is waiving mortgage payments for 90 days for financial hardships

  • No negative reporting to credit bureaus.
  • Grace period for loan modification.
  • No late payment fees or online fees 

NEW NY Cases: 1,769, // TOTAL NY Cases: 4,152 // U.S. Total: 10,248

Signed Into Law: Sick Leave/Workers Protection Package

NEW from NY Empire State Development (ESD)

  • DOL is also reminding businesses of its Shared Work Program that can provide an alternative to laying off employees during business downturns by allowing workers to work a reduced work schedule and collect partial unemployment insurance benefits for up to 26 weeks. Instead of cutting staff, you able to reduce the number of hours of all employees or just a certain group:
    https://www.labor.ny.gov/ui/employerinfo/shared-work-program.shtm   
 

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