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The latest on the COVID-19 pandemic

It is important to PIA that you are updated on developments pertaining to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak regularly.

To find the latest information about COVID-19, please review this news posting daily. Postings include topics such as:

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Latest news about COVID-19 in New York:

Business & Compliance:

Sept. 21: Gov. Cuomo announces executive order extending moratorium on COVID-related commercial evictions until Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020.

Sept. 10: Gov. Cuomo announces $2.3 million in Cares Act funding awarded to help small- and mid-sized manufacturers recover from COVID-19 pandemic

Sept. 9: Gov. Cuomo announces indoor dining in New York City allowed to resume beginning Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2020, with 25% occupancy limit

Sept. 7: On Labor Day, Gov. Cuomo signs legislation requiring plans to protect public workers in future health emergencies

Sept. 3: Gov. Cuomo announces casinos allowed to reopen with limited capacity next week

Sept. 3: Gov. Cuomo announces malls in New York City allowed to reopen with half capacity next week

Sept. 1: Gov. Cuomo announces new state guidance for agritourism as fall approaches

Aug. 20: Gov. Cuomo signs executive order extending moratorium on COVID-related commercial evictions until Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020.

Aug. 17: Gov. Cuomo announces gyms and fitness centers can reopen starting Monday, Aug. 24, 2020.

Aug. 14: Gov. Cuomo announces bowling alleys can reopen at 50% capacity starting Monday

July 20: Gov. Cuomo announces reopening of historic Roosevelt II bathhouse at Saratoga Spa State Park

July 17: Gov. Cuomo announces New York City cleared by global health experts to enter phase four of reopening Monday, July 20

July 16: Gov. Cuomo announces new regulations for bars and restaurants to ensure compliance with state social distancing and face covering orders

July 15: Gov. Cuomo announces expanded tax filing assistance ahead of tonight’s filing deadline

July 14: Gov. Cuomo announces new COVID rental assistance program

July 7: Gov. Cuomo announces Long Island cleared by global public health experts to enter Phase Four of reopening tomorrow

July 6: U.S. Census Bureau Small Business Pulse Survey (updated weekly)

July 6: Gov. Cuomo announces New York City enters Phase Three of reopening without indoor dining and subject to state guidance today

July 5: Gov. Cuomo announces New York City will enter Phase Three of reopening without indoor dining tomorrow

July 1: Gov. Cuomo announces Phase Three indoor dining postponed in New York City

June 30: Gov. Cuomo announces Capital Region cleared by global public health experts to enter Phase Four of reopening tomorrow

June 29: Gov. Cuomo announces state to decide Wednesday whether to slow reopening of indoor dining in New York City

June 24: Gov. Cuomo announces five regions on track to enter Phase Four of reopening Friday

June 23: Statement from Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on New York state being one of the only three states on track to contain COVID-19

June 22: Mid-Hudson Valley cleared to enter Phase Three of reopening tomorrow; Long Island on track to enter Phase Three Wednesday

June 19: Gov. Cuomo announces New York City cleared by global public health experts to begin Phase Two of Reopening Monday

June 18: Gov. Cuomo issues executive order strengthening state enforcement during phased reopening to protect New Yorkers and ensure business compliance

June 13: Gov. Cuomo announces Western N.Y. expected to enter Phase Three of reopening June 16 and Capital Region expected to enter Phase Three of reopening June 17

June 11: Gov. Cuomo announces five regions will enter phase three tomorrow

June 10: New York Workers’ Compensation Board COVID-19 Q&A

June 9: Gov. Cuomo announces mid-Hudson Valley enters phase two of reopening today

June 9: Gov. Cuomo announces Long Island cleared by Global Public Health Experts to begin phase two of reopening tomorrow

June 8: Gov. Cuomo announces mid-Hudson region cleared by global public health experts to begin phase two of reopening tomorrow

June 8: Gov. Cuomo signs legislation authorizing local governments to extend deadline for filing property tax abatements to July 15

June 6: Executive Order 202.38: Gov. Cuomo lets business owners decide whether individual temperature checks will be conducted in order to minimize the spread of COVID-19

June 5: Paycheck Protection Program requirements amended

June 3: Gov. Cuomo announces outdoor dining at restaurants will be permitted in phase two of reopening

June 2: Gov. Cuomo announces Capital Region cleared by international experts to begin phase two of reopening tomorrow

June 2: Gov. Cuomo announces Western N.Y. enters phase two of reopening today

June 1: DMV Reopening Guidance

May 29: Gov. Cuomo extends N.Y. moratorium to Sunday, June 28, 2020

May 29: Gov. Cuomo announces New York City to enter Phase 1 of reopening on June 8 and five regions enter Phase 2 of reopening today

May 29: New York state has released Phase 2 guidance for reopening; start planning now

May 28: Amid ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. Cuomo issues executive order authorizing businesses to deny entry to individuals not wearing masks or face-coverings

May 23: Amid ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. Cuomo announces?eighth region on track to hit benchmark to begin reopening Tuesday, May 26, 2020.

May 22: Amid ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. Cuomo launches $100 million New York Forward Loan Fund to help small businesses

May 21: COVID-19-related bills that affect businesses, family leave introduced in state Senate

May 20: New York state Department of Labor announces over $10 billion in unemployment benefits paid to over two million New Yorkers during COVID-19 pandemic; pre-4/22 application backlog reduced to 7,580

May 19: Amid ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. Cuomo announces seventh region hits benchmark to begin reopening tomorrow

May 18: Amid ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. Cuomo announces state is bringing in international experts to help advise the state’s reopening plan

May 18: Amid ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. Cuomo announces sixth region hits benchmark to begin reopening tomorrow

May 18: New York Forward Business Reopening Lookup tool

May 16: Amid ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. Cuomo announces horse racing tracks statewide and Watkins Glen International Racetrack will be allowed to open without fans as of June 1

May 15: Amid ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. Cuomo announces five regions will begin reopening today

May 14: Amid ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. Cuomo announces fifth region hits benchmark to begin reopening May 15.

May 14: Two COVID-19-related bills introduced in state Senate and Assembly

May 14: Phased reopening resources by industry

May 14: Check the status of your region

May 14: N.Y. reopening FAQs

May 13: Amid ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. Cuomo announces fourth region hits benchmark to begin reopening May 15

May 13: Gov. Cuomo and Gov. Hogan call on Congress to act on state fiscal relief

May 12: Cuomo: Finger Lakes, Southern Tier and Mohawk Valley Regions ready to open May 15

May 12: Cuomo issues guide to reopening New York state

May 7: Amid ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. Cuomo announces moratorium on COVID-19 related evictions will be extended until Aug. 20

May 7: New bills introduced in New York state Legislature

May 4: Cuomo: No region of N.Y. ready to reopen under safety rules

May 4: Amid ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. Cuomo outlines additional guidelines for when regions can re-open

April 30: Newly introduced Senate bills would affect N.Y. businesses

April 28: Amid ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. Cuomo outlines additional guidelines for phased plan to re-open New York

April 26: Amid ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. Cuomo outlines phased plan to re-open New York starting with construction and manufacturing

April 21: DFS states moratorium and emergency regulation apply to commercial-lines E&S fire policies

April 20: Amid ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. Cuomo calls on federal government to provide hazard pay to essential public workers

April 19: Gov. Cuomo, Gov. Murphy, Gov. Lamont, Gov. Wolf, Gov. Carney, Gov. Raimondo and Gov. Baker announce appointees to multi-state council to get people back to work and restore the economy

April 18: Amid ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. Cuomo, Gov. Murphy, Gov. Lamont announce alignment of state policies for marinas and boatyards

April 16: Amid ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. Cuomo outlines blueprint to un-PAUSE New York

April 16: Amid ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. Cuomo announces ’NYS on PAUSE’ extended until May 15

April 14: Essential businesses required to provide employees with face coverings

April 12: Amid ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. Cuomo issues executive order directing employers to provide masks to employees who interact with the public

April 6: Amid ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. Cuomo announces NYS on PAUSE functions extended for additional two weeks

April 2: Looking for more information on paid medical, family and sick leave? PIA members can access QS91012FFCRA paid medical and family leave, and QS91013Additional information about paid medical, family and sick leave questions in the PIA QuickSource library.

April 2: Start applying for a Paycheck Protection Program loan Friday, April 3

April 1: How to prepare for an SBA Paycheck Protection Program loan

March 29: Amid ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. Cuomo announces NYS on Pause functions extended for the next two weeks

March 27: President signs federal stimulus package; includes loans for small businesses

March 26: Who qualifies for paid leave under the new coronavirus law

March 25: New York Senate introduces COVID-19-related bills

March 23: Treasury, IRS, and Labor announce tax credits for small- and mid-sized businesses to swiftly recover the cost of providing coronavirus-related leave

March 23: Mass. governor orders all nonessential businesses to cease in-person operation, directs the Department of Public Health to issue stay-at-home advisory for two weeks

March 20: Gov. Cuomo issues guidance on essential services under the ’New York State on PAUSE’ executive order

March 20: Governors from Conn., N.J., N.Y., and Pa., advocate for federal assistance for residents and businesses

March 20: Update on New York: Gov. Cuomo press conference

March 20: U.S. Treasury extends tax-filing deadline for taxpayers and businesses

March 20: Gov. Cuomo orders personal care facilities to close

March 19: Gov. Cuomo signs executive order mandating businesses that require in-office personnel to decrease in-office workforce by 75%

March 19: Paid sick leave signed by president

March 18: Gov. Cuomo signs bill to guanrantee paid leave for New Yorkers under mandatory or precautionary quarantine due to COVID-19

March 18: Treasury and IRS to delay tax payment deadline by 90 days

March 18: Pennsylvania joins New York, New Jersey and Connecticut’s regional coalition to combat COVID-19

March 17: Statement from Secretary to the Governor Melissa DeRosa regarding blanket quarantine or ’shelter in place’ policies

March 17: Gov. Cuomo and Attorney General James temporarily suspend state debt collection in response to coronavirus

March 17: Gov. Cuomo announces three-way agreement with Legislature on paid sick leave bill to provide immediate assistance to New Yorkers impacted by COVID-19

March 17: N.Y. cyber security certification of compliance filing deadline extended to May 30 due to COVID-19

March 16: New York state waiving seven-day waiting period for unemployment insurance benefits for people who are out of work due to coronavirus closures or quarantines

March 16: Amid lack of federal direction, Gov. Cuomo, Gov. Murphy, and Gov. Lamont announce regional approach to combatting COVID-19

March 13: Cuomo, lawmakers negotiate paid sick leave for coronavirus quarantines

March 12: Gov. Cuomo issues mass gathering regulations; events with 500 of more individuals in attendance to be canceled or postponed

March 10: Gov. Cuomo asks New York state Comptroller Tom Dinapoli to revisit revenue projections in light of market impact of novel coronavirus.

March 10: Utica National offers coronavirus guidance for employers, and educational institutions

March 3: Endorsements: COVID-19 risk management

Insurance Industry:

Sept. 16: Gov. Cuomo announces special enrollment for uninsured extended through the end of 2020

Aug. 18: As part of New York’s ongoing response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. Cuomo announces special enrollment for uninsured extended for additional 30 days

Aug. 13: New York State Department of Labor thwarts more than $1 billion in unemployment insurance fraud during pandemic, stops more than 40,000 fraudulent claims

Aug. 10: DFS extends licensing expiration date

July 15: As part of New York’s ongoing response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. Cuomo announces special health insurance enrollment extension through N.Y. State of Health Marketplace

July 7: Moratorium on cancellation of policies ends

July 2: DFS extends licensing expiration date

June 29: DFS amends emergency regulations for moratorium

June 22: U.S. insurers eye Legionnaires’ disease safeguards as buildings reopen from pandemic shutdowns

June 15: DFS extends COVID-19 regulatory relief for New York-regulated mortgage services

June 11: DFS announces remote online insurance licensing exam option

June 9: Superintendent Lacewell announces the launch of the new DFS program to drive innovative financial services and products for New Yorkers in the COVID-19 era

May 29: N.Y. cyber security certification of compliance filings due by June 1

May 25: Amid ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. Cuomo announces state and local governments will provide death benefits for frontline workers who died from COVID-19

May 22: DFS extends license expiration dates to July 8, 2020

May 13: Insurance producers licensed in N.J.: DOBI bulletin requires insurers to provide premium relief

May 8: Moratorium on canceling and nonrenewing policies extended to June 6

May 4: NYARP authorized to give 15% credit to policyholders

April 28: Timely, accurate and complete claim reporting: Ensure that your agency is prepared to handle incoming COVID-19-related claims

April 24: PIA National praises House passage of bill to add funds to CARES act programs

April 23: Another business interruption bill introduced in N.Y. Senate

April 20: NYS Department of Labor launches new streamlined application for New Yorkers to apply for pandemic unemployment assistance without having to first apply for unemployment insurance

April 16: PIA National opposes business interruption legislation

April 14: AAIS COVID-19 pandemic resource center

April 13: Update: DFS emergency regulations

April 9: Statement from Communications Director Dani Lever on updates to the Department of Labor’s online unemployment insurance filing system

April 8: DFS issues new emergency regulation requiring commercial health insurers to defer payment of premiums through June 1 for consumers & businesses experiencing financial hardship during COVID-19 pandemic

April 6: DFS issues new guidance for producers on delivery of required notices to clients

April 3: Travelers’ ’Distribution Support Plan’ to provide financial assistance to agents and brokers

April 2: NYSIF suspends cancellations for nonpayment, suspends nonrenewals, and suspends conditional renewals for workers’ compensation insurance policies for employers with 100 or fewer employees for the next 60 days

April 2: Insurance producers required to provide notice to policyholders by April 13, 2020

April 1: NYSIF issues bulletins for entertainment, hospitality, personal care, and childcare industries.

March 31: PIA National proposes COVID-19 recovery fund

March 31: Gov. Cuomo issues executive order modifying Insurance Law

March 30: DFS takes action for consumers and small businesses facing financial hardship during COVID-19

March 30: Legislation introduced in N.Y. Assembly would mandate COVID-19 coverage

March 30: ELANY bulletin: Relief for excess line brokers

March 27: PIA National statement on House passage of COVID-19 relief bill

March 27: PIA National statement on Senate passage of COVID-19 relief bill

March 25: DFS extends continuing-education filing deadline

March 24: DFS issues new emergency regulation requiring New York regulated financial institutions to provide financial relief to New Yorkers demonstrating financial hardship from COVID-19 pandemic

March 23: Attention NYSIF restaurant policyholders

March 20: DFS announces insurance regulatory relief

March 20: Utica National offers advices on the COVID-19 pandemic: How agents and producers should respond to coverage questions

March 20: Insurance agencies exempt from workforce reduction executive order

March 19: Even during challenging times, we are committed to our members

March 19: DFS issues circular letter urging consumer support from insurers

March 19: Guidance to DFS regulated insurance entities regarding support for consumers and businesses impacted COVID-19

March 17: NYDFS FAQ: The novel coronavirus and business interruption insurance

March 17: Department of Financial Services adopts new emergency regulation requiring insurance companies to waive cost-sharing for in-network telehealth visits

March 16: N.Y. State of Health and New York State Department of Financial Services announce special enrollment period for uninsured New Yorkers, as novel coronavirus cases climb

March 14: During coronavirus briefing, Gov. Cuomo announces Department of Financial Services will require insurance companies to waive co-payments for tele-health visits

March 13: DFS adopts emergency regulation directing health insurers to waive cost-sharing for novel coronavirus testing

March 12: COVID-19 and what it means to you (PIA QuickSource document)

March 12: Insurers impacted by coronavirus twice over

March 9: Coronavirus will cost businesses billions. Insurance may not help.

March 6: N.Y. travel insurance to cover coronavirus in ’cancel for any reason’ policies, Gov. Cuomo says

March 6: Update from PIA: COVID-19 outbreak

March 2: Gov. Cuomo announces new directive requiring New York insurers to waive cost-sharing for coronavirus testing

Feb. 4: Many coverage exclusions with coronavirus

General Information:

Sept. 21: Early voting and absentee voting by mail or dropbox

Sept. 20: Gov. Cuomo updates New Yorkers on state’s progress during COVID-19 pandemic

Sept. 18: Statement from Gov. Cuomo on CDC reversing its COVID-19 guidance

Sept. 18: Gov. Cuomo announces DMV to expand online services

Sept. 15: Gov. Cuomo announces six states removed from travel advisory requiring 14-day quarantines

Sept. 8: Gov. Cuomo announces campaign to ensure New Yorkers are aware of the expanded options for voting in November’s election

Sept. 8: Gov. Cuomo launches "The COVID-19 Report Card," an online dashboard tracking real-time COVID-19 infections and testing operations of every New York school and school district

Sept. 8: Gov. Cuomo announces four states added to travel advisory requiring 14-day quarantines

Sept. 6: Gov. Cuomo and Chancellor Malatras launch COVID-19 case tracker dashboard for SUNY’s 64 colleges and universities

Sept. 3: Gov. Cuomo announces school reporting requirements and online dashboard to track COVID-19

Sept. 2: Gov. Cuomo announces New York state to extend partnership with HelloFresh to combat food insecurity amid the COVID-19 pandemic

Sept. 1: Gov. Cuomo announces absentee ballot portal is now open and requests can be made directly online

Sept. 1: Gov. Cuomo announces two states added to travel advisory required 14-day quarantines

Aug. 27: Joint statement from Gov. Cuomo, Gov. Murphy and Gov. Lamont on federal decision to weaken COVID-19 testing guidelines

Aug. 25: Gov. Cuomo announces New York Fashion Week to take place in September with limited or no spectators

Aug. 25: Gov. Cuomo announces five states removed?from COVID-19 travel advisory requiring 14-day quarantines, Guam added to list

Aug. 20: Gov. Cuomo signs into law sweeping election reforms

Aug. 18: Gov. Cuomo adds two states to travel advisory

Aug. 11: Gov. Cuomo announces individuals traveling to New York from two additional states, Virgin Islands will be required to quarantine for 14 days

Aug. 10: Gov. Cuomo updates New Yorkers on state’s progress during COVID-19 pandemic

Aug. 7: Gov. Cuomo, Senate Leader Stewart-Cousins and Assembly Speaker Heastie send joint letter to New York Congressional Delegation outlining urgent need for federal aid for state and local governments

Aug. 7: Gov. Cuomo announces that, based on each region’s infection rate, schools across New York state are permitted to open this fall

Aug. 7: Gov. Cuomo updates New Yorkers on state’s progress during COVID-19 pandemic

Aug. 6: Gov. Cuomo updates New Yorkers on state’s progress during COVID-19 pandemic

Aug. 5: Gov. Cuomo updates New Yorkers on state’s progress during COVID-19 pandemic

Aug. 4: Gov. Cuomo announces individuals traveling from an additional state will be required to quarantine for 14 days

Aug. 3: Gov. Cuomo updates New Yorkers on state’s progress during COVID-19 pandemic

July 31: ICYMI: Gov. Cuomo’s op-ed in the New York Times: Let’s end the wait for coronavirus test results. Here’s how.

July 31: Gov. Cuomo updates New Yorkers on state’s progress during COVID-19 pandemic

July 29: Gov. Cuomo announces DMV licensed driving schools now can conduct distance learning pre-licensing courses

July 29: Gov. Cuomo announces U.S. Open Championship to be held without fans from Monday, Sept. 14, 2020, to Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in Mamaroneck

July 29: Gov. Cuomo issues letter to New York’s congressional delegation calling on them to ensure $500 billion in unrestricted state aid is included in any Senate-passed relief package

July 29: Gov. Cuomo and Maryland Gov. Hogan statement on U.S. Senate proposal for COVID-19 relief package

July 28: Gov. Cuomo announces individuals traveling to New York from three additional states, Puerto Rico, and Washington D.C., will be required to quarantine for 14 days

July 27: Gov. Cuomo announces progress of technology SWAT partnership in assisting New Yorkers during COVID-19 pandemic

July 25: Gov. Cuomo calls on Republican members of New York’s congressional delegation for fight for state, local aid in federal stimulus package

July 25: Gov. Cuomo updates New Yorkers on state’s progress during COVID-19

July 22: Gov. Cuomo and Gov. Hogan call on Congress to pass $500 billion state stabilization fund in next COVID-19 relief package

July 21: Gov. Cuomo announces individuals traveling to New York from 10 additional states will be required to quarantine for 14 days

July 20: Gov. Cuomo updates New Yorkers on state’s progress during COVID-19 pandemic

July 19: Gov. Cuomo updates New Yorkers on state’s progress during COVID-19 pandemic

July 18: Gov. Cuomo updates New Yorkers on state’s progress during COVID-19 pandemic

July 17: Gov. Cuomo announces $1.5 million for ’Feeding New York State’ to assist food insecure New Yorkers and state’s farmers

July 17: Gov. Cuomo updates New Yorkers on state’s progress during COVID-19 pandemic

July 16: Gov. Cuomo launches National "Mask Up America" campaign amid ongoing COVID-19 pandemic

July 15: Gov. Cuomo updates New Yorkers on state’s progress during COVID-19 pandemic

July 14: Gov. Cuomo announces individuals traveling to New York from four additional states will be required to quarantine for 14 days

July 13: Gov. Cuomo announces new data-driven guidance for reopening schools

July 13: Gov. Cuomo announces travel enforcement operation at airports across the state to help ensure travelers are following quarantine restrictions

July 13: Gov. Cuomo urges New Yorkers to slow down in work zones as New York continues reopening

July 12: Gov. Cuomo updates New Yorkers on state’s progress during COVID-19 pandemic

July 11: Gov. Cuomo updates New Yorkers on state’s progress during COVID-19 pandemic

July 10: Statement from Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo allowing limited concessions at state beaches

July 10: Gov. Cuomo updates New Yorkers on state’s progress during COVID-19 pandemic

July 9: Gov. Cuomo updates New Yorkers on state’s progress during COVID-19 pandemic

July 8: Gov. Cuomo announces New York state will decide on fall school reopening during the first week of August

July 7: Gov. Cuomo announces individuals traveling to New York from three additional states will be required to quarantine for 14 days

July 4: Gov. Cuomo updates New Yorkers on state’s progress during COVID-19 pandemic

July 2: Gov. Cuomo announces state park swimming pools to open July 4 weekend

July 2: Gov. Cuomo announces $4.3 million in federal funding to support local COVID-19 planning and response

July 2: Gov. Cuomo updates New Yorkers on state’s progress during COVID-19 pandemic

June 30: Gov. Cuomo directs state DOH investigation of potential COVID-19 exposure at religious service in Essex County

June 30: Gov. Cuomo announces individuals traveling to New York from eight additional states will be required to quarantine for 14 days

June 27: Gov. Cuomo directs state DOH investigation of potential COVID-19 exposure at high school graduation in Westchester from student who returned from Florida

June 27: Gov. Cuomo updates New Yorkers on state’s progress during COVID-19 pandemic

June 26: Gov. Cuomo details NYS Department of Health investigation into two COVID-19 clusters in upstate New York

June 26: Gov. Cuomo announces New York state to assist states with high infection rates

June 25: Gov. Cuomo announces hospitalizations drop below 1,000 for the first time since March 18

June 24: Gov. Cuomo, Gov. Murphy and Gov. Lamont announce joint incoming travel advisory that all individuals traveling from states with significant community spread of COVID-19 quarantine for 14 days

June 23: Gov. Cuomo announces $65 million N.Y. Forward child care expansion initiative

June 21: Gov. Cuomo updates New Yorkers on state’s progress during COVID-19 pandemic

June 17: Gov. Cuomo announces lowest percentage of positive COVID-19 test results since pandemic began

June 16: Gov. Cuomo and COVID-19 Maternity Task Force Chair Melissa DeRosa announce increased access to midwife-led birth centers amid COVID-19 pandemic

June 16: Gov. Cuomo announces U.S. Open to be held without fans from Aug. 31 to Sept. 13

June 15: Gov. Cuomo announces gatherings of up to 25 people will be allowed in Phase Three of reopening

June 14: Gov. Cuomo announces low-risk youth sports for regions in Phase Three can begin on July 6

June 8: As New York City enters phase one of reopening today, Gov. Cuomo announces New York City is now eligible for elective surgery and ambulatory care

June 8: Gov. Cuomo announces MTA is accelerating construction on $2 billion in capital projects during reduced ridership due to COVID-19 pandemic

June 7: Gov. Cuomo signs legislation extending the daedline to submit absentee ballots to the day of the election

June 6: Gov. Cuomo announces lowest number of hospitalizations and deaths since beginning of COVID-19 pandemic

June 5: Gov. Cuomo announces lowest number of deaths and hospitalizations since COVID-19 pandemic began

June 4: Gov. Cuomo announces state is expanding COVID-19 testing criteria to include anyone who attended a protest across the state

May 15: Gov. Cuomo, Gov. Murphy, Gov. Lamont, Gov. Carney announce multi-state agreement on beaches ahead of Memorial Day Weekend

May 13: Gov. Cuomo announces state Department of Health will host statewide webinar tomorrow for healthcare providers to discuss inflammatory disease in children related to COVID-19

May 10: Amid ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. Cuomo announces New York is notifying 49 other states of COVID-related illness in children

May 1: Cuomo: New York schools closed rest of academic year, daily deaths hit new low

April 24: Amid ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. Cuomo issues executive order to make sure every New Yorker automatically receives a postage-paid absentee ballot application

April 21: Amid ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. Cuomo announces elective outpatient treatment can resume in counties and hospitals without significant risk of COVID-19 surge starting next week

April 13: Attorney General James leads coalition urging federal government to ensure emergency stimulus payments go to families, not debt collectors

April 11: Amid ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. Cuomo announces partnership with NYS court system to provide pro bono legal assistance to New Yorkers

April 9: Gov. Cuomo expands absentee ballot access amid COVID-19 outbreak

April 5: Amid ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. Cuomo announces federal government is deploying approximately 1,000 personnel to New York state

April 4: Amid ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. Cuomo announces 1,000 ventilators donated to New York state

April 3: Attorney General James orders 78 transport providers to immediately stop endangering New Yorkers

March 28: Gov. Cuomo postpones presidential primary and special elections in response to pandemic

March 27: Attention NYSIF retail policyholders

March 23: DMV and COVID-19

March 22: Attorney General James calls for automatic absentee voting in N.Y. presidential primary

March 22: Amid ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. Cuomo accepts recommendation of Army Corps of Engineers for four temporary hospital sites in New York

March 18: Amid ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. Cuomo announces deployment of 1,000-bed hospital ship, ’USNS Comfort’ to New York Harbor

March 17: Congress begins to address COVID-19 pandemic

March 17: One dangerous coronavirus "self-check test" is circulating on social media. Here’s why you should avoid it.

March 16: Gov. Cuomo signs executive order closing schools statewide for two weeks

March 16: Amid COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. Cuomo issues executive order delaying village elections statewide until April 28 primary

Webinars & Videos:

Sept. 15: Gov. Cuomo launches video with Paul Rudd to encourage millennials to wear a mask

Aug. 27: The Break: Workers’ Compensation and COVID-19

Aug. 6: The Break: EPLI and COVID-19

June 16: The Break: New Jersey Phase Two Reopening

June 4: The Break: New York’s Phase Two of Reopening

May 26: The Break: Safely Returning to Business

May 19: The Break: The Process of Reopening

May 15: The Break: The Liability of Re-Opening

May 13: The Break: Workers’ Compensation and the Coronavirus

May 1: COVID-19 and the Construction Site

April 27: Register to join a PIA member-exclusive Zoom call to discuss COVID-19 with construction, labor and real estate lawyer Tom Tripodianos, Esq.

April 21: The Break: The New Jersey Grace Period

April 16: The Break: Vacancy Clauses

April 13: The Break: The Connecticut Grace Period

April 7: The Break: Business Interruption

April 7: The Break: New York Moratorium

April 2: The Break: Paycheck Protection Loan

April 1: The Break: Paid Medical and Family Leave

April 1: PIA Northeast Director of Government & Industry Affairs Bradford J. Lachut, Esq., to lead PIA webinar, Coronavirus and Commercial Coverage on Monday, April 13, and Wednesday, May 6, from 10-11 a.m.

March 31: The Break: PIA explains what small businesses need to know about the federal stimulus

March 23: Did you miss the free-to-PIA-members Webinar: Coronavirus: What You Need to Know Right Now? You can access it on-demand now.

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