IMPORTANT CORONAVIRUS INFORMATION
September Update 2020 - Covid 19 - (Source ABC News) -
Still no indoor dining in NYC, Cuomo says
Governor Andrew Cuomo laid out his reasons for not reopening indoor dining in New York City. The governor said he's aware of the "economic pain" being inflicted on city restaurant owners and workers. "We have seen that opening bars has created a compliance and enforcement nightmare," Cuomo said. "From our experience Upstate, opening indoor dining caused issues."
School outbreak protocols
Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Tuesday New York State's Department of Health will be issuing regulations to require colleges to notify the state when they have 100 COVID-19 cases and could have to transition to remote learning. This as colleges around the country are seeing outbreaks. 108 colleges have reported more than 100 cases each. In New York, SUNY Oneonta, Cornell University, University at Buffalo, Hofstra University, SUNY Oswego, Colgate University, SUNY Fredonia have all seen outbreaks. NYU also held large gatherings in Washington Square Park this weekend. Gov. Cuomo called out administrators for not doing anything to stop it. The state will also publicly disclose a COVID Report Card for every school.
NYC Unveils Learning Bridges Program
The city is rolling out its timetable for its free child care program to supplement Blended Learning. The Learning Bridges Program is for students from preschool to 8th grade who are in Blended Learning and need child care on the days they are not learning in-person. The city will have 30,000 free child care seats available on Sept 21st.
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