E X E C U T I V E O R D E R
Quarantine Restrictions on Travelers Arriving in New York
WHEREAS, on June 24, 2020, I issued Executive Order Number 205, requiring the Commissioner of the Department of Health to issue a travel advisory; and
WHEREAS, Centers for Disease Control guidance regarding quarantine has been modified;
NOW, THEREFORE, I, Andrew M. Cuomo, Governor of the State of New York, by virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and the Laws of the State of New York, in particular Article IV, section one, do hereby order and direct that Executive Order 205.2 is modified only insofar as to require quarantine for a period consistent with Department of Health guidance for all travelers entering New York from a state which is not a contiguous state, or from a country or territory subject to a CDC Level 2 or higher COVID-19 Risk Assessment Level or for which the COVID-19 risk level is designated by the CDC as Unknown, unless such traveler has traveled for less than 24 hours, is deemed an essential worker, or obtains two negative COVID-19 diagnostic test results in accordance with Executive Order 205.2.
G I V E N under my hand and the Privy Seal of the State in the City of Albany this thirtieth day of December in the year two thousand twenty.
BY THE GOVERNOR
Secretary to the Governor