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On March 18, 2020, Governor Cuomo issued Executive Order 202.5, which provides in relevant part:
Notwithstanding section 24 of the Executive Law, no locality or political subdivision shall issue any local emergency order or executive order with respect to response of COVID-19 without the approval of the State Department of Health.
Click HERE for the Department of Health’s detailed guidance on the procedure for obtaining approval.
Click HERE for NYCOM’s Guide to Local Government Emergency Management.
NYCOM has released a video — told from the point-of-view of a young New Yorker. She knows that her future starts with increased state investment in her community.