NYS issues guidance to colleges on in-person programming in the fall

Posted at 1:35 PM, Jun 18, 2020

NEW YORK (WKBW) — New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Thursday the state has issued guidance to colleges and universities on allowing some face-to-face and residential programming in the fall.

Cuomo said the state still needs more data between now and September to make a definitive determination, but the state is asking the campuses to develop a plans on reopening, monitoring, containment and shutdown.

The plans need to be filed with the state.

The governor said the state is starting to prepare guidance for kindergarten through 12th grade schools in the state as well.

Below are examples the state says should be key considerations.

Cuomo also announced Thursday any business in violation of reopening rules or guidelines risk losing their liquor license and could be shut down. He also signed an executive order to give bars the responsibility immediately outside of their location to expand the enforcement areas of the NYS Liquor Authority.