Restart Guidance and Frequently Asked Questions

Restart Guidance and Frequently Asked Questions

Travel Restrictions FAQ
April 14, 2021
Updated guidance including frequently asked questions regarding COVID-19 related travel restrictions.

Outdoor Dining FAQ
March 3, 2021
Updated guidance including frequently asked questions regarding outdoor dining.

Houses of Worship FAQ
March 3, 2021
Frequently asked questions regarding New York State rules and requirements for Houses of Worship in New York City.

Sightseeing Boat FAQ
March 3, 2021
Updated guidance and frequently asked questions regarding sightseeing boats.

Snow Emergency Restrictions FAQ
February 1, 2021
Guidance including frequently asked questions regarding the Feb. 1st snow emergency restrictions on non-essential travel.

How Did This Get Made? Ep. 2
January 5, 2021
On Ep. 2 of "How Did This Get Made?" we give you a behind the scenes look at the Open Restaurants program! Julianna Tabak breaks down how the outdoor dining program started and grew into a permanent fixture of NYC culture.

COVID-19 Dining Update Frequently Asked Questions
December 18, 2020
Detailed guidance including frequently asked questions regarding updated dining restrictions. Under Governor Executive Order No. 202.81, indoor dining is not allowed in New York City from December 14, 2020 until further notice.

COVID-19 Cluster Zones Restrictions
December 14, 2020
Comprehensive charts detailing activity and operational restrictions in COVID-19 cluster zones:

How Did This Get Made? Ep. 1
December 5, 2020
Ever wonder how we develop FAQs? Check out our new series "How Did This Get Made?" for a behind the scenes look! In this episode, Associate Counsel Mairead Jones-Kennelly, breaks down how our Travel FAQ ended up on digital billboards throughout NYC.

Counsel's Corner 07 - Holidays
December 4, 2020
Associate Counsel Judith Lê provides key guidance for holiday events, festivities, travel, and more. For further guidance read our Holiday FAQ.

Holiday FAQ
November 20, 2020
Detailed guidance including frequently asked questions regarding holiday events, festivities, travel, and more.

COVID-19 Update FAQ: Governor Executive Order 202.74
November 18, 2020
Detailed guidance including frequently asked questions regarding the Governor's Executive Order 202.74, which established new restrictions for gyms, restaurants, bars, other establishments licensed by the New York State Liquor Authority.

Counsel’s Corner 05 - Halloween
October 29, 2020
Associate Counsel, Todd Ferrara along with his daughters Julia and Layla, outline key health and safety protocols for New Yorkers celebrating Halloween. For further guidance: on.nyc.gov/covid-halloween

Indoor Dining FAQ
October 27, 2020
Detailed guidance including frequently asked questions regarding indoor dining, which may resume in New York City for all restaurants, food service establishments, and other food vendors and concessions beginning September 30, 2020.

Counsel's Corner 04 - COVID-19 Business Requirements
October 21, 2020
Associate Counsel, Kevin Kelly, answers frequently asked questions on COVID-19 related requirements for reopened businesses. For further guidance visit: forward.ny.gov

Counsel's Corner 03 - COVID-19 Travel Restrictions
October 17, 2020
Associate Counsel, Mairead Jones-Kennelly, answers frequently asked questions on COVID-19 related travel restrictions.

Outdoor Heaters for Outdoor Dining FAQ
October 16, 2020
Detailed guidance and frequently asked questions on outdoor heaters in outdoor dining, which has recently been authorized by the Mayor's Emergency Executive Order 153.

Counsel's Corner 02 - COVID-19 Cluster Zones
October 8, 2020
Associate Counsel, Julianna Tabak, answers frequently asked questions on activity restrictions in COVID-19 cluster zones.

Cluster Red Zone Restrictions Chart
October 7, 2020
Detailed guidance on activity and operational restrictions in COVID-19 cluster red zones. 

Counsel's Corner  01 - Indoor Dining Q&A
September 30, 2020
Associate Counsel, Judith Lê, answers questions from New Yorkers regarding indoor dining, which resumed with restrictions on September 30th.

Outdoor Event Permits FAQ
September 20, 2020
Detailed guidance and frequently asked questions regarding outdoor event permits.

Wedding FAQ
August 27, 2020
Detailed guidance and frequently asked questions on wedding ceremonies.

EEO 141 Hotel/Places of Lodging FAQ
August 18, 2020
Detailed guidance on the Mayor’s Emergency Executive Order 141, which requires hotels and other places of lodging to have guests from restricted states fill out traveler health forms before accessing their rooms.

Checkpoint FAQ (English)
August 5, 2020
Detailed guidance and frequently asked questions regarding COVID-19 checkpoints.