New City, NY, – Rockland County Executive Ed Day and County Health Commissioner Dr. Patricia Schnabel Ruppert continue to i
As an essential business, described here: https://esd.ny.gov/
If an employee was directly exposed to someone with COVID-19, the employee must be in quarantine for 14 days after the exposure. If the worker is not essential, that person can quarantine at home. If they are essential, they may continue to work but must wear a mask at work for at least 14 days after the most recent exposure, take their temperature at least every 12 hours, and have no symptoms of COVID-19.
If an employee develops symptoms at any time during the 14-day period, the employee must leave the workplace immediately and stay at home and away from other people and follow the guidance below. An employee is NOT at risk for COVID-19 unless they had direct exposure to an infected person. Exposure to someone else who was exposed is NOT an immediate risk.
If an employee does not get a COVID-19 test or their test results are positive and the employee has symptoms of COVID-19, the employee MUST stay at home and away from other people, including in their home, for at least 7 days since their symptoms first started. They must also meet the following conditions before they leave isolation; be fever-free witho
All employees should wash their hands often
- For more information and testing questions call the New York State 24-hour hotline at 1-888-364-3065.
- For emotional support call the New York State COVID-19 Emotional Support Helpline at 1-844-863-9314 from 8 am – 10 pm, 7 days a week or call the Rockland County Department of Mental Health at 845-364-2955, M-F 9 am – 3 pm.
- For local information and resources call 2–1–1
- Visit the county’s COVID-19 page