COVID-19: New Restrictions in NYC
Effective March 22nd, at 8:00 PM, all non-essential businesses in New York City will be closed. Only businesses with essential functions will be permitted to operate. Examples include grocery stores, pharmacies, internet providers, food delivery, banks, financial institutions and mass transit. Businesses that provide essential services must implement rules that help facilitate social distancing. The NYPD will be out in neighborhoods across the City to ensure compliance with these policies.
The City will also enforce the following rules for non-vulnerable individuals with fines and mandatory closures:
No non-essential gatherings; any concentration of people outside their home must be limited to workers providing essential services
Practice social distancing in public (6 feet or more)
Limit use of public transportation to only when absolutely necessary.
Sick individuals should not leave home except to receive medical care.