State and Local Guidelines

COVID-19 restrictions in the state of NY have been lifted, as 70% of adults have received their first dose of the vaccine. New York State’s health guidance and industry specific guidelines are now optional across commercial and social settings. However Columbia University still has its own polices that students, faculty, staff, and visitors must follow.

For information about how to get vaccinated in New York, please visit COVID-19 Vaccine Finder. Or call one of these numbers: for New York City, dial (877) VAX- 4NYC (1-877-829-4692); for elsewhere in New York State, dial (833) NYS-4-VAX (1-833-697-4829).

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New York State Policies

COVID-19 restrictions are now lifted, as 70% of adults have received their first dose of the vaccine. New York State’s health guidance and industry specific guidelines are now optional across commercial and social settings. More information can be found via the NY State Novel Coronavirus Website.

 

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New York City Policies

New York City is largely following NY State guidelines, however a number of NYC specific policies and resources can be found on the NYC Health Coronavirus Website as well as NYC Go.

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CDC Policies

The CDC provides guidance and policies on a variety of topics through the CDC Novel Coronavirus website. Topics include schoolsbusinessestravel and more

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Other Policies

NYSED provides a comprehensive guide for reopening for K-12 and higher education. 

US DOE also provides a number of resources for schools, students, and families