New York ends COVID-19 mask mandate at health care facilities

The change goes into effect today and impacts hospitals, nursing homes and treatment centers.

News 12 Staff

Feb 13, 2023, 10:34 AM

Updated 517 days ago

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Masks and face coverings are no longer required in health care facilities in the state.
The change goes into effect today and impacts hospitals, nursing homes and treatment centers.
State officials say each facility will be allowed to make its own policies moving forward.
The move comes as New York has seen a steady decline of COVID-19 transmission rates over the last two months.          


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