17 March 2020 – Drive through testing in Nassau county, job protection and pay for quarantined workers

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Type of Intervention: Healthcare and public health capacity
Sectors Involved: Enhance laboratory testing capacity
Level of Jurisdiction: New York
Lead People/Agency:

Overview: Drive Through Testing in Nassau County. Governor’s Program Bill Guarantees Job Protection and Pay for New Yorkers Quarantined as a Result of Novel Coronavirus. Legislation Also Adopts Comprehensive Paid Sick Leave Proposal First Advanced in Governor’s Executive Budget. State is Reaching out to Retired Nurses and Doctors to Supplement Medical Personnel at Hospitals – Part of Governor’s Hospital Capacity ‘Surge’ Efforts
Full details here: https://www.governor.ny.gov/news/governor-cuomo-announces-three-way-agreement-legislature-paid-sick-leave-bill-provide-immediate