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Contact tracing

The New York State Capitol in Albany
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Advocates for Black and Brown communities in New York are urging Governor Andrew Cuomo to sign four pieces of legislation passed earlier this year.

The chairs of the state legislative health committees are proposing a bill that would help protect the privacy of New Yorkers who give personal information to coronavirus contact tracers.

Albany County

New York’s Capital Region is getting closer to reopening from the coronavirus shutdown.

As New York begins a regional re-opening strategy, the state has released guidelines for contact tracing to follow the spread of COVID-19.