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New York State Adopts CDC’s New COVID-19 Quarantine and Isolation Rules for Employers

As we previously reported, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated its guidance to shorten its isolation and quarantine requirements. Joining other states and localities, on January 4, 2022, the New York State Department of Health (NYS DOH) adopted the CDC’s guidance, and then issued a new set of isolation and quarantine guidance (NYS DOH Guidance) on January 14, 2022. Also on January 14, 2022, the NYS DOH issued new Frequently Asked Questions for Employers (FAQs) to aid employers in their compliance with these new requirements.

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