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New York State Governor Signs Law Protecting Health Care Workers, Facilities and Administrators from COVID-19-Related Liability
The Act does not immunize liability for harm or damages caused by an act or omission constituting willful or intentional criminal misconduct, gross negligence, reckless misconduct or intentional infliction of harm.
The immunity protections under the statute apply retroactively to March 7, 2020 and will last as long as the COVID-19 emergency declaration is in effect.
Government or Lead Agency
The Office of the New York State Governor
Effective Sunday March 7, 2020, until the COVID-19 emergency declaration is lifted.
Any healthcare providers or organizations, including hospitals, nursing homes, administrators, board members, physicians, nurses, and volunteers providing care in response to the COVID-19 emergency.
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