Monday afternoon, Governor Cuomo’s office posted Executive Order 202.100, his one hundred and third Executive Order during the COVID-19 state of emergency, and his fourth since the law limiting Governor Cuomo’s authority to issue such orders was enacted. Executive Order 202.100, dated March 31, 2021, continues the suspensions and modifications of law, and any directives, unless superseded, modified or otherwise expired, made by Executive Order 202 and each successor Executive Order to 202, for thirty days until April 30, 2021. Executive Order 202.100 also issues a new directive set forth below. Executive Order 202.100 is effective from March 31, 2021 through April 30, 2021. A copy of Executive Order 202.100 can be found here.
- The directive contained in Executive Order 202.30, as extended and modified, which required that nursing home operators or administrators certify that they are able to properly care for a patient, and which required that the article 28 general hospital obtain a negative COVID-19 diagnostic test result prior to discharge, is further modified and extended to provide that no Article 28 general hospital shall discharge a patient to a nursing home, without first offering to medically eligible patients and, if the patient consents, providing a COVID-19 vaccine to such patient.