WHEREAS, the COVID-19 pandemic has severely impacted New York City and its
economy, and is addressed effectively only by joint action of the City, State, and Federal
WHEREAS, the state of emergency to address the threat and impacts of COVID-19 in the
City of New York first declared in Emergency Executive Order No. 98, and extended most recently
by Emergency Executive Order No. 205, remains in effect; and
WHEREAS, this Order is given because of the propensity of the virus to spread person-toperson, and also because the actions taken to prevent such spread have led to property loss and
NOW, THEREFORE, pursuant to the powers vested in me by the laws of the State of New
York and the City of New York, including but not limited to the New York Executive Law, the
New York City Charter and the Administrative Code of the City of New York, and the common
law authority to protect the public in the event of an emergency:
Section 1. I hereby direct that section 1 of Emergency Executive Order No. 210, dated
June 21, 2021, is extended for five (5) days.
§ 2. I hereby revoke section 1 of Emergency Executive Order No. 101, which banned all
group riding (otherwise known as “pooled” or “shared” rides) other than paratransit vehicles.
§ 3. I hereby direct the Fire and Police Departments, the Department of Buildings, the
Sheriff, and other agencies as needed, to enforce the directives set forth in this Order in
accordance with their lawful authorities, including Administrative Code sections 15-227(a), 28-
105.10.1, and 28-201.1, and section 107.6 ofthe Fire Code. Violations of the directives set forth
in this Order may be issued as if they were violations under the Health Code sections 3.07 and
3 .11, and enforced by the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene or any other agency.
§ 4. This Emergency Executive Order shall take effect immediately and shall remain in
effect for five (5) days unless it is terminated or modified at an earlier date.
Bill de Blasio,