By CBSNewYork Team

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — New York state has announced new COVID safety guidelines for camps.

Facilities and programs are now required to collect COVID-19 vaccination statuses and documentation for all staff and children.

They must implement daily health screenings and ensure proper social distancing.


Children and campers over the age of 2 and staff who are not fully vaccinated must wear face coverings.

Additionally, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention cleaning and disinfection guidelines must also be followed.

CBSNewYork Team