NYC - The Official Guide

Stay Well NYC

New York City’s dynamism is defined by its people—those who live here, those who work here and all who visit from afar. Ensuring everyone’s well-being is paramount right now, and it’s a community effort. We at NYC & Company are asking tourism and hospitality businesses and their guests to take this Pledge, backed by public health protocols, to help the five boroughs reopen responsibly.

Businesses pledge to:

Wash our hands frequently
Wash our hands frequently
Wear masks or face coverings while on the premises, unless it is medically unsafe for us to do so
Wear masks or face coverings while on the premises, unless it is medically unsafe for us to do so
Clean and sanitize all surfaces and common areas in accordance with CDC guidelines
Clean and sanitize all surfaces and common areas in accordance with CDC guidelines
Perform staff wellness checks and require sick employees to stay home
Perform staff wellness checks and require sick employees to stay home
Limit capacity as directed to support social distancing
Limit capacity as directed to support social distancing
Make hand sanitizer and/or handwashing facilities available when possible
Make hand sanitizer and/or handwashing facilities available when possible

Guests pledge to:

Wash or sanitize our hands before entering
Wash or sanitize our hands before entering
Wear masks or face coverings while on the premises, unless it is medically unsafe for us to do so
Wear masks or face coverings while on the premises, unless it is medically unsafe for us to do so
Use credit/debit or other contactless payment methods when possible
Use credit/debit or other contactless payment methods when possible
Stay home when not feeling well
Stay home when not feeling well
Maintain 6 or more feet of distance from others, if possible
Maintain 6 or more feet of distance from others, if possible
Use hand sanitizer throughout our stay
Use hand sanitizer throughout our stay


Inspired by our colleagues at Explore Asheville. Businesses are encouraged to adapt each practice to suit their specific need. By posting the Pledge publicly, you agree to adhere to these guidelines to the best of your ability.



Do you represent an NYC business?
Click here to access materials for sharing the Pledge.

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