New York Hero Act (September 20, 2021)
The purpose of this plan is to protect employees against exposure and disease during an airborne infectious disease
outbreak. This plan goes into effect when an airborne infectious disease is designated by the New York State
Commissioner of Health as a highly contagious communicable disease that presents a serious risk of harm to the
public health. This plan is subject to any additional or greater requirements arising from a declaration of a state of
emergency due to an airborne infectious disease, as well as any applicable federal standards.