File #: Int 0177-2022    Version: * Name: Reporting of data related to COVID-19.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Health
On agenda: 4/14/2022
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to reporting of data related to COVID-19
Sponsors: Julie Menin, Lynn C. Schulman, Public Advocate Jumaane Williams, Shahana K. Hanif, Julie Won, Nantasha M. Williams, (by request of the Manhattan Borough President)
Council Member Sponsors: 6
Summary: This bill would require the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) to publish on its website certain information related to COVID-19, including the daily rate of tests, positive tests, vaccinations and deaths. This information would have to be reported no later than 7 days after the date DOHMH receives the data.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 177, 2. Int. No. 177, 3. April 14, 2022 - Stated Meeting Agenda, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 4-14-22

Int. No. 177

By Council Members Menin, Schulman, the Public Advocate (Mr. Williams), Hanif, Won and Williams (by request of the Manhattan Borough President)

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to reporting of data related to COVID-19

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

Section 1. Section 1. Chapter 1 of title 17 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 17-199.19 to read as follows:

§ 17-199.19 Reporting on COVID-19. a. Definitions. For the purposes of this section, the term “COVID-19” means the disease caused by the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2).

b. The department shall maintain a website where it reports and updates daily the following information for each zip code:

1. The number of tests for COVID-19 performed;

2. The number of COVID-19 tests that were positive;

3. The percentage of COVID-19 tests that were positive;

4. The number of COVID-19 vaccines administered; and

5. The number of deaths due to COVID-19.

c. The information reported pursuant to subdivision b shall be posted on the website no later than seven days following the date the department receives such data.

§ 2. This local law takes effect immediately.

 

 

 

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LS #4638/5599/5809/6707

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