ALBANY, N.Y. (PIX11/WIVB) — On a media call Monday afternoon, Gov. Andrew Cuomo talked about applying new guidelines to school graduations starting May 1. Let’s run down the new rules, which vary depending on the size and location of the ceremony:
For large events, schools and colleges will need to notify their local health department. For all events, face masks, social distancing, health screening, and contact information are required. Cuomo said that virtual, drive-in, and individual ceremonies are still the safest option and are encouraged over larger in-person events.