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The 2021 NYS Legislative Session concluded on June 10.  The NYS Council continued to advocate for several high priority bills right up until the very end.  Several of our high priority bills passed both houses and will now go on to the Governor.  More details are available to members here.


The Biden-Harris Administration has released its FY 2022 Budget and it calls for  historic levels of funding to address addiction and overdose.  A summary of the key proposals affecting mental health and addiction providers is available here.


Vaccine information from DOH for providers is available here.

Executive Order 202.110 continues all existing Orders and Directives through July 5, 2021.  This would include the current telehealth flexibilities as well as background checks.  

Additional COVID resources available here.

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