Mayor Bill de Blasio announced New Year’s Eve celebrations details at Times Square. He has approved additional restrictions to ensure a safe celebration. In addition to requiring proof of a complete vaccination schedule with a valid photo ID and being completely outdoors, attendees will also need to wear masks and reduce capacity.
After consulting with medical experts, the mayor has approved these additional security measures intended to celebrate New Year’s Eve with the maximum possible security. With the Times Square Alliance partnership, the City will continuously monitor the situation and take more precautions and measures if necessary in the coming days.
After Mayor Bill de Blasio announced New Year’s Eve celebrations at Times Square. He said that New Yorkers had taken a huge step forward over the past year; people are leading the way in vaccines. They have reopened safely, and every day, we work to build a recovery for all of them. There is much to celebrate, and these extra safety measures will keep the fully vaccinated crowd safe and healthy as we encircle in the New Year.
Politician Eric Adams said that New York is the best place to celebrate New Year’s Eve. Now it will also be one of the safest places against covid. The mayor took precautionary measures to learn to live with covid and fight the omicron variant. Now Visitors and New Yorkers can enjoy Times Square and the rest of the city in 2022.
Dr. Dave A. Chokshi, Health Commissioner, said that this year’s holiday season might not be what we expected. However, we can still have a happy holiday season. As soon as possible, all citizens of New York should get vaccinated and boosted. Use a quality face mask and stay home if you feel unwell, no matter how mild your symptoms are.