SUFFOLK COUNTY COURTS CORONAVIRUS-SCREENING OF COURTHOUSE VISITORS
The following safety and operational protocols shall apply to all Unified Court System facilities for the safety of all court personnel and court users:
Commencing July 6, 2020, visitors (including parties, attorneys, witnesses, spectators, law enforcement officers, vendors, and all non-UCS personnel) to any Unified Court System facility will be required to submit to temperature screening and questioning upon entry into the facility and prior to magnetometer and x-ray security screening.
A uniformed officer will take the visitor’s temperature by infrared thermometer without physical contact to the visitor. The officer will ask whether, within the last 14 days, the visitor (1) has a fever, cough, shortness of breath or any flu-like symptoms; (2) has tested positive for COVID-19 (or been in close contact with anyone diagnosed with COVID19); or (3) has returned from travel abroad or from a state covered by Executive Order 205.