Leaders from nine groups across New York have come together urging full transparency on all publicly-classified aspects of the COVID-19 emergency, including the state’s response.

Data Sets Made Fully Available by DOH:
6 of 121

Click here to sign the petition to make these data public.

In a letter addressed to Governor Cuomo, Senate Majority Leader Stewart-Cousins and Assembly Speaker Heastie, signatories asked the leaders to do three things to help create more openness around this important issue:

  1. Full Data Transparency – Publish all COVID-19 data as open data.
  2. COVID-19 Oversight Hearing(s) – Hold hearings to help answer what worked well in terms of the state’s response to COVID-19 and what didn’t.
  3. Independent, National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB)-Style Assessment – Conduct a review of state and local systems’ responses.

The data sets listed below are classified under three status: “O” represents data that have been made available, are downloadable and machine-readable; “Y’ represents data that are available only as a graph; and “N” represents data that are not publicly available.

Originally compiled and posted on behalf of signatories by Reinvent Albany.
View the full letter as a PDF here, the list of datasets here, and the press release here.

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