# Vaccination rules
Norwegian Cruise Line to remove COVID vaccination requirement starting in September
Today, Norwegian Cruise Line announced that starting with September 3rd sailings, they will allow unvaccinated adults to sail with proof of a negative PCR or antigen test taken within the last 72 hours. They are the first cruise line to make the change to allow adults to sail regardless of vaccination status. Up until to this point, cruise lines have only allowed very limited exemptions for unvaccinated adults and have allowed unvaccinated children under age 12 to cruise with proof of a negative test.
New York Is Removing Its Mask Mandate For Businesses
Starting Thursday, February 10th, New York is lifting its statewide mask mandate requirement for both businesses and other indoor spaces. That said, there will still be mask requirements in places like Kindergarten to grade 12 schools for a few more weeks.