New York State Department of Health and Mental Hygiene officials have issued travel restrictions on those traveling to and from the city.
They include those with criminal records and those with a history of violent behavior, including domestic abuse, or a record of violent offenses, including assault, assault and battery.
The restrictions are in place until May 30, the day before the first Super Bowl.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said he had ordered his officials to close schools and public transportation and to reduce the number of people expected to visit the city in the days leading up to the Super Bowl festivities.
The state is trying to determine how many people will attend the game, and if they will be able to come from outside the United State.
The Associated Press reports that the number was expected to be around 10,000 people, but the state’s Department of Homeland Security says it expects the number to be as high as 18,000.
New Yorkers who are currently in the United