COVID-19 Inspector General Complaint Form

NOTE: Complaints regarding compliance with New York State's mask mandate should be directed to the appropriate local county health department. For additional information about the mandate, which went into effect December 13, 2021, please click here.

You may use any method to report allegations of mismanagement, theft, fraud or conflicts of interest related to New York State’s COVID-19 response efforts:

To file a complaint by mail, please write to us at:

New York State Offices of the Inspector General
Empire State Plaza, Agency Building 2, 16th Floor
Albany, New York 12223

Or fax your complaint to us at 518-486-3745.

You may also file a complaint by calling 800-367-4448. 

To file a complaint with the Office of the State Inspector General via this website, please complete the below form:

Your information is very important to us. Please explain your complaint below to assist us in gathering as much as possible. To extent possible, please identify: 

  1. Who is engaging in misconduct by including names, dates of birth, addresses, or any other identifying information
  2. Which state agencies, medical providers, vendors, shipping services and/or other entities/individuals are involved 
  3. What type(s) of assets are involved; for example: 
  • Ventilators
  • BiPAP
  • ICU equipment
  • Beds/Mattresses
  • PPE 
    • Isolation Gowns
    • Face shields
    • Goggles
    • N-95 Respirators
    • Neoprene Gloves
    • Nitrile Gloves
    • Surgical Gloves
    • Surgical Masks
  • Other
4. What wrongdoing occurred in as much detail as possible, including when,  for how long, and if there are any witnesses that we may contact. Please note, we may have to contact you for additional information.