Homeless People Living In Hotels Rally At City Hall For Access To Affordable Housing, Not SheltersTo do that, they say the city must increase the amount of their rent vouchers. 
NYC Health Commissioner: Proof Of Vaccination Or Negative Test Required Of All Public Health Care Workers Starting Aug. 2Mayor Bill de Blasio said Wednesday from now on if you're not vaccinated and work at a public hospital, you will have to take a COVID test each week.
Data Shows Breakthrough Cases In Tri-State Area Account For Small Fraction Of New COVID-19 InfectionsBreakthrough cases are when vaccinated people test positive for the virus.
Staten Island High School Principal Discharged After Spending Over A Month In The Hospital Battling COVID-19There was an emotional celebration Wednesday as students, administrators and families filled the hospital's driveway.
Preliminary NYU Study Suggests Johnson & Johnson COVID Vaccine May Not Be As Effective Against Delta VariantThe Delta variant of the COVID-19 virus continues to spread. It now constitutes 83% of the COVID cases in the U.S.
U.S. Life Expectancy Sees Largest 1-Year Drop Since WWII Due To COVID DeathsNew government data shows life expectancy in the U.S. has reached the lowest level since 2003, with people living on average just over 77 years. 
NYC Public Hospitals, Department Of Health Will Require Weekly COVID Tests For Unvaccinated WorkersThe mayor's office confirmed the policy will begin in August.
Debate Continues To Swirl About Return To In-Person Classes For All Public School Students This FallThe start of a new school year may still be about two months away, but that is not stopping the push to have a fully virtual option available for New York City school students. 
Dr. Fauci: COVID Vaccination May One Day Be Required For Kids To Return To School, Depending On How U.S. Handles Latest SurgeDr. Anthony Fauci, the country's leading infectious disease expert, is now backing a new COVID-19-related recommendation for when schools start back up in a few weeks.
Long Island Educators Combining Lessons Of Heart, Mind And Body This Summer To Reclaim What Was Lost Due To PandemicMonday was the first day of Summer Academy at Washington Rose Elementary in Roosevelt. The stigma gone, in-person learning is a coveted treat after a year of struggling remotely.
Los Angeles Sheriff's Department Won't Enforce County Mask MandateThe Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department will not enforce a countywide face mask mandate imposed by the County Department of Public Health, the county sheriff said Friday.
Test In The Works To Diagnose COVID 'Long Haulers'Scientists at Imperial College London found auto antibodies in the blood of a small number of people with COVID symptoms that lingered for months. 
Breakthrough Cases And Delta Variant Concerns Have Some Officials Reevaluating Mask RulesSurging cases, mask mandates and sporting events canceled -- that may sound like the early days of the pandemic, but they're all happening now. 
Long Island Officials Say Delta Variant, Unvaccinated Residents Are Driving Surge In COVID CasesThe mobile Vaxmobile and health care workers are now spreading the message of science over social media misinformation.
Surgeon General Calls COVID-19 Misinformation An 'Urgent Threat'In his first advisory, Surgeon General Vivek Murthy issued a stark warning Thursday in an effort to fight misinformation that the COVID vaccine is dangerous.