Hempstead Union Free School District Distributes Thousands Of At-Home COVID Test Kits To FamiliesParents had to show a form listing their child's school and ID number.
New Jersey Mother Angry, Humiliated Over JetBlue's Treatment After 2-Year-Old With Autism Refused To Wear Mask On FlightVideo shows a rotating crew of flight attendants standing over the mother as she desperately tries to get her 2-year-old to wear his mask.
Omicron's Spread Prompts Booster Mandate For Health Care Workers, New Requirements For Nursing Home Visits In N.Y.Hochul said workers should get the booster within two weeks of eligibility, which is five months after being fully vaccinated. 
Congressman Wants Investigation Into Andover Nursing Home Where Hundreds Of Residents, Staff Members Have COVIDIt's the same facility where 17 bodies were found stacked in makeshift morgues during the height of the pandemic in 2020.
NYC COVID Hospitalizations On The Rise As Doctors Grow More Concerned About 'Flurona' TrendThe record surge in COVID cases is impacting New York City hospitals and doctors are bracing for a "flurona" trend.
Some NYC, Long Island COVID-19 Testing, Vaccination Sites Delay Opening Friday Due To Snow StormOfficials are anticipating a messy morning commute due to Thursday night's snow storm.
COVID Deaths Starting To Rise Across Tri-State Area Along With Positivity RatesOmicron cases continue to rise across the Tri-State Area.
New York City, State Legislators Ask Mayor Adams To Let Schools Temporarily Go RemoteDozens of them sent a letter to the mayor asking for a remote option for students for about two weeks.
New Nassau County Executive Bruce Blakeman Makes More Waves, Signs Order Giving Public Schools Mask Mandate OptionBlakeman signed three controversial executive orders that rule out a mask mandate for public school children, county workers, and indoor places or businesses.
COVID Impact: New York School Districts, Private Schools Dealing With Frustrating Bus Driver ShortageThe lack of drivers is impacting children and families on multiple fronts.
As COVID Cases Soar, Nurses At New Jersey's Holy Name Medical Center Say Burnout Is, Again, A Big ConcernNew CDC data paints a dire picture of what's likely to come, as Omicron variant cases continue to increase.
Mayor Eric Adams Unveils 3-Point Plan To Make Sure NYC Hospitals Have Resources To Fight Surging COVID-19 CasesThe number of COVID-19 positive hospitalizations has topped 10,000 for the first time in nearly two years, but the numbers may not reflect the severity of the pandemic.
Health Experts Say N95 Face Masks Offer Best COVID Protection; How To Make Sure They Are Most EffectiveSparkly masks, superhero masks -- there are many choices, but experts say it's not about fashion. We need the best protection when it comes to the super contagious Omicron strain.
Demand For N95 Masks, Kids' Surgical Masks Rising As Omicron SpreadsPeople are buying up N95s, but also are making sure their kids aren't wearing cloth masks anymore.
Archdiocese Of New York Catholic Schools Providing At-Home COVID Test Kits For Students, StaffAs part of Gov. Kathy Hochul's "Test To Stay" program, thousands of testing kits have been delivered to Catholic schools throughout the state.