NYC Teacher, Principal Unions Warn Of School Staffing Shortages When Vaccine Mandate Takes Effect; De Blasio Says Substitutes Standing ByBy 5 p.m. Monday, all city Department of Education employees must have at least one COVID vaccine shot or risk losing their jobs.
Understaffing At Nursing Homes Leaves Residents Vulnerable Amid Pandemic, Now Vaccine Mandate Could Make It WorseThe governor is actively preparing for an even greater shortage, working to secure temporary visas for international workers and adjust licensing requirements to bring in nurses from out of state.
CDC Recommending Pfizer Booster Shots For Seniors, Adults With Underlying Medical Conditions, Adults At Greater Risk Of Exposure At WorkYou will only be able to get a Pfizer booster shot if you received a second Pfizer dose at least six months ago.
'I'm Going To Risk It:' CBS2 Finds Many Subway Riders Still Not Wearing Masks As MTA Starts Issuing FinesOne man responded with an obscene hand gesture. Others were camera shy, one after another ducking away.
NYC Teachers Union Concerned About Potential Staffing Issues As Vaccine Deadline ApproachesAll Department of Education employees must get their first COVID-19 shot by Monday or risk losing their jobs.
CDC Advisers Recommend Who Can Get Pfizer Booster ShotsNow people at least 65 years old or living in long-term care facilities, like nursing homes, will be eligible for booster shots.
FDA Approves Pfizer COVID-19 Booster Shot, But Confusion Still Reigns Over Who Can Get It And WhenIf even state and federal health officials can't agree on booster guidelines, it's not surprising the rest of us are confused.
New Yorkers Can Enter To Win Free Giants, Jets And Bills Tickets With COVID VaccinePeople who receive a shot between now and October 25 can enter to win.
Judge Lifts Temporary Pause On Vaccine Mandate For NYC Teachers, Who Now Must Be Vaccinated By MondayA separate decision on a state mandate for health care workers has been delayed.
FDA Authorizes Pfizer COVID-19 Booster Shots For Seniors, Others At High RiskThe authorization makes the Biden administration's plan to roll out booster shots this week at least partially possible.
No New Cases Of Legionnaires' Disease Reported In Harlem In 4 WeeksCity health officials had reported 18 people infected with the disease in August.
A 'Survivor' In More Ways Than One: Ethan Zohn, Winner Of 'Survivor: Africa', Raising Blood Cancer AwarenessLymphoma is the most common form of blood cancer in adults and one man who is a survivor - in every sense of the word - is now sharing his story of hope.
New Study Shows COVID Vaccines Are Safe For Pregnant Women, Also Protect Newborns"You could possibly be saving two lives with vaccination," Dr. Jennifer Lighter said.
CBS2's Lonnie Quinn Discusses His Bout With Breakthrough Case Of COVID-19Lonnie was vaccinated, which hopefully mitigated his symptoms. He followed all safety protocols and we here at CBS2 are happy to have him back.
Johnson & Johnson: 2nd Dose Of COVID Vaccine Offers Stronger ProtectionJ&J had long believed that a second shot of its engineered, virus-based vaccine would boost immunity to COVID-19.