CDC Committee: Health Care Workers, Long-Term Care Facility Residents Should Be First In Line For COVID VaccineAdvisers to the CDC officially voted Tuesday to recommend that health care workers and long-term care facility residents should be the first to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.
One Of Tri-State Area's First COVID-19 Victims Speaks Of Mental Strength Needed To Fight DiseaseWhen you hear the expression "long haulers," truck drivers may come to mind. But now it's also used to describe people experiencing long-term effects of COVID-19.
Nurses Strike At Montefiore New Rochelle, Saying 'We Don't Have Enough Staffing' And 'It's Not Safe'At Montefiore New Rochelle, nurses have walked off the job. They're on strike after contract negotiations with the hospital didn't go their way.
Girl Scouts Lauded For Providing Some Of New Jersey's Homeless COVID-19 Preparedness KitsOn Giving Tuesday, Girl Scouts in Hudson County were being awarded for their thoughtfulness towards the homeless during the coronavirus pandemic.
For Those With HIV, World AIDS Day Is Like Living In Parallel PandemicsVisual AIDS, a local arts charity, is reflecting on the annual day of awareness.
Schools | The New Normal: Experts Say Constant Remote Learning Is Forcing Teens To Be Adults Before They're ReadyAs schools continue to navigate hybrid, remote, and in-person learning, much of the focus has been on the younger students. Now, some high school students say they feel like the forgotten children.
Stay-At-Home Advisory Continues In Newark, But Is It Helping Lower COVID-19 Numbers?Newark Mayor Ras Baraka said Tuesday there has been a slow decline in COVID-19 cases.
NYC COVID Advisory: Health Commissioner Urges Older, At-Risk New Yorkers To Stay HomeThe commissioner warned at-risk residents to take precautions, saying the city will help them get food and medical care.
Fauci: COVID-19 Will Continue To Disrupt Lives Unless 'Overwhelming Majority' Of Americans Take VaccineThe nation's top infectious disease expert also said Americans should get vaccinated if they want to be "part of the solution" to the pandemic.
Cuomo Outlines Winter COVID Plan With Strong Focus On Making Sure Hospitals Don't Get OverwhelmedGov. Andrew Cuomo says the holiday season has already had a profound impact on the state's battle against COVID-19.
Nurses At Montefiore New Rochelle Planning To Strike; Union And Hospital Negotiating Solutions To PPE, Staffing ConcernsIf a deal isn't reached, nurses say they'll walk out at 7 a.m. Tuesday for a two day strike.
Moderna Asking FDA, European Regulators To Approve Its COVID Vaccine After Trial 'Already Saved Lives'Moderna Inc. said it would ask U.S. and European regulators Monday to allow emergency use of its COVID-19 vaccine. The request comes as new study results confirm the shots offer strong protection - ramping up the race to begin limited vaccinations as the coronavirus rampage worsens.
Officials: COVID-19 Case Surge Expected Through End Of YearConcerns continued Sunday over the number of Americans who traveled for Thanksgiving.
Mayor De Blasio Announces Phased Reopening Plan For NYC Public Schools; Elementary, Pre-K To Reopen Dec. 7Elementary schools, pre-K and 3-K centers will reopen first, followed by District 75 schools on Dec. 10.
FDNY Memo Says First Responders Could Receive COVID-19 Vaccines In DecemberThe FDNY confirmed to CBS2 it is planning to potentially have its first responders vaccinated for COVID-19 as early as next month.