COVID In New York City: Health Department Report Details Prevalence Of Variants Across NYCThe agency has identified multiple variants of interest and concern, notably B.1.1.7., the variant originally found in the United Kingdom, and B.1.526, the new variant that emerged in New York.
Pause On Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Forces Pivot In Vaccine Distribution PlanOfficials emphasized the tiny number of cases being investigated - just six out of 6.8 million shots given. 
Lin-Manuel Miranda Helps Launch New COVID Vaccination Site Targeting Members Of Broadway, Film And Television CommunitiesMayor Bill de Blasio says it's another step towards the arts returning to New York CIty. 
Clearing Up Confusion About Safety And Efficacy Of The Johnson & Johnson COVID VaccineThere have been reports of vaccinated people getting COVID and concerns over the supply and effectiveness of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. 
FEMA Launches Nationwide Program To Help People Pay For COVID-19 Funeral CostsThe federal government in early April will start offering financial assistance to help cover funeral costs for people who have died of COVID-19.
COVID Vaccine In New York: Nearly 25% Of Residents Now Fully Vaccinated, Cuomo SaysAbout 24% of New Yorkers are fully vaccinated, and about 37% of New Yorkers have received at least one dose of the vaccine.
Tri-State Area Reports Steady Progress In COVID Vaccination Effort As Eligibility ExpandsIn New York, 4.7 million people have been fully vaccinated. That’s just under 24% of the state.
Survey: More Than 70% Of Dentists Seeing Increase In Patients Experiencing Teeth Grinding, Jaw Clenching During PandemicA recent survey by the American Dental Association of 2,300 dentists found more than 70% of them are seeing an increase of patients experiencing teeth grinding and clenching.
Citing Critical Need, New York Blood Center Says Donations Can Be Made At Pop-Up Mall Sites On Long IslandDonors are desperately needed, and hard to find, with many community drives canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Data Shows New York, New Jersey, 3 Other States Made Up 43% Of New COVID Cases Across Country Over Last WeekNew York reported over 53,000 new cases in the past week, and New Jersey reported nearly 28,600.
Glen Rock High School Shuts Down In-Person Learning Due To Spike In COVID Cases After Spring BreakAs CBS2's Jenna DeAngelis reports, the superintendent of the school confirmed there have been 16 positive cases in the high school since the district returned from spring break, but that's not a shock to the students she spoke with.