Justice Brett Kavanaugh Tests Positive For COVID-19, Supreme Court SaysJustice Brett Kavanaugh tested positive for COVID-19 on Thursday, the Supreme Court announced in a statement. He is fully vaccinated and has no symptoms.
Federal Appeals Court Temporarily Halts Vaccine Mandate For Health Care Staff With Religious ExemptionsA panel of judges will take up the case on October 14. 
Doctors Report Seeing Patients With Heart Issues Possibly Linked To COVID-19There is a suggestion that the cardiac issues may be more common in men, although that hasn't been firmly established.
NIH Investigating Possible Link Between COVID Vaccine And Changes To Menstrual CyclesThousands of women are reporting a potential side effect of the COVID vaccine when it comes to their monthly menstrual cycles.
Teacher Stephanie Edmonds On Why She's Not Getting The COVID Vaccine, Despite Mandate: 'The Hardest Decision I've Ever Made'Several school staff unions are warning the city is not prepared to make up for the thousands of employees it could lose because of the reinstated vaccine mandate. 
Nearly 900 Students In Toms River In COVD Quarantine Following District-Wide OutbreakThat means one in 14 students in Toms River have either had COVID or been impacted by the virus since the start of the school year.
Mayor De Blasio Announces New Public Health Outreach AgencyThe new agency will utilize personnel from the city's test and trace corps.
Paterson Says Grassroots Community Outreach Was Key To Achieving Highest Vaccination Rate In New JerseyOfficials attribute their success to the city's grassroots efforts to get out into the community and educate the public. 
Disturbing Levels Of Toxic Heavy Metals Found In Major Baby Food Brands, Congressional Report RevealsThe house subcommittee report describes dangerous levels of arsenic, lead, cadmium and mercury in major baby food brands.
New York Court Of Appeals Hears Arguments On Vaccine Mandate For Health Care WorkersIt comes after a lawsuit on whether requiring the vaccine violates the religious freedom of two Long Island nurses and a health care worker in Syracuse. 
Hochul Names Former NYC Health Commissioner Dr. Mary Bassett To Replace Dr. Howard ZuckerBassett served as the commissioner of New York City's Department of Health and Mental Hygiene from 2014 to 2018. 
COVID Vaccine Sites Coming To Subway Stations In Brooklyn, The BronxAnyone who gets a shot can also get a free, seven-day MetroCard or round trip ticket on the Long Island Rail Road or Metro-North. 
Doctors Say Patients May Need More Than Diet, Exercise To Shed Unwanted Pounds Gained During COVIDDr. Minisha Sood says when it comes to weight gain and loss, it could be about more than just diet and exercise.
New Study Shows Certain Nasal Sprays Used To Treat Allergies May Protect Against Severe COVID-19Lead study author Dr. Joe Zein says the steroid nasal sprays lower certain receptors on the cells of the nose that the COVID-19 virus uses to infect those cells.
Gov. Hochul Moves To Prevent Health Care Worker Shortages After COVID Vaccine Mandate Takes EffectThousands of medical professionals remain unvaccinated, and repercussions are already being felt.