CDC Says Vaccinated Children, Teachers Won't Need Masks In ClassSchools can safely return to in-person learning in the fall, even as they prepare to welcome back students too young to be vaccinated against COVID-19, according to updated guidance released Friday by the CDC.
With Javits Closing, Where Does NYC Stand With COVID Vaccine And Variants?Mayor de Blasio says the way to get more vaccinations in to the arms of New Yorkers is to focus on in-home vaccinations, mobile units, pharmacies, doctor's offices and pop-up sites.
Pfizer Developing COVID Vaccine Booster As Delta Variant SpreadsPfizer announced on Thursday that its COVID vaccine booster shot could further protect individuals from "all currently known variants" of COVID-19 — including the highly transmittable Delta variant.
N.Y. AG James Announces $4.5 Billion Settlement With Purdue Pharma Over Opioid CrisisNew York is expected to receive at least $200 million, going specifically toward opioid treatment, prevention and education.
While NYC Honors Hometown Heroes, Many Families Still Coping With Loss Of Loved OnesIt was a celebratory day in New York City, but for many families, it was a reminder of the thousands lost to the pandemic.
Hometown Heroes Parade: Queens Dr. Teresa Amato Grateful For Light At End Of Tunnel After Dark And Difficult YearShe's one of the countless health care heroes who risked their own lives while trying to save others.
Lenox Hill Hospital Doctors Pull Off Stunning Surgery, Save 6-Year-Old Ethiopian Girl With Massive Facial TumorHere's a story that you must see to believe, a truly miraculous transformation.
Corndogs And COVID Vaccines: New Jersey State Fair Offers Free Shots, Health ScreeningsThis year, you can take some crucial health steps before you step on your first ride.
Is It OK To Ask Someone If They've Been Vaccinated? Medical Ethicist Offers Advice On COVID Vaccine EtiquetteIn this new phase of the pandemic, as most things reopen, the vaccinated are starting more and more to mix with the unvaccinated.
COVID-19 Delta Variant Spreading In NYC; City Officials Urge Residents To Get Vaccinated: 'We Need To Take This Seriously'Experts say the vaccines appear to be effective against the Delta variant.
Advocates Call On Gov. Cuomo To Move Forward With Opening Of Supervised Drug Injection SitesDeadly overdoses have reached alarming levels during the coronavirus pandemic.
14-Year-Old California Boy On The Mend After Having Extremely Rare Heart And Liver TransplantIt is a remarkable story of survival. Mark Trapp can't wait to get back to playing sports now that he has a new heart and liver.
More Ticks Reported In Suffolk County Than Any Other County In U.S.Infectious disease specialists believe the COVID pandemic allowed the bloodsucking ticks to flourish, feasting off animals and spreading to humans.
COVID-19 Delta Variant Causing Nations To Rethink Loosening Restrictions, But NYC Confident It Doesn't Need ToAll over the world countries are re-imposing COVID-19 restrictions because of the highly contagious Delta variant.
NYC Lifting Mask Requirement For Vaccinated City Workers, Mayor SaysDe Blasio said all city agencies must implement the change by July 6.