City Council Legislation Aims To Tackle Racial And Gender Discrimination In Health CareSupporters say bias in health care is highlighted in high Black maternal mortality rates, a disproportionate impact of COVID on communities of color and mistrust about getting the COVID vaccine.
COVID Vaccine: Teenage First Responders In New Jersey Excited About Receiving First Pfizer DoseSome of New Jersey's youngest eligible residents were vaccinated Thursday in Union County.
COVID Vaccine: Appointments Now Available Through Local PharmaciesRite Aid and Walgreens will serve New York City residents, while CVS and Walgreens are used in the rest of the state.
COVID Vaccine: Citi Field Mega-Site Opens For Queens Residents, TLC Drivers And Food WorkersCiti Field opened it doors on Wednesday for eligible Queens residents, but it didn't take long to run into a similar problem other sites have experienced -- short supply.
New Jersey Residents Eligible For Vaccination Exasperated With Inability To Get AppointmentsVaccination site organizers say they are not taking appointments unless they have vaccines to give out.
Gov. Cuomo Says New York Sports Arenas, Stadiums Can Open At 10% Capacity Starting Feb. 23Sports fans in New York City and on Long Island can begin seeing their teams live and in-person later this month.
After Being Apart 11 Months Due To COVID-19 Protocols, Couple Married 58 Years ReunitesOn their wedding day in 1963, they vowed to love each other "in sickness and in health." First Alzheimer's, then the coronavirus pandemic, their vow remains unbroken.
COVID Vaccine: 2 New Sites For Underserved Communities Opening In New York CityOne will be a York College in Jamaica, Queens, and the other at Medgar Evers College in Prospect Lefferts Gardens, Brooklyn.
Essex County, N.J. Partnering With Clergy To Encourage Minority Communities To Get VaccinatedClergy members got their shots in Newark to show the vaccine is safe.
Citi Field Set To Open As COVID Vaccine Mega Site For Queens Communities Hit Hard By PandemicAt Citi Field, only 800 doses will be available in the first week. That's a stark contrast from the 15,000 doses provided at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, which opened as a mass vaccination site on Friday.
NYC Middle School Teachers Concerned COVID Cases Will Spike After In-Person Learning ResumesTeachers say the city doesn't have enough time to address their concerns before middle schools reopen.
COVID In New Jersey: Lack Of Available Vaccine Doses Leaving Doctors, Residents ExasperatedNew Jersey just reached a huge milestone in the number of COVID-19 vaccine administered. But many say they have tried everything and are still struggling to get an appointment.
COVID Impact On Children: Experts Say It's Important For Parents To Validate Their Kids' Feelings, Impose Daily RoutinesThe coronavirus pandemic is taking a mental toll on all of us, especially children.
COVID Concerns: Doctors Say Those With Sickle Cell Disease Or Carry Gene Are At Higher Risk Of Severe Illness From VirusAbout 1 out of every 365 African-Americans is born with sickle cell disease.
Pandemic Has More Families Finding Themselves In Need Of Food For The First TimePlenty of organizations are stepping in to help.