CDC Announces New Mask Guidance For People Fully Vaccinated Against COVID-19The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has updated its guidance to say that fully vaccinated people can forgo their masks and social distancing in many indoor situations.
Some Parents, School Officials On Long Island Want COVID Restrictions Eased For In-Person GraduationsNew York state caps graduation capacity depending on the location. For larger events, attendees must show proof of a recent negative test or vaccination.
Long Island Resident Zachary Honig Accused Of Stealing And Forging COVID-19 Vaccination CardsA former drug store clerk on Long Island has been charged with stealing and forging COVID-19 vaccination cards, something health officials say is not only illegal, but dangerous.
COVID 'Breakthroughs': CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez Explains Why Some Fully Vaccinated People Still Test PositiveAs you've heard, members of the New York Yankees organization have tested positive for COVID-19 even though they were reportedly vaccinated. Why did this happen? Dr. Max Gomez has answers.
New York City Begins Offering Pfizer Vaccine To Kids Ages 12-15 After CDC ApprovalAccording to the CDC, a survey showed 46 to 60 percent of parents said they will get their kids vaccinated.
New Jersey Easing COVID Restrictions At Nursing HomesThe state's Department of Health will soon allow more visitations and group activities for vaccinated residents.
Yankees Confirm 7 Positive COVID Cases Among Coaches, Support StaffSix of the seven are asymptomatic. All are fully vaccinated.
COVID Vaccine: Evidence Presented At CDC Meeting Shows Benefits Of Pfizer Shots To Children 12-15 Outweigh NegativesAssuming the CDC does give its approval, as early as Thursday you can get your child a shot here in New York City at one of the more than 250 sites that offer the Pfizer vaccine.
COVID Vaccine: MTA Unveils 8 New Pop-Up Sites In Metro Area, Offering Johnson & Johnson Shot And IncentivesYou can now get a COVID-19 vaccine shot while on your commute.
COVID Vaccination Rate Among Nursing Home Staffers Has Families Of Residents ConcernedAccording to the New York state Department of Health, the nursing home staff vaccination rate is now 58% - up from 46% in mid-March.
Yankees Coach Phil Nevin Tests Positive For COVID-19New York announced the positive test for Nevin, who is fully vaccinated, about two hours before the scheduled first pitch Tuesday night at Tampa Bay.
COVID Vaccine Pop-Up Sites At Subway, Transit Hubs Target Commuters As FDA Approves Pfizer Vaccine For Children 12-15Officials are getting ready to target a new set of people: Commuters. It comes as vaccination rates in New York are on the decline.
COVID Vaccine: CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez Offers Advice To Parents Whose Children Get Pfizer ShotsThe Pfizer vaccine for teens and tweens is the same as for adults. The same two doses three weeks apart have proven to be extraordinarily safe and even 100% effective in clinical trials on adolescents.
Local Organizations Going All Out To Combat COVID Crisis In IndiaWith more than 350,000 daily new cases, the nation is on pace to see more than one million deaths by midsummer.
FDA Grants Pfizer Emergency Use For COVID-19 Vaccine For Children Ages 12 To 15In Hoboken, some high schoolers will get their first shots as early as Tuesday