Fauci Says Unvaccinated Americans Are 'Propagating This Outbreak' As Delta SpreadsDr. Fauci, chief medical adviser to President Biden, said Americans who remain unvaccinated against the coronavirus are "propagating" the latest outbreak of the highly contagious Delta variant.
COVID In New York: Mask Mandates Not Being Re-Imposed Just Yet As Concern Grows Over Delta VariantIn New York, COVID cases are increasing in every region, resulting in a 2.4% state positivity rate.
New York City Rolls Out $100 Incentive For Getting Vaccinated As CDC Report Warns Delta Variant As Contagious As Chicken PoxNew York City is upping the anti with new incentives for getting the COVID vaccine as a new CDC report warns the Delta variant is highly contagious.
Broadway Vaccine Mandate: Audiences Must Be Vaccinated And Masked; Performers, Crew And Staff Required To Be VaccinatedThe Broadway League announced that all 41 theaters will require audience members, performers and staff be fully vaccinated. In addition, all audience members are required to wear masks during performances. These policies are in effect through October.
De Blasio: New Mask Guidance In NYC May Come Monday As More Places Require Vaccinations Or Weekly TestingNew York City restaurateur Danny Meyer, behind hot spots including Union Square Cafe and Gramercy Tavern, is requiring all staffers and diners inside his restaurants to be vaccinated, starting Sept. 7.
Biden Ramps Up Vaccine Push With New Rules For Federal Workers And Call For $100 PaymentsPresident Biden is calling on state and local governments to use COVID-19 relief funds to give $100 to residents who get vaccinated.
CDC: 3 Connecticut Counties Now Considered High COVID Transmission AreasAccording to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hartford, New Haven and New London counties are classified as high risk.
New York State Hospital Workers Must Get Vaccinated, No Testing Option, Cuomo Says; State Reviewing New CDC Mask GuidanceGov. Cuomo on announced New York is requiring all state employees to get vaccinated against COVID-19 by Labor Day or undergo weekly testing.
New York City Public Schools Parents At Odds As Group Demands In-Person Learning OnlyThere's a tug of war between parents concerned about how COVID-19 will impact New York City schools in September.
CDC Reverses Course, Recommends People Wear Masks Indoors Where COVID Rates Are HighThis comes a day after Mayor Bill de Blasio said all city workers must be vaccinated by September 13 or face weekly COVID testing.
New York City Workers Must Be Vaccinated By Sept. 13 Or Face Weekly Testing, Mayor De Blasio SaysThe mandate applies to the city's roughly 400,000 employees, including those in the Department of Education, NYPD and the FDNY.
Tri-State Governors Making Push To Boost COVID Vaccination Rates As Delta Variant SpreadsThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says nearly all COVID hospitalizations and deaths are among people who have not received the coronavirus vaccine.
New York City Begins Offering COVID Vaccine To Students, Parents & Staff At Summer Rising SitesThe schools chancellor encourages all families to get their eligible kids their first dose by August 9, so they are fully vaccinated by the start of the school year.
Cuomo Announces $15 Million To Community Organizations To Help COVID Vaccination EffortsCuomo says they'll focus on zip codes with high COVID spread and a low vaccination rate.
Push For COVID Vaccinations Grows As Cases Climb AgainSome Biden administration health officials increasingly think vulnerable populations may need booster shots.