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.
NYC Health Department Sees Increase In Reports Of Children Accidentally Ingesting Edible Cannabis ProductsMayor Bill de Blasio and city health officials said Tuesday, safe storage is key.
Full Lineup Revealed For 'We Love New York City: The Homecoming Concert' In Central ParkAmong the artists who will be appearing: Jean Baptiste, Andrea Bocelli, LL Cool J, Elvis Costello, Earth, Wind & Fire with Babyface, Cynthia Erivo, Jennifer Hudson, Wyclef Jean, The Killers, Gayle King, Barry Manilow, Paul Simon, Patti Smyth with Bruce Springsteen, and Rob Thomas with Santana - and more.
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.
Mayor De Blasio Urges Private Companies To Require COVID Vaccines For EmployeesDe Blasio says mandates are needed because we've reached the limits of a purely voluntary system.
Judge Rules Mayor De Blasio, Former NYPD Commissioner Will Not Have To Take Stand In Inquiry Into Eric Garner's DeathThe city will have to turn over extensive documents, recordings and information related to disciplinary investigations of the officers involved, medical attention provided to Garner and use of force.
Some Grocery Stores Pulling Ben & Jerry's Off Shelves After Brand Announces Plans To Stop Selling Ice Cream In Occupied Palestinian TerritoriesFans of the socially conscious brand have taken Ben & Jerry's to task for doing business in Israel, especially in West Bank settlements, which are considered illegal under international law.
Mayor De Blasio Sounds Off On Those Not Taking Delta Variant Seriously: 'I Mean, This Is Crazy. Get Vaccinated'The highly contagious Delta variant has driven New York City's COVID-19 cases to its highest total since May. And health experts say those most vulnerable are the unvaccinated.
NYC Homecoming Week To Feature Daily Concerts Across 5 Boroughs, Capping Off With Central Park ShowThe week will feature a series of concerts across all five boroughs, capping off with a large show in Central Park.
NYC Health Commissioner: Proof Of Vaccination Or Negative Test Required Of All Public Health Care Workers Starting Aug. 2Mayor Bill de Blasio said Wednesday from now on if you're not vaccinated and work at a public hospital, you will have to take a COVID test each week.
De Blasio Blasts MTA Over Congestion Pricing DelaysThe mayor presented the MTA with a fake $15 billion check Tuesday, saying that implementing congestion pricing would effectively invest that same amount into the city's mass transit.
Dr. Fauci: COVID Vaccination May One Day Be Required For Kids To Return To School, Depending On How U.S. Handles Latest SurgeDr. Anthony Fauci, the country's leading infectious disease expert, is now backing a new COVID-19-related recommendation for when schools start back up in a few weeks.
De Blasio Says Mask Mandate Not The Solution To Growing COVID Cases, 'Vaccination Is'New York City health officials say the Delta variant is now responsible for 69% of COVID cases citywide.
Eric Garner's Family Pushing For Mayor De Blasio, Former NYPD Commissioner O'Neill To Testify On How NYC Handled 2014 DeathA Manhattan Supreme Court judge said Monday that a judicial inquiry into the fatal arrest of Eric Garner will begin this October.
NYPD On The Hunt For Dirt Bike Rider Who Critically Injured 4-Year-Old Boy In QueensPolice say the boy was struck by an illegal dirt bike in the Meadow Lake boat rental parking lot inside Flushing Meadows-Corona Park just before 6 p.m. on Sunday.