FDA, CDC May Approve COVID Vaccine Booster Shots For More Americans This WeekNew research suggests Johnson & Johnson's vaccine has been less effective than others. Many may soon be looking to mix vaccines for better protection.
CDC Issues New COVID-19 Guidance For Holiday SeasonNew holiday COVID-19 guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention urges eligible people to get vaccinated against the virus and wear masks — in some cases — when gathering.
CDC Recommending Pfizer Booster Shots For Seniors, Adults With Underlying Medical Conditions, Adults At Greater Risk Of Exposure At WorkYou will only be able to get a Pfizer booster shot if you received a second Pfizer dose at least six months ago.
CDC Backs Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Shots For Millions Of Seniors And Some OthersThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention endorsed booster shots for millions of older or otherwise vulnerable Americans, opening a major new phase in the U.S vaccination drive against COVID-19.
CDC Advisers Recommend Who Can Get Pfizer Booster ShotsNow people at least 65 years old or living in long-term care facilities, like nursing homes, will be eligible for booster shots.
CDC Investigating Series Of Salmonella Outbreaks Tied To Italian-Style MeatsOfficials are still trying to determine the source and brands affected.
Suffolk County Health Officials Recommend School Districts Follow CDC Mask Guidelines For Upcoming School YearThe county says any staff vaccination requirements will be decided by individual districts.
Eviction Moratorium Update: Without An Extension, What Happens To Renters After July 31?The CDC's eviction moratorium ends on July 31, which leaves renters uncertain about their future in an economy still recovering from COVID.
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.
CDC Reports Record Number Of Overdose Deaths Amid Pandemic With Nearly 93,000 Lives LostCDC data showed New York City with a 36% increase in overdose deaths. New York state is about the same.
Parents, Children Rally Across Long Island For Change To Mask RequirementPeople who are fully vaccinated can take their masks off in most places. But where does that leave children?
CDC Releases New Information On Breakthrough COVID Cases Involving Fully Vaccinated IndividualsAccording to the CDC, there have been 1,949 so-called "breakthrough" cases involving patients who were hospitalized or who died.
Mask Mandate No More For Fully Vaccinated People In Connecticut: 'It's Such A Relief... We've All Been Waiting For This'A Stamford salon owner says it feels like a new day now that the updated CDC guidance is in effect in Connecticut.
To Mask Or Not To Mask Pits The Cautious Among Us Against Those Strongly In Favor Of Personal ChoiceStarting Wednesday, New York will follow the new CDC mask guidance. It means that fully vaccinated state residents can take their masks off, inside and outside in most places, regardless of crowd size.
NYC Health Commissioner Dr. Dave Chokshi Says He Will Not Follow Updated CDC Mask Guidance: 'I'll Be Keeping My Mask On Indoors In Almost All Settings'Chokshi is recommending continued mask use in many indoor settings until more people are fully vaccinated, and he says he will keep his mask on, too.