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.
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.
New Jersey Lifting Indoor Mask Mandate This Friday, Gov. Murphy SaysNew Jersey will join New York and Connecticut, which adopted the new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines last week.
FDA Recommends 'Pause' For Johnson & Johnson COVID Vaccine After Rare Blood Clots ReportedThe FDA and CDC say they are investigating clots in six women in the days after vaccination, in combination with reduced platelet counts.
CDC Issues Guidelines For Easter GatheringsHealth officials say those fully vaccinated who are at least two weeks after getting their second shot can gather indoors without masks.
CDC: Fully Vaccinated People Can Start Traveling AgainTravelers who are fully vaccinated don't need to be tested before or after traveling, unless required to do so by their destination. They also don't need to self-quarantine, according to the new guidelines.
New CDC Guidelines Recommend 3 Feet Of Social Distancing At Schools With Universal Mask WearingThe updated guidance only applies to schools that require everyone to wear a face mask.
CDC Releases Guidelines For Fully Vaccinated PeopleThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released guidance for fully vaccinated people, outlining what they can safely do — including visiting indoors and mask-free with others.
'Make It A Double'; New Guidance Urges New Yorkers To Wear Two Layers Of MasksHealth officials say the proper way to double mask is to first put on a disposable mask, then a cloth face covering for a more snug fit.
CDC Outlines New Guidelines On How To Safely Reopen K-12 Schools, Some NYC Parents Still Not ConvincedSchools are urged to prioritize wearing masks and physical distancing, along with handwashing, cleaning of the facility and contact tracing with isolation and quarantine.
CDC Releases Safe Super Bowl Party GuidelinesThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is urging fans not to hold Super Bowl parties this year. If you do, however, they say to keep it small.
CDC Issues Mask Mandate For Planes, All Public TransportationThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued an order requiring travelers to wear face masks at transportation hubs, and on planes and all forms of public transportation.
CDC: Schools Can Safely Reopen If Precautions In PlaceThe CDC says coronavirus rarely spreads in schools where public health recommendations are followed.
New COVID-19 Guidelines Require International Travelers Show Proof Of Negative Test Before Flying To U.S.The CDC says it must be a viral test, not an antibody or some other types of tests. It must be done within 72 hours of departure with paper or electronic proof brought to the airport.
CDC Committee: Health Care Workers, Long-Term Care Facility Residents Should Be First In Line For COVID VaccineAdvisers to the CDC officially voted Tuesday to recommend that health care workers and long-term care facility residents should be the first to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.