Gov. Kathy Hochul Increases Pressure On COVID Vaccine Holdouts As Deadline For Health Care Workers ApproachesHochul announced Saturday a possible state of emergency if severe staffing shortages result.
De Blasio Says City Prepared For School Staffing Shortages As COVID Vaccine Deadline ApproachesNew York City Department of Education workers without at least one dose risk losing their jobs.
NYC Teacher, Principal Unions Warn Of School Staffing Shortages When Vaccine Mandate Takes Effect; De Blasio Says Substitutes Standing ByBy 5 p.m. Monday, all city Department of Education employees must have at least one COVID vaccine shot or risk losing their jobs.
Understaffing At Nursing Homes Leaves Residents Vulnerable Amid Pandemic, Now Vaccine Mandate Could Make It WorseThe governor is actively preparing for an even greater shortage, working to secure temporary visas for international workers and adjust licensing requirements to bring in nurses from out of state.
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.
Vice President Kamala Harris' Appearance On 'The View' Delayed By Co-Hosts' Positive COVID-19 TestsVice President Kamala Harris' appearance on ABC's "The View" Friday morning was delayed when two of the show's co-hosts tested positive for COVID-19 shortly before the interview.
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.
Dr. Howard Zucker Stepping Down As New York State Health CommissionerZucker came under fire for his handling of the coronavirus pandemic at nursing homes.
FDA Approves Pfizer COVID-19 Booster Shot, But Confusion Still Reigns Over Who Can Get It And WhenIf even state and federal health officials can't agree on booster guidelines, it's not surprising the rest of us are confused.
New Yorkers Can Enter To Win Free Giants, Jets And Bills Tickets With COVID VaccinePeople who receive a shot between now and October 25 can enter to win.
Judge Lifts Temporary Pause On Vaccine Mandate For NYC Teachers, Who Now Must Be Vaccinated By MondayA separate decision on a state mandate for health care workers has been delayed.
MTA To Start Issuing $50 Fines To Riders Not Wearing MasksFace coverings are required on buses, trains and in enclosed stations under state and federal law.
'I Want A Proper Education': Some NYC Public School Students With Medical Exemptions From In-Person Instruction Feel They're Falling Behind"If we want to keep our son safe, alive and out of a hospital, we have to sacrifice his education," father Andre Huete said.
FDA Authorizes Pfizer COVID-19 Booster Shots For Seniors, Others At High RiskThe authorization makes the Biden administration's plan to roll out booster shots this week at least partially possible.