Sen. Chuck Schumer Calls On New York State To Distribute $2.1B To Tenants Hit Hard During PandemicSchumer joined tenants in Manhattan on Sunday and called on the state to act now.
Gottlieb Says U.S. Likely 'Much Further In This Epidemic Than We're Picking Up'Dr. Scott Gottlieb, former Food and Drug Administration commissioner, said Sunday he thinks the U.S. is further into the COVID-19 epidemic driven by the Delta variant than CDC models are picking up.
Push For COVID Vaccinations Grows As Cases Climb AgainSome Biden administration health officials increasingly think vulnerable populations may need booster shots.
17 New Olympic-Related COVID-19 Cases Reported, Bringing Total To 127The Olympic torch is burning in Tokyo — almost a year after the games were originally scheduled to be held. They were delayed until now due to the pandemic. But the virus is still clouding the games.
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.
New York City Marriage Bureau Resumes In-Person Weddings By Appointment OnlyCouples can once again get married and get a marriage license in person in New York City. But appointments are necessary and masks must be worn during the ceremonies.
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.
Healing-Centered Schools Task Force Sends Recommendations Addressing Punishment, Trauma At New York City SchoolsLocal leaders put forward recommendations to the New York City Department of Education for finding new ways to tackle trauma students may be facing from the past year and a half.
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.
Data Shows Breakthrough Cases In Tri-State Area Account For Small Fraction Of New COVID-19 InfectionsBreakthrough cases are when vaccinated people test positive for the virus.
Staten Island High School Principal Discharged After Spending Over A Month In The Hospital Battling COVID-19There was an emotional celebration Wednesday as students, administrators and families filled the hospital's driveway.
Gov. Murphy Signs Law He Says Is Game Changer For New Jersey Small Businesses Impacted By COVIDOne hundred thirty five million dollars in federal funds will be available for those eligible. 
Preliminary NYU Study Suggests Johnson & Johnson COVID Vaccine May Not Be As Effective Against Delta VariantThe Delta variant of the COVID-19 virus continues to spread. It now constitutes 83% of the COVID cases in the U.S.
U.S. Life Expectancy Sees Largest 1-Year Drop Since WWII Due To COVID DeathsNew government data shows life expectancy in the U.S. has reached the lowest level since 2003, with people living on average just over 77 years. 
NYC Public Hospitals, Department Of Health Will Require Weekly COVID Tests For Unvaccinated WorkersThe mayor's office confirmed the policy will begin in August.