Pediatric COVID Cases Surging To All-Time Highs As Children Head Back To SchoolAs of Sept. 2, over five million children have tested positive for COVID-19 since the start of the pandemic, and more than a quarter of a million pediatric cases were added just in the past week.
Critics Take Issue With Mayor De Blasio's Plan To Keep School In-Person Learning Safe, Request Remote OptionMayor Bill de Blasio is championing what he calls the gold standard for keeping students safe in the classroom ahead of Monday's first day of school, which will be fully in person.
NYC Officials Say Public Schools Ready To Safely Reopen Next WeekMasks are required, open windows and machines will ensure proper ventilation and classrooms will be cleaned daily with electrostatic sprayers.
Relief, Concern Arrive With Parents And Students On First Day Of In-Person Learning At Newark Schools Since March 2020There are a lot of new protocols in schools, like screenings and temperature checks, but most parents said they are just thankful their kids are fully back in buildings.
Monday Is Deadline For New York State Workers To Get COVID VaccineUnvaccinated state employees will be tested for the coronavirus on a weekly basis. There is no testing option for health care workers at state-run hospitals.
COVID Impact: Boat Owners Say Charter Rental Business On Hudson River Is BoomingThe last unofficial weekend of the summer has people getting to the beach -- and more than ever this year -- on a boat.
Gov. Hochul: More Than 80% Of Adult New Yorkers Have Received At Least 1 COVID Vaccine DoseMore than 23 million total doses have been administered across the state.
Health Officials Concerned Labor Day Weekend Travel Will Create Spike In COVID CasesWith daily COVID cases reaching levels not seen since January, there's new concern that Labor Day weekend travel will only worsen the trend.
Rabbis From Long Island, Queens Urge Communities To Get COVID VaccineJust ahead of Rosh Hashanah, which begins Monday at sundown, 13 rabbis from the Five Towns and Far Rockaway released a new video encouraging everyone to get the COVID-19 vaccine.
Rosh Hashanah Celebrations Planned With COVID In Mind For 2nd Straight YearIn the midst of the pandemic, some congregations are carefully planning to gather in person, while others will connect virtually.
Immunocompromised Hopeful Clinical Trial Of Third COVID-19 Vaccine Dose Will Yield Positive ResultsMany Americans with an autoimmune disease have had a poor response to COVID-19 vaccines, placing them at extremely high risk.
COVID-19 Update: CBS2 Gets In-Person Look At What NYC Public Schools Are Doing To Keep Students And Staff SafeCity students and staff are getting set to head back to class in two weeks. This has many parents and students wondering what school buildings are doing to prepare.
Manhattan DA Announces Charges Against 15 In Fake COVID-19 Vaccination Card ConspiracyThe phony cards were allegedly sold over Instagram, and the buyers are believed to be front-line and essential workers.
New York Clinic Carecube Accused Of Adding Bogus Charges To Patients' Bill After Receiving COVID TestOne person said Carecube billed their insurance for a $200 office visit and $50 for the COVID test, but adding there was no office visit, only the test.
Flu Season, COVID-19 Could Create Potential Twindemic, But It Doesn't Have To Happen That WayIt could create a threat for doctors, hospitals and overwhelmed health care facilities.