Mayor Adams Stresses Need To Keep Schools Open As Omicron SpreadsMayor Eric Adams says he is focused on keeping schools open as the city grapples with the Omicron variant.
Nonessential Procedures On Pause At 40 New York Hospitals After Single-Day COVID RecordGov. Kathy Hochul said the solution to this winter surge is getting vaccinated and boosted. Hochul said vaccination rates among children are still too low and urged parents and guardians to act.
NYC COVID Hospitalizations On The Rise As Doctors Grow More Concerned About 'Flurona' TrendThe record surge in COVID cases is impacting New York City hospitals and doctors are bracing for a "flurona" trend.
Mayor Eric Adams Unveils 3-Point Plan To Make Sure NYC Hospitals Have Resources To Fight Surging COVID-19 CasesThe number of COVID-19 positive hospitalizations has topped 10,000 for the first time in nearly two years, but the numbers may not reflect the severity of the pandemic.
Doctor: COVID-19 Cases Among Children Happening More Frequently: 'Things Have Definitely Changed'In the early days of the pandemic, kids were rarely getting COVID, but that's not the case anymore.
CDC Advisers Vote To Recommend COVID Vaccine Booster Shots For Children As Young As 12Millions of Americans between the ages of 12 and 15 could soon be able to get a booster shot of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine, after a panel of the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention's outside vaccine advisers voted by a majority to recommend children as young as 12 get a booster.
Rutgers University Announces COVID Booster Requirement For All Students, StaffStudents will continue remote classes until Jan. 30.
Video Shows Long Island High School Teacher Allegedly Administering COVID Vaccine To Teenager IllegallyDoctors called the incident "irresponsible" because the vaccine could have been corrupted, and the Herricks High School biology teacher appeared unversed in medical protocol.
Police: Biology Teacher Laura Russo Arrested For Allegedly Injecting Teen With COVID Vaccine, Though She's Not Authorized To Do SoPolice say she gave a teenager what's believed to be a coronavirus shot in her living room.
Adams Weighing COVID Booster Mandate For City Workers, Says It's His 'Next Move And Decision'City workers have been required to be vaccinated since Nov. 1, 2021.
FDA Authorizes COVID Vaccine Booster Shots For Children As Young As 12The Food and Drug Administration announced Monday it authorized third doses of Pfizer-BioNTech's shot for that age group.
Paterson, N.J. Teams With Local Pharmacy To Bring Mobile Testing Unit To Front Of City HallPaterson took steps Sunday to fight the rise in COVID-19 cases.
New Jersey First Lady Tammy Murphy Tests Positive For COVID-19The governor and first lady were tested "due to a recent known non-family contact in their home."
Increased COVID Testing Crucial Under Mayor Adams' Plan For NYC SchoolsMayor Adams and other local leaders are implementing a new plan that gives students and teachers wider access to COVID tests.
SUNY, CUNY Students Must Get COVID Booster Shot To Be On Campus, Gov. Hochul SaysStudents not yet eligible for a booster shot when the mandate takes effect will be allowed on campus. Once eligible, they must get the shot to stay.