Atlantic Health System Rapidly Screening For COVID Variants In New JerseyThat comes as new concerns emerge about variants targeting younger people.
New Mayor Of Hempstead Calls For More Transparent COVID Vaccine Distribution During Inaugural SpeechThe mayor said many seniors are still waiting to get their shots and noted Hempstead residents are usually the last to find out about pop-up vaccination sites.
All New Jersey Residents 16 And Older Eligible For COVID Vaccine April 19Gov. Murphy announced a major expansion to New Jersey's COVID vaccine eligibility list.
NYC Officials Promise To Double Down On Efforts To Address Racial Disparities In COVID VaccinationsNew York City reached a COVID vaccination milestone last week, with a record number of residents receiving shots in the arm.
Road To Reopening: New York Lifts Curfew For Gyms, Movie Theaters And Other BusinessesThe 11 p.m. curfew for bars and restaurants and the 12 a.m. curfew for catered events remain in effect.
COVID Vaccine: Congressman Expresses Concern About Vaccination Rates In 2 New York City BoroughsAccording to the Department of Health, 36% of the city's population has had at least one dose. But in the Bronx and Brooklyn, that number is 31%, compared to Manhattan, where it's 44%.
REMINDER: COVID Vaccine Eligibility In New Jersey Drops To Age 55-Plus And Others With Disabilities On MondayMore people become eligible this week for the coronavirus vaccine in New York and New Jersey.
New York City Hits Vaccination MilestoneThere was another single day record in New York City.
Road To Reopening: Legend Jerry Seinfeld Makes Surprise Appearance At Gotham Comedy ClubThere has been a major step on the road to reopening, allowing people to go for a night on the town.
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.
Northwell Health House Call Team Brings COVID Vaccines To Homebound Seniors On Long IslandAt least 2 million Americans are homebound. There is no central registry, so it's more difficult to find and reach those who are isolated.
Connecticut Now Offering COVID Vaccine To Anyone 16 And OlderOver the past two weeks, the average number of daily new cases in Connecticut has increased by more than 60%.
With Pfizer Saying Its Vaccine Is Effective In Children, Parents And Officials Consider What It Means For SchoolsSchools in the Maplewood-South Orange school district have been all virtual for more than a year. The Pfizer news gives renewed hope for a return back to schools with teachers and friends.
Pfizer Says COVID Vaccine 100% Effective For Kids As Young As 12The vaccine had the same side effects in children as in adults - fever, malaise and body aches -- but was generally well tolerated.
New FEMA-Run Mass COVID Vaccination Site Opens In NewarkThe site will be open seven days a week, and can vaccinate 6,000 people a day.