COVID In New York: Mask Mandates Not Being Re-Imposed Just Yet As Concern Grows Over Delta VariantIn New York, COVID cases are increasing in every region, resulting in a 2.4% state positivity rate.
New York City Rolls Out $100 Incentive For Getting Vaccinated As CDC Report Warns Delta Variant As Contagious As Chicken PoxNew York City is upping the anti with new incentives for getting the COVID vaccine as a new CDC report warns the Delta variant is highly contagious.
Why Is The Delta Variant More Contagious? Should You Still Get Vaccinated? Dr. Max Gomez Answers The Latest COVID QuestionsWhy is the Delta variant so contagious? Should you still get vaccinated? Should you avoid large public gatherings or vacations? CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez has the answers to these questions.
New York State Hospital Workers Must Get Vaccinated, No Testing Option, Cuomo Says; State Reviewing New CDC Mask GuidanceGov. Cuomo on announced New York is requiring all state employees to get vaccinated against COVID-19 by Labor Day or undergo weekly testing.
New York City Public Schools Parents At Odds As Group Demands In-Person Learning OnlyThere's a tug of war between parents concerned about how COVID-19 will impact New York City schools in September.
CDC Reverses Course, Recommends People Wear Masks Indoors Where COVID Rates Are HighThis comes a day after Mayor Bill de Blasio said all city workers must be vaccinated by September 13 or face weekly COVID testing.
New York City Workers Must Be Vaccinated By Sept. 13 Or Face Weekly Testing, Mayor De Blasio SaysThe mandate applies to the city's roughly 400,000 employees, including those in the Department of Education, NYPD and the FDNY.
Tri-State Governors Making Push To Boost COVID Vaccination Rates As Delta Variant SpreadsThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says nearly all COVID hospitalizations and deaths are among people who have not received the coronavirus vaccine.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Stock Market Plummets Amidst Growing Fears Of COVID's Delta VariantDoes the huge drop in the Dow Jones and other indices mark the end of a historic run that dates back to the pandemic's early days?
Los Angeles Sheriff's Department Won't Enforce County Mask MandateThe Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department will not enforce a countywide face mask mandate imposed by the County Department of Public Health, the county sheriff said Friday.
Long Island Officials Say Delta Variant, Unvaccinated Residents Are Driving Surge In COVID CasesThe mobile Vaxmobile and health care workers are now spreading the message of science over social media misinformation.