Mayor De Blasio Mulling COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate For NYPD, FDNY, Department Of CorrectionAs CBS2's Political Reporter Marcia Kramer reports, the mayor is now looking to expand the mandate that forced educators to get shots or lose their jobs.
New York Lawmakers Push Biden Administration For Air Travel Vaccine MandateU.S. Rep. Ritchie Torres and New York City Councilmember Mark Levine are pushing the Biden administration to mandate COVID vaccines for air travelers.
US Tennis Association Reverses Course, Will Now Require Proof Of Vaccination For US Open FansInitially, it was announced that the tournament would be back to full capacity with no requirements for masks, vaccines or a recent COVID test.
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.
Dr. Fauci: COVID Vaccination May One Day Be Required For Kids To Return To School, Depending On How U.S. Handles Latest SurgeDr. Anthony Fauci, the country's leading infectious disease expert, is now backing a new COVID-19-related recommendation for when schools start back up in a few weeks.
New York City Contending With New COVID Vaccine Issue: Plenty Of Available AppointmentsFor the first time, thousands of spots have opened up without being immediately claimed.
COVID Vaccine: Feds Say Eligible Age Should Now Be 65 And Older; Citi Field To Be Used As Vaccination SiteGov. Andrew Cuomo said Tuesday that New York state will follow that guidance. It opens eligibility to 7 million New Yorkers, but the state still only receives 300,000 doses a week.
New York City, New Jersey Working On Ways To Shorten COVID-19 Testing LinesWith growing demand for COVID-19 testing, there has been growing frustration over long lines.
Trump Administration Announces Ban On Evictions Through End Of Year, Critics Call It A Short-Term SolutionThe Trump administration just announced a ban on evictions through the end of the year. CBS2's Jessica Moore reports on how that decision is being received by housing advocates.
Lawmaker, Educator Worried About Contact Tracers Not Asking About Attending ProtestsThere has been progress in the fight against COVID-19, but the massive protests and the reopening of businesses have created fears of a new wave of infections.
What Summer Activities Are Safe? Doctor Discusses Do's And Don'ts For Your Social LifeAs you step back into a summer social life, doctors are warning you, be cautious.
Executive Order Allowing Groups Of 10 To Gather In New York Met With Some CriticismCity councilman Mark Levine, chair of the health committee, tweeted, "This shocking order, forced by a lawsuit, changes nothing about the risks associated with group gatherings - especially those held indoors."
Coronavirus Update: Leaders In COVID-19 Hot Spots Say Pandemic Is Reflecting, Exacerbating Inequality In NYC"It is frustrating when I hear anyone say this does not discriminate because it erases the racially disparate impact of the coronavirus outbreak," Councilman Ritchie Torres said.
NYC Unveils Plan For Schools In The Event Student, Teacher Tests Positive For CoronavirusThat school will close for 24 hours, and then authorities will reassess the situation. As a general rule, schools will not close for extending period of time unless there are special circumstances.
New York City Approves Ban On Sale Of Flavored E-CigarettesSupporters of the ban say the flavors target kids, but adult users worry they will return to traditional tobacco.