New York State No Longer Requiring Masks In Schools; Local Districts Will DecideNew York City's public schools will continue its mandatory mask policy.
Parents, Children Rally Across Long Island For Change To Mask RequirementPeople who are fully vaccinated can take their masks off in most places. But where does that leave children?
Mask Guidelines In New Jersey Remain Unchanged, But Many Other COVID-19 Protocols Eased As Summer ApproachesLess than two weeks from Memorial Day weekend, the COVID-19 safety guidelines changes could have a big impact down at the Jersey Shore this summer.
To Mask Or Not To Mask Pits The Cautious Among Us Against Those Strongly In Favor Of Personal ChoiceStarting Wednesday, New York will follow the new CDC mask guidance. It means that fully vaccinated state residents can take their masks off, inside and outside in most places, regardless of crowd size.
New York State To Adopt New CDC Guidelines For Vaccinated People Starting This Wednesday, Cuomo SaysMasks will still be required for everyone in certain settings, like schools, nursing homes and public transportation.
Confused About COVID-19 Mask Guidance? Here's The Current State Of Play In New York CityWith many restrictions loosening up, there has been some confusion over mask guidelines.
New CDC Guidance Leaves Some Ready To Toss Their Masks, Others More HesitantNew Yorkers have different comfort levels when it comes to ditching their masks.
CDC Announces New Mask Guidance For People Fully Vaccinated Against COVID-19The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has updated its guidance to say that fully vaccinated people can forgo their masks and social distancing in many indoor situations.
COVID Impact: Experts Say Loosening Of Mask-Wearing Restrictions Indoors Will Depend On Handful Of FactorsVaccination against COVID-19 continues to go up and the Centers for Disease Control is loosening some of its outdoor mask-wearing guidelines.
COVID Progress: New York Restaurants Can Now Serve Just Alcoholic Drinks, No More Food Order RequirementSome executive orders that have been in place since the peak of the coronavirus pandemic are being repealed by the state. That includes the midnight curfews.
MTA's 'Mask Force' Doles Out Free Masks To Passengers In The Bronx, 'The Single Most Important Thing A Customer Can Do'The free masks are also at every subway station booth, and at the St. George Staten Island railway station.
Masks Making It Difficult For Some Parents To Learn Their Children Are Suffering From Hearing LossDoctors are seeing an increase in patients due to the coronavirus pandemic. But it doesn't have anything to do with COVID-19.
'Make It A Double'; New Guidance Urges New Yorkers To Wear Two Layers Of MasksHealth officials say the proper way to double mask is to first put on a disposable mask, then a cloth face covering for a more snug fit.
CDC Issues Mask Mandate For Planes, All Public TransportationThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued an order requiring travelers to wear face masks at transportation hubs, and on planes and all forms of public transportation.
Biden Says He Plans To Ask Americans To Wear Masks For His First 100 Days In OfficeBiden has floated the possibility of a nationwide mask mandate in the past but had somewhat scaled back that rhetoric since he doesn't appear to have the authority to authorize such a broad mandate.