COVID Latest: New York Issues Statewide School Mask Mandate, City Continues Push To Vaccinate Students Before Classes StartAn emergency mask mandate has been issued for all schools in New York and there's a new vaccine initiative getting underway this weekend.
No Masks Or Proof Of Vaccination Required For US Open FansLast year, fans were banned from the Open due to COVID, but this year, the tournament will be operating at full capacity. 
Parents Confront Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont Over School Mask MandateA group of angry parents confronted Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont over the issue of masks in schools.
Gov. Kathy Hochul Voices Support For School Mask Mandate, Calling It 'An Important Step'; On Long Island, Some Parents Push BackHochul also said while she does not have the executive power to mandate vaccines for teachers, she is working with the education community to make it happen.
Connecticut Gov. Lamont: Statewide Mask Mandate In All Classrooms To Stay In Place For At Least First Month Of SchoolLamont's executive order requiring masks in schools is set to expire with the rest of his special executive powers Sept. 30.
Incoming Gov. Kathy Hochul Says She Supports School Mask Mandate; NYC Steams Ahead With In-Person Learning PlanKathy Hochul said Thursday getting students back into the classroom full time is a priority and, if up to her, masks will be required. However, she will get school districts' input.
Gov. Murphy Expected To Mandate Masks In New Jersey Schools This Fall For All Students K-12As the COVID-19 cases continue to tick up, some parents said they saw the mask plan coming.
Parents Rally On Staten Island, Call On NYC To Lift Mask Mandate For Public School Students This FallThey say it should be up to parents if their child wears a mask in schools starting in September. 
Parents On Long Island Call For Students To Be Allowed To Go Maskless In SchoolThey say kids are suffering in the heat. 
As COVID Pandemic Eases And Restrictions Loosen, Mask Confusion GrowsCDC and state guidelines in New Jersey, New York and Connecticut allow fully vaccinated people to take off their masks in most indoor and outdoor situations, but leave it up to the individual business to require face coverings or not. 
New York State No Longer Requiring Masks In Schools; Local Districts Will DecideNew York City's public schools will continue its mandatory mask policy.