New York State Health Department Issues Mask Mandate For All SchoolsAll students, faculty and staff of public and private schools, pre-K through 12th grade, will be required to wear masks inside school buildings.
Vaccine Mandate Issued For Workers At New York State Department Of Health-Licensed FacilitiesThe order applies to people who work at hospitals, nursing homes and more.
Long Island Educators And Lawmakers Sound Alarm About THC-Laced Cookies That Look Like Snack For KidsEMT Joe Lattanzi sounded the alarm to Long Beach parents after an adult became violently ill.
Families Of New Yorkers With Developmental Disabilities Ask State To Pull Back On Some COVID-19 GuidelinesThere was a call Monday to ease COVID-19 restrictions for some of our most vulnerable New Yorkers.
New York Attorney General Opens Investigation Into ParCare's COVID Vaccine Distribution As State's Positivity Rate ClimbsA post-Christmas spike in COVID cases is raising concern. New York's statewide positivity rate is 8.3% - an increase from the 5.9% seven day average.
NYS Investigating ParCare Community Health Network Over Its Handling Of First Round Of COVID-19 VaccineMayor Bill de Blasio says more than 50,000 New Yorkers have already been vaccinated against COVID-19. But one health network is under scrutiny.
New York City Said To Be On Track To Have Adequate Supply Of PPE If There's Second Wave Of CoronavirusIs the Big Apple prepared for a second wave of coronavirus? Did we learn anything from a lack of personal protection equipment the first time around?
Gov. Cuomo Echoes CDC Warning, Says Health Department Will Urge New Yorkers To Stop VapingThis comes as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention continues to investigate approximately 450 reports of serious respiratory illnesses linked to vaping, including as many as five deaths.
New York Health Officials Warn Of Vitamin E In Cannabis Vaping ProductsThe Department of Health is currently investigating 34 reports of severe pulmonary illness among 15 to 46-year-olds who used cannabis vape products.
CDC Launches Investigation Into Nearly 100 Illnesses Linked To VapingDoctors say people who vape are not exposed to tar, but they're still being exposed to nicotine and possibly other unknown, harmful substances.
Unexplained Vaping-Associated Illnesses Prompt Health Advisory In New YorkDoctors say the illnesses resemble an inhalation injury, with the body apparently reacting to a caustic substance that someone breathed in.
Upstate Boy Re-Opens Lemonade Stand Previously Shuttered By Health InspectorA 7-year-old New York boy is back selling lemonade and raising money for a friend in need after a state health inspector put the squeeze on him last month.
NYS Health Department Shuts Down 7-Year-Old Boy's Lemonade Stand Over PermitGov. Andrew Cuomo tells CBS2's Political Reporter Marcia Kramer he's looking into the issue.
New York State Department Of Health Says Benefits Of Legalized Pot Outweigh RisksThe 74-page analysis from the DOH estimates the state could raise nearly $700 million in tax revenue off the drug.
NYS Health Officials Warn Of Possible Measles ExposureA tourist from Australia tested positive for the infection, the health department announced Friday.