Gov. Hochul Holds Private Meeting With Families Of Loved Ones Who Died Of COVID In Nursing Homes, Apologizes For TragedyGov. Kathy Hochul is apologizing to families who lost loved ones, after her predecessor ordered nursing homes to take in COVID-19-positive patients.
Understaffing At Nursing Homes Leaves Residents Vulnerable Amid Pandemic, Now Vaccine Mandate Could Make It WorseThe governor is actively preparing for an even greater shortage, working to secure temporary visas for international workers and adjust licensing requirements to bring in nurses from out of state.
Dr. Howard Zucker Stepping Down As New York State Health CommissionerZucker came under fire for his handling of the coronavirus pandemic at nursing homes.
TIMELINE: New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo Resigns In Wake Of Sexual Harassment, Nursing Home ScandalsGov. Andrew Cuomo announced his resignation after an independent investigation by the attorney general's office found he sexually harassed 11 women and created a toxic workplace.
NYPD: 68-Year-Old Man Missing After Escaping From Queens Nursing HomePolice said the man might've used a makeshift rope, possibly out of plastic bags tied together, to lower himself out of a window on the fourth floor.
New York Lawmakers To Hear Testimony On Nursing Home Staffing And Other ChallengesGov. Andrew Cuomo has faced scrutiny for how nursing homes were run during the height of the pandemic.
Justice Department Won't Open Civil Investigation Into COVID Response At Nursing Homes In 3 StatesThe DOJ was looking into whether requiring some COVID-positive patients to be admitted to nursing homes contributed to deaths.
Gov. Cuomo Stands To Make $5 Million From Controversial Book Deal, Tax Returns ShowThe governor's office released his tax returns, which detail earnings from a memoir that was written during the coronavirus pandemic.
Basic Agreement Reached To Avert Connecticut Nursing Homes StrikeThe workers, including nurses, nurses aides, housekeeping staff and laundry workers, have threatened to walk out over what they call poverty-level wages and dangerously low staffing levels.
New Jersey Easing COVID Restrictions At Nursing HomesThe state's Department of Health will soon allow more visitations and group activities for vaccinated residents.
COVID Vaccination Rate Among Nursing Home Staffers Has Families Of Residents ConcernedAccording to the New York state Department of Health, the nursing home staff vaccination rate is now 58% - up from 46% in mid-March.
Report: Gov. Cuomo's Senior Aides Prevented Health Officials From Releasing Nursing Home Death Toll For MonthsThe full data on nursing home deaths wasn't released until late January of this year.
State Assembly's Cuomo Impeachment Hotline Swamped With 'Well In Excess Of A Hundred' TipsCBS2 has learned the hotline set up as part of the State Assembly's impeachment process has been swamped with tips of possible wrongdoing by Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
New York Nursing Homes Now Allowed In-Person Visits; 'Like The Skies Opened Up And Heaven Fell Down'The new rules replace February guidance that required a facility to be COVID free for 14 days.
Grieving Families Mark 1 Year Since Gov. Cuomo Issued Executive Order Mandating Nursing Homes Accept COVID PatientsThe state says more than 15,000 long-term care residents died of the virus.