New York City Enters Its First Official Heat Wave This YearNew York City officially entered its first heat wave the year Monday, with temperatures above 90 degrees for a third straight day.
New York City Activating Hundreds Of Cooling Options As Summer Heat Sets InFace coverings will be required and capacities will be limited to allow for social distancing.
New York City Beaches Open For Swimming In Time For July 4th Holiday WeekendThe city encourages all beach goers to follow state guidelines, like keeping blankets and chairs 10 feet apart.
Does Heat, Sun Kill Coronavirus? Frequently Asked Summertime Questions About COVID-19 Answered By Dr. Mallika MarshallDr. Mallika Marshall, a practicing physician, answers common questions about coronavirus safety this summer at the pool, the beach and out and about.
New Yorkers Will Be Able To Cool Off At City Beaches Starting July 1, Mayor SaysThe city normally opens its beaches on Memorial Day weekend. This year, the mayor kept them closed to avoid large crowds.
Coronavirus Precautions Remain In Place As New York City Officially Ushers In SummerSome New Yorkers told CBS2 they're going to make these summer months all about friends, family, fitness and faith that things are getting better.
Max Minute: Preparing For A Different Kind Of SummerThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated its guidelines for a variety of summertime activities but, CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez says the same rules still apply: wash your hands often, don't touch your face and wear a face covering.
NYC Installs Thousands Of Air Conditioners For Low-Income Seniors, Increases Help On Summer Utility BillsThe mayor introduced what he called “Get Cool NYC” last month after announcing the city’s public pools would remain closed due to health concerns and budget cuts.
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.
Mayor De Blasio Says Fencing Will Be Last Resort At City Beaches If People Do Not Obey RulesPeople will be allowed to walk on the beaches – with masks and social distancing measures – but there will be no lifeguards or large gatherings.
Mayor De Blasio Outlines Plan To Keep New Yorkers Safe During Hot Summer MonthsHe said the goals will be to 1) protect the health and safety of the most vulnerable, 2) give people safe cooling options and 3) prevent and/or respond quickly to power outages.