A New Jersey community is coming together to help a beloved postal worker who lost two family members to COVID-19 just days apart; CBS2's Nick Caloway reports.
New Jersey Woman Loses Twin Sister, Mother To COVID-19 Just Days ApartA New Jersey community is coming together to help a beloved postal worker who lost two family members to COVID-19 just days apart; CBS2's Nick Caloway reports.
President Biden Ready To Boost COVID Vaccine SupplyPresident Joe Biden says he is ready to boost the COVID vaccine supply. The federal government will buy enough doses to immunize most Americans. The hope is to bring relief to states with shortages; CBS2's Dick Brennan reports.
New Efforts Underway On Long Island To Get COVID Vaccines Into Minority CommunitiesThere are new efforts on Long Island to make sure minority communities have equal access to COVID vaccines. Local leaders say those residents already face an uphill battle in convincing residents that vaccinations are safe; CBS2's Jennifer McLogan reports.
100-Year-Old Staten Island Woman Beats COVIDA 100-year-old Staten Island woman beat the coronavirus.
Westchester County Campaign Urges Residents To Reach Out For Mental Health HelpAmericans are reporting higher rates of anxiety and depression, and it's being linked to the pandemic with months of stress and social distancing taking a toll. It's also led to a new push in Westchester to spread the word about help with mental health; CBS2's Tony Aiello reports.
New Jersey Opens More Mega COVID Vaccination SitesMore mega vaccination sites are up and running in New Jersey, but in many other places, demand keeps outpacing supply; CBS2's Meg Baker reports.
Vulnerable Seniors In NYC Unable To Get COVID Vaccine As City Faces ShortageAs New York City faces a supply shortage, some of the city's most vulnerable seniors are not able to go out to get the COVID vaccine. Councilmember Mark Treyger is trying to change that; CBS2's Aundrea Cline-Thomas reports.
Coronavirus Headlines: Jan. 26, 2021New coronavirus travel restrictions are now in effect.
Negative COVID Test Now Required For TravelersNew COVID testing requirements take effect Tuesday for international travelers coming into the U.S. CBS2's John Dias reports.
Some Patients In New Jersey Receive Second Moderna ShotNearly a month after the Moderna vaccine's release, some of the first patients in New Jersey were able to get their second doses Saturday; CBS2's Christina Fan reports.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo Urges Eligible New Yorkers To Get COVID VaccineThe coronavirus vaccine is dwindling, but Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants to make sure all New Yorkers are able to get their shots; CBS2's Dave Carlin reports.
Higher Risk High School Sports Allowed To Resume In New York State Starting Feb. 1Student athletes who take part in higher risk sports in New York state have learned they'll soon be able to practice again, but there are still worries over how the virus itself is changing as vaccine supplies are stretched thin; CBS2's Jessica Layton reports.
COVID In New Jersey: Careful Planning Has Helped Essex County Vaccination Site Become Highly EfficientEssex County, home to Newark, New Jersey's largest city, has been the hardest hit county by the coronavirus pandemic, with the highest number of positive cases and deaths. Leaders there are working hard to get vaccines out quickly, setting an example for others; CBS2's Meg Baker reports.
New Jersey Launches State Plan To Address State's Maternal Mortality RateNew Jersey ranks 47th in the nation for maternal mortality, and now, the state's first lady is teaming up with others to change that; CBS2's Meg Baker reports.
Patients Scrambling To Find New Health Care Providers Amid UnitedHealthcare, Montefiore DisputesFive members of Congress from New York are pushing UnitedHealthcare to resolve contract negotiations with Montefiore's hospital system. The dispute left 60,000 patients with the burden of finding new health care providers in the middle of a pandemic; CBS2's Alice Gainer reports.
Does The COVID Vaccine Keep You From Spreading The Virus To Others? Why Not Prioritize Young People?Many people are concerned over whether New York and surrounding areas have enough vaccine to meet demand. There are also questions over who should get priority for vaccines and can they keep you from transmitting COVID to others. CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez has those answers.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Mayor Bill De Blasio Address High COVID Vaccine DemandThe high demand for coronavirus vaccinations is putting stress on New York's supply of doses.
New Youth Sports Rules Go Into Effect In New York State On Feb. 1Some changes are coming for high school sports next month in New York state.
UK COVID-19 Variant Surfaces In New Jersey As Residents Wait In Long Lines For VaccinationsTwo cases of the U.K. variant of COVID-19 have surfaced in New Jersey. Meanwhile, hundreds of New Jersey residents stood in line in the cold Friday, waiting to get vaccinated; CBS2's Nick Caloway reports.
Doctors Suggest Doubling Up On Face Masks As Americans Desperately Wait For COVID VaccinesDoctors say doubling up on face masks may be one of the safest ways to stop the spread as many Americans desperately wait for their shot at a COVID vaccine; CBS2's Jessica Layton reports.
President Joe Biden Moves Quickly To Fight COVID-19 PandemicThursday was the first full day on the job for President Joe Biden, and he's moving quickly to fight the coronavirus pandemic; CBS2's Dick Brennan reports.
22-Year-Old Leaves Long Island Facility After Nearly 1 Year Of TreatmentA 22-year-old woman recovering from a rare brain abnormality took a courageous step forward Thursday.
New York Pharmacies Frustrated By Lack Of COVID Vaccine SupplyThere is frustration at the pharmacy as tight vaccine supplies continue to plague the coronavirus response in New York. Dozens of pharmacists say they're ready and willing to give COVID shots, but it's just not happening; CBS2's Tony Aiello reports.
Is The COVID Vaccine Effective Against New Strains Of The Virus, Or Will We Need New Shots?New research on the mutation of the coronavirus with new strains is emerging around the world. What does that mean for the vaccine's effectiveness, and will we need boosters every few years? CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.