NYC Mayor-Elect Eric Adams Unveils Strategy To Fight COVID-19New York City Mayor-elect Eric Adams revealed his strategy to fight COVID-19 and the highly contagious Omicron variant Thursday; CBS2's Dave Carlin reports.
Queen Mary 2 Cruise Ship Changes Plans Because Of COVIDCruise passengers on the Queen Mary 2 are spending extra days on Barbados because of a COVID outbreak onboard.
Study Reveals Omicron's Impact On Brooklyn BusinessesA new study reveals just how hard some local businesses are being hit by Omicron this holiday season. It comes as New York is trying to keep up with the soaring demand for COVID tests; CBS2's Ali Bauman reports.
CBS2 Investigates: Why Are So Many Repeat Offenders In Need Of Mental Health Services Back On NYC Streets?From the subway to the street, NYPD data shows crime is up in New York City more than 6% compared to last year. In some of the unprovoked attacks, we've learned the suspect has a criminal past, with victims that have sounded the alarm before. CBS2's Lisa Rozner investigates the troubling pattern.
Health Experts Clear Up CDC's Latest COVID Quarantine GuidelinesWith COVID guidelines constantly changing, experts are trying to unmask the confusion. CBS2's Natalie Duddridge spoke to health experts and patients still figuring out the latest CDC recommendations.
Why Are So Many Repeat Offenders In Need Of Mental Health Services Back On NYC Streets?From the subway to the street, NYPD data shows crime is up in New York City almost 3% compared to 2020. In some of the unprovoked attacks, we've learned the suspects have a criminal past with victims who have sounded the alarm before; CBS2's Lisa Rozner reports.
Connecticut's Shipment Of COVID-19 At-Home Test Kits DelayedConnecticut Gov. Ned Lamont says the state's much-needed shipment of COVID-19 at-home tests is currently delayed.
CityMD Temporarily Closing Tri-State Area Locations Amid Surging Demand For COVID TestsCityMD says it's temporarily closing several locations in the Tri-State Area to cope with the surging demand for COVID testing.
New Jersey Issues New COVID Mandates In Response To Rising CasesIn New Jersey, officials are reacting to the rise in COVID cases with new mandates; CBS2's Leah Mishkin reports.
More COVID Testing Sites Coming Online Across New York State In Effort To Meet Skyrocketing DemandMany people across New York state are still having trouble getting tested for COVID-19 even as more and more sites are coming online; CBS2's Nick Caloway reports.
New Measures In New Jersey To Combat COVID SpreadAs COVID-19 cases rise in New Jersey, elected officials across the state are taking new action. Paterson Mayor Andre Sayegh held a new conference on Wednesday and announced he’s adding four new mobile testing sites because of long lines. CBS2's Leah Mishkin reports.
Westchester County Center Reopens For COVID TestingAnyone experiencing symptoms, or who has been exposed to COVID, will be able to get tested by appointment only.
Hoboken Mask Mandate BeginsAs of 6 a.m., anyone entering a public indoor space in Hoboken will be required to wear a face covering.
Westchester County Center Reopening For COVID TestingAnyone who's experiencing symptoms or who has been exposed to COVID will be able to get tested by appointment only.
New York City Doubles Down On COVID Testing For Kids At SchoolsNew York's COVID numbers continue to surge just as children prepare to return to the classroom next week. New measures have been announced for city schools in another effort to stop the spread and keep schools open. CBS2's John Dias reports.
New COVID Measures Announced For NYC Schools As Positive Cases Soar Across StateNew York's COVID numbers are soaring, and the virus is spreading faster here than any other state. Now, new COVID measures have been announced for schools; CBS2's Lisa Rozner reports.
Elizabeth Seton Children's Center Provides Long-Term Care For Those With Chronic, Severe Medical ConditionsCBS2's "Season of Kindness and Community" holiday campaign is shining a light on organizations devoted to helping others. Elise Finch and Steve Overmyer visited the Elizabeth Seton Children's Center in Yonkers; CBS2's Leah Mishkin reports.
Drive-Thru COVID Testing Sites Return On Long IslandLong Island has the highest COVID positivity rate in the state at over 15%. In response, the state's largest health care provider is rolling out more testing sites; CBS2's Jenna DeAngelis reports.
More COVID Tests, Masks Being Distributed In ConnecticutMore help is coming to Connecticut to ease the COVID testing demand.
NYC Ballet Cancels Remaining Shows Of 'The Nutcracker'The pandemic takes a toll on a holiday tradition.
More Broadway Shows Canceled Amid COVID SpreadAs COVID cases spread, so does the impact on Broadway. A hit musical will soon close permanently while the star of another show has tested positive for COVID; CBS2's Ali Bauman reports.
NYC Announces 'Stay Safe, Stay Open' COVID Testing Initiative For SchoolsNew York City students will return to the classroom as scheduled next week, but they'll be subject to more COVID testing as part of the "Stay Safe, Stay Open" initiative Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Tuesday; CBS2's Kevin Rincon reports.
New York Apple Stores Now Pick-Up OnlyThe sharp increase in COVID infection is continuing to impact the economy. Apple has shifted all of its New York City retail stores to pickup only.
De Blasio, Hochul, Adams Outline 'Stay Safe, Stay Open' Back To School PlanThe city literally plans to double down on COVID-19 testing when kids return to school next week for the spring semester. The announcement came Tuesday in reaction to rising hospitalizations across the country that include children. CBS2's John Dias reports.