COVID-19 Cases Drop Statewide, But Medical Experts Say New Yorkers Must Remain VigilantCBS2's Kiran Dhillon has the story.
Experts: No Matter What You Hear About Omicron Variant, Stay VigilantAs the spike in cases continues, many people are wondering how to move forward safely and what we can expect in the new year when it comes to COVID-19. CBS2's Kiran Dhillon reports.
N.Y. Nurses Association Blasts New CDC Isolation GuidanceThe New York State Nurses Association is reacting to the CDC's new guidance, reducing the isolation period for healthcare workers. Its statement includes "this guidance is inconsistent with proven science, vague and doesn't provide definitions or explain standards at a time when decision-making for healthcare systems is critical."
Twin Sisters Celebrate Successful Liver TransplantA young woman from Queens gave her twin sister the gift of life. CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
U.S. To Lift COVID-19-Related Temporary Travel Restrictions On Southern African CountriesThe U.S. will lift the temporary COVID-19-related travel restrictions imposed on eight southern African countries on December 31, the White House announced in a tweet on Christmas Eve.
Free COVID Testing Kits Distributed Around New York CityFree COVID testing kits were handed out around the city Friday. Lines were long due to the surge brought on by the Omicron variant.
Gov. Kathy Hochul Issues New Quarantine Guidance For Essential Workers In New YorkDespite the rise in cases and hospitalizations, she is issuing new guidance for critical essential workers.
COVID Cancellations Snarl Travel Plans For Many Flying Home For ChristmasThe nationwide surge in COVID cases is causing flight delays and cancellations for holiday travelers. CBS2's John Dias reports.
Gov. Kathy Hochul Holds Christmas Eve COVID BriefingThe governor announced new rules for quarantine for essential workers in New York state.
Only 15,000 Revelers Will Be Allowed In Times Square For New Year's Eve CelebrationCBS2's Ali Bauman has the story.
COVID-19 Starting To Make Impact On Last-Minute Christmas Air TravelCBS2's Jessica Layton has the story from Newark Liberty International Airport.
Omicron Variant Fact Vs. FictionHow worried should you be about the variant? Do you really need a booster shot? What test should you get? CBS2’s Dr. Max Gomez has answers.
CDC Brings COVID Testing Sites To NYCThe CDC is trying to help ease the long lines at COVID testing sites in New York City.
Adams Announces Plan For Health CommissionerDr. Dave Chokshi will stay on through the transition until March.
Holiday Travel Rush Is On Amid Omicron SurgeThe Christmas travel rush is underway amid new concerns over the Omicron surge. Experts predict travel will be back to pre-pandemic levels or even greater. CBS2's John Dias reports from JFK Airport.
Long Lines Greet Residents Trying To Get COVID Test In New JerseyCBS2's Jessica Layton has the story from Linden.
The Struggle To Get A COVID Test And Timely Results Continues In New York CityCBS2's Ali Bauman has the story.
Cardinal Dolan On In-Person Christmas Masses: 'Full Speed Ahead'CBS2's Mary Calvi has the story.
COVID-19 Sidelines 8% Of NYPDCBS2's Cindy Hsu has the story.
Playwright Saves The Day At Broadway Show Impacted By COVID-19CBS2's Dave Carlin has the story.
Another Day Of Skyrocketing COVID Cases On Long IslandHowever, some Suffolk County lawmakers and business owners are pushing back against the mask mandate. CBS2's Jennifer McLogan reports.
Outgoing DOC Commissioner Sounds Alarm About COVID-19 Cases At Rikers IslandCBS2's Aundrea Cline-Thomas has the story.
Dr. David Goldberg Answers Your COVID And Omicron Variant QuestionsCBS2's Dick Brennan and Cindy Hsu ask Dr. David Goldberg your questions as the Omicron variant is driving a large surge in COVID infections. Dr. Goldberg is an infectious disease specialist at New York Presbyterian Hospital Group Westchester and assistant professor of medicine at Columbia University.
Delta Air Lines To CDC: Adjust Guidelines On Breakthrough COVID Quarantine TimeRight now, the Centers for Disease Control recommends anyone who tests positive for COVID-19 to isolate for 10 days. CBS2’s Cory James has more on how these guidelines are impacting the travel industry.