President Biden Issues COVID Vaccine Mandates, Affecting 100 Million AmericansPresident Joe Biden issued his most aggressive COVID vaccine effort to date Thursday. The new mandates affect employers across the country; CBS2's Dick Brennan reports.
New COVID Vaccine Mandates Announced For 100 Million Workers In U.S.President Joe Biden has announced sweeping new COVID vaccine mandates for millions of Americans; CBS2's Dick Brennan reports.
Moderna Combining COVID, RSV And Flu Vaccines Into One ShotFirst, it was the flu shot every year. Then, thankfully, there was the COVID vaccine, and there's the singles vaccine and the pneumonia shot. Now we hear that we may need a COVID booster or even a different COVID vaccine to cover new variants. But what if we could combine those shots? CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
NYC Launches Program Offering COVID Shots At City SchoolsMayor Bill de Blasio is continuing his push to get everyone vaccinated by launching a program offering the shots at city schools starting Monday. Meanwhile, the teachers' union says the mayor is mishandling the mandate requiring teachers to be vaccinated; CBS2's Jessica Moore reports.
NYC Teachers Union Raises Concerns About Return To SchoolMayor Bill de Blasio extended the vaccine mandate Thursday, as New York City prepares to welcome students back to classrooms. With the start of school just days away, the teachers' union is expressing concerns. CBS2's John Dias has the latest.
COVID Cases Surging Among Children As Many Head Back To SchoolCOVID cases among America's children are surging to all-time highs. It's happening as millions of kids head back to school and many states are not allowing COVID prevention measures; CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
NYC Officials Say Schools Are Ready For Children To Return, But Some Want Remote OptionWhile COVID numbers are going in the wrong direction, New York City students are heading back to school. Mayor Bill de Blasio is championing what he calls the "gold standard" for keeping students safe in the classroom. Classes will be fully in person, but critics are begging for a remote option; CBS2's Jessica Moore reports.
New York State Reports Highest Single-Day COVID-Related Death Toll In MonthsNew York state has reported the highest single-day COVID-related death toll in months.
Gov. Phil Murphy Gives Latest Briefing On COVID, Ida And MoreGov. Phil Murphy gives latest briefing on COVID recovery, Ida relief and more in New Jersey.
NYC Officials Say Schools Ready For Safe ReopeningWith the start of school just six days away, the New York City officials say public school buildings are ready to welcome students and staff back safely.
Mayor De Blasio's Daily BriefingMayor Bill de Blasio holds daily briefing on COVID pandemic, Ida aftermath, 9/11 anniversary, back to school and more in New York City.
Newark Public School Students Return To Classrooms As Other Districts Delay ReopeningNewark public school students and staff went back to class Tuesday for the first time in more than a year and a half, but some other New Jersey districts have had to delay reopening due to storm damage; CBS2's Natalie Duddridge reports.
Newark Schools Welcome Students Back For 1st Time Since Pandemic StartedNewark public school students and staff are back to class fully in person for the first time in more than a year and a half. But some New Jersey school districts have delayed reopening because of the storm damage. CBS2's Natalie Duddridge has more.
Mayor De Blasio's Daily Briefing On COVID, Crime And More In NYCMayor Bill de Blasio holds daily briefing on covid recovery, crime stats and more in New York City.
Beachgoers Squeeze In One Last Day At The Jersey ShoreCBS2's Meg Baker speaks with residents and business owners in Manasquan.
Charter Boat Rentals Business On the Hudson Is BoomingCBS2's Lisa Rozner has more on how people are flocking to the water for COVID-safe fun.
Delta Variant Continues To Wreak Havoc Across The CountryCBS2's Debra Alfarone has the latest.
Health Officials Concerned Labor Day Weekend Travel Will Create Spike In COVID CasesWith daily COVID cases reaching levels not seen since January, there's new concern that Labor Day weekend travel will only worsen the trend; Lilia Luciano reports for CBS2.
Gov. Hochul Provides Latest COVID Vaccine Numbers For New York StateGov. Kathy Hochul says more than 80% of adult New Yorkers have received at least one dose of the COVID vaccine.
Long Island, Queens Rabbis Release Video Urging People To Get VaccinatedA group of rabbis on Long Island and Queens joined forces, urging their communities to get vaccinated.
How To Help Kids Have A Healthy Transition Back To SchoolOver the next few weeks, kids in our area will return to the classroom, many for the first time since the pandemic began. Many could be feeling anxious, but there are ways to help your child have a healthy transition back to school; CBS2's Meg Baker reports.
New Study Looking Into 3rd COVID Dose For Patients With Autoimmune DiseaseMany Americans with an autoimmune disease have had a poor response to COVID-19 vaccines, placing them at extremely high risk. An important National Institutes of Health study began Wednesday to determine if a third dose of the vaccine will produce antibodies; CBS2's Jennifer McLogan reports.
NYC Education Officials Offer Tour Of School To Show Off COVID Safety UpdatesNew York City's top school official showed CBS2's Natalie Duddridge what's being done to make sure students and staff are safe from COVID.
Sneak Peek At COVID Safety Protocols In NYC SchoolsNew York City students and staff are set to head back to school in just two weeks, and many parents may be wondering what is being to done to make sure schools are safe. CBS2's Natalie Duddridge has more.