Today's Hot Topic is about a woman who has a son that isn't taking the COVID-19 pandemic seriously, he doesn't respect her opinion to get the COVID-19 vaccine and she is considering calling CPS on him because small children are involved.
The City of Albany School District will resume in-person learning on Monday. A major factor in reopening the public schools is they will be actively testing people who wish to attend in-person learning on a voluntary basis.
New York residents continue to be vaccinated and the next category will begin this week. The governor has announced that individuals in the 1B category may begin scheduling appointments for the vaccination this week
The rush is on to distribute a vaccine and vaccinate as many Americans as possible. The Moderna COVID-19 vaccine has been distributed to healthcare facilities in New York, and the vaccinations have begun
New York will now follow the new guidelines that were issued by the CDC. Individuals who have been exposed to COVID-19 are now required to quarantine for just 10 days as opposed to the old 14-day requirement.
Governor Cuomo said, “The bottom line is we’re going to have to manage the spread in the hospital capacity into the vaccination. The Governor explained that his new benchmark for a complete shutdown would be if hospitals reached 90% of their capacity.