The State has just announced that they will be giving New York State employees a little more time to return to the State office buildings. In addition, they will also give employees an extension to get themselves vaccinated.
The lingering effects of COVID-19 and staff shortages have claimed another festival. This time it's the Little Italy Streetfest in Schenectady. It's unfortunate but organizers and restaurant owners agree that there is no way they would be able to have enough employees to keep up with the high demand.
The New York State Fair is coming to Syracuse and it will begin this Friday. Don’t be surprised when you’re walking through the fair and you recognize the smell of weed, because marijuana use will be there.
Should Healthcare Workers Be Mandated To Vaccinate? Governor Andrew Cuomo is slated to leave office next week, but before he does, he’s making one last COVID-19 mandate for healthcare workers in New York.
As we move forward in our return to normalcy, we can’t forget that COVID-19 is still spreading in the community. The latest outbreak has been reported at a children’s summer camp in the Capital Region.
They are called “breakthrough cases“ when vaccinated people test positive for COVID-19. Millions of New Yorkers have been vaccinated against the virus, but more than 8000 vaccinated people have tested positive.
We have been hearing about the Delta variant of COVID-19 quite a bit lately. The variant seems to be spread more easily and possibly even cause greater illness in people. The Delta variant, which emerged in India in 2020, has been spreading like wildfire all over the world...
Late this afternoon, after appearing on The Drive with Charlie & Dan, ESPN TV analyst Buster Olney reported that several New York Yankees tested positive for COVID-19 prior to tonight's scheduled second half opener against the first place Boston Red Sox. The 7pm game was immediately postponed. According to the ESPN reports, New York pitchers Jonathan Loaisiga, Nestor Cortes Jr. and Wandy Peralta were among those that tested positive.
COVID-19 vaccines have been around for more than seven months and we still haven’t reached herd immunity. US health officials are still struggling to convince the vaccine-hesitant population to take the shots.