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Gov. Hochul Discusses New York ‘Shut Down’ As COVID Rises Again
As COVID cases once again increase across New York, Gov. Hochul released her plan about a future "shut down."
‘Newly Emerged’ COVID Variants ‘Rapidly Spreading’ in New York
Top New York health officials are "alerting the public" about two new variants of COVID that are spreading rapidly in New York. Officials believe these new variants are more contagious.
New York Home To 4 of the Top 5 Areas in Nation For New COVID
The new “stealth” COVID variant is starting to cause concern. It's spreading more in some parts of the state, including the Hudson Valley, than elsewhere in the nation.
Many New York Residents Told To Wear Masks Again As COVID Spreads
COVID is surging in parts of New York forcing health officials to tell residents to put masks back on.
New York Officials Worried About ‘Uptick’ in COVID Cases
COVID cases in New York are increasing as the state announced a COVID positivity rate not reported since mid-February.
New York Reports New Uptick in COVID Cases as Subvariant Spreads
COVID cases in New York are increasing as the state announced a COVID positivity rate not seen in over a month.
More Contagious COVID Omicron Subvariant Spreading in New York
A highly contagious Omicron subvariant has made its way to New York and makes up about half of all news cases.
Masks Off? What Conversations Are You Having With Your Kids
My fellow Hudson Valley parents, what are you talking about with your kiddos when it comes to unmasking in many local schools this week?
There May ‘Never’ Be a Traditional 5-Day Work Week ‘Again’ in New York
New York's top official thinks the COVID pandemic has changed the five-day workweek forever.
COVID Spreading Fast in These Parts of New York, Masks Back On
Top health officials warn COVD is still spreading at high rates in many parts of New York State. Officials say masks should be worn in some areas, along with other COVID precautions.