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Wednesday, August 11, 2021
NYC Councilmember Mark Levine sees an opportunity to hit the reset button on New York's COVID response.
Tuesday, August 10, 2021
The report says recent progress has slowed the release of carbon, and immediate measures could waylay the worst of future droughts, heat waves and rain-soaked floods.
Friday, August 06, 2021
New York City will soon require vaccination before people can partake in activities like indoor dining. But cybersecurity experts are worried about the city’s new vaccine passport.
Thursday, August 05, 2021
More than 250 barbershop and salon owners across New York and New Jersey are participating in vaccine outreach via the 'Shots at the Shop' program.
Monday, August 02, 2021
Anticipation was high on Monday when Mayor de Blasio and New York Governor Cuomo held separate press briefings to discuss masking policy.
Friday, July 23, 2021
Mayor Bill de Blasio is promising a teen vaccination blitz before fall.
Thursday, July 22, 2021
Particulate matter in the city's air is 2 to 3 times higher now than it was at the end of June.
Monday, July 19, 2021
Pediatrician and infectious disease expert Dr. Sean O’Leary discusses the risks and benefits of COVID-19 vaccination in teens.
Thursday, July 15, 2021
Fountain House pioneered the clubhouse model, when it was founded by a group of psychiatric patients in the 1940s. The idea has since proliferated across the globe.
Wednesday, July 14, 2021
The leaders of unions representing city workers voted Wednesday to shift retiree health benefits to a new plan under Medicare Advantage.
Tuesday, July 13, 2021
Because COVID-19 vaccines remain unavailable for anyone under 12, many parents are in the awkward position of being protected against the virus while their kids are not.
Wednesday, July 07, 2021
So far, about 7,000—or 40%—of single adults living in city shelters have been fully vaccinated.
Monday, June 28, 2021
The delta variant is another exhausting twist in a pandemic defined by them.
Friday, June 18, 2021
A WNYC/Gothamist analysis of New York City data shows COVID segregation is widening even as the overall toll of the pandemic relaxes.
Wednesday, June 09, 2021
State officials said 0.06% of those vaccinated from late December to April tested positive for the coronavirus.
Tuesday, June 08, 2021
About 12% of adults statewide aren’t getting enough to eat from week to week, according to the latest report from the New York State Health Foundation.
Tuesday, June 08, 2021
COVID-19 vaccination rates among staff at New York jails and prisons are lagging behind other congregate settings and the general public.
Wednesday, June 02, 2021
Workplaces are moving back to face-to-face interactions. Here's how to regain those dormant social skills.
Thursday, May 27, 2021
Some restaurant owners don't have enough staff and are concerned about a surge of maskless customers this Memorial Day Weekend.
Friday, May 21, 2021
No zip code on Staten Island is reporting more than 50% of residents with their first shot.