CDC Guidelines Advise Masks for Most – NBC New York

CDC Guidelines Advise Masks for Most – NBC New York

Well, the entire state of New York didn’t end up losing all of its green in the CDC’s latest COVID community risk level update, despite topping 11,000 new cases in a day Thursday for the first time since January. But all of New York City turned orange, reflecting the highest threat scenario of the federal … Read more

CDC COVID Map Puts All NYC at High Risk – NBC New York

CDC COVID Map Puts All NYC at High Risk – NBC New York

Well, the entire state of New York didn’t end up losing all of its green in the CDC’s latest COVID community risk level update, despite topping 11,000 new cases in a day Thursday for the first time since January. But all of New York City turned orange, reflecting the highest threat scenario of the federal … Read more

Hospitalizations Near 3,000 as New Variant Sweeps Nation – NBC New York

Hospitalizations Near 3,000 as New Variant Sweeps Nation – NBC New York

New York state COVID hospitalizations are now nearing 3,000, more than doubling in the last month as an omicron subvariant believed to be the most transmissible strain yet fuels soaring infection rates across the country, health department data shows. The statewide admission total stands at 2,705 as of Gov. Kathy Hochul’s latest report, the highest … Read more

NY COVID Risk Level Rises Amid New Variant Threat – NBC New York

NY COVID Risk Level Rises Amid New Variant Threat – NBC New York

The COVID-19 subvariant estimated by New York state health officials to be substantially more contagious than the first descendant of the potent omicron strain now accounts for up to 79.5% of all virus circulating in the region that encompasses the Empire State, according to new CDC data released Tuesday. Prevalence of BA.2.12.1, which health officials … Read more

Nassau County COVID Cases Soar, NYC COVID Rates Climb – NBC New York

Nassau County COVID Cases Soar, NYC COVID Rates Climb – NBC New York

Almost three-quarters of New York state under the CDC’s high-risk designation for COVID is being urged to wear face masks in indoor settings, regardless of vaccination status. The new recommendation came from the State Department of Health Friday afternoon and falls in line with CDC guidance. The health commissioner is urging everyone in the state’s … Read more

New York’s Plan To Fund 18M SF Penn Station Redevelopment Doesn’t Add Up, Report Finds

New York’s Plan To Fund 18M SF Penn Station Redevelopment Doesn’t Add Up, Report Finds

A rendering of New York Gov. Kathy Hochul’s plans for Penn Station. New York State’s plan to fund the long-awaited Penn Station redevelopment is lacking in detail, according to a new report from New York City’s Independent Budget Office. Gov. Kathy Hochul, who has pushed forward the plan since taking over from former Gov. Andrew … Read more