New York enacts law requiring businesses to take steps to combat airborne disease

Steve Bittenbender | The Center Square contributor/May 6th, 2021 (The Center Square) – New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a bill into law that requires workplaces to follow certain standards to prevent the spread of airborne diseases, but only after the he got an agreement from lawmakers to make some “technical changes” to the legislation.

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New York joins New Jersey, Connecticut in plan to ease COVID-19 restrictions

Steve Bittenbender | The Center Square contributor/May 3rd, 2021 (The Center Square) – New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday announced the most significant easing of COVID-restrictions since the pandemic began. The move to reopen more of New York’s economy came as part of a joint initiative with neighboring states New Jersey and Connecticut, which

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‘We’re Coming for You’: For Public Health Officials, a Year of Threats and Menace

Anna Maria Barry-Jester   April 25, 2021 [Editor’s note: This article contains strong language that readers might find offensive or disturbing.] SANTA CRUZ COUNTY, Calif. — Dr. Gail Newel looks back on the past year and struggles to articulate exactly when the public bellows of frustration around her covid-related health orders morphed into something darker

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It’s official: NYC high school buildings will reopen in March. Sports are set to resume in April.

Alex Zimmerman, Chalkbeat New York Mar 8, 11:35am EST The overwhelming majority of high school students will continue learning remotely full-time. New York City high school students will begin returning to their campuses on March 22, and athletes will rejoin their teams in April for a sports season that has been extended through the summer,

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New nationwide health report reveals mixed results for New York

By Dave Fidlin | The Center Square/January 18th, 2021 (The Center Square) – Statewide, fewer New York residents smoke, compared to the rest of the country, but high rates of income inequality has resulted in chronic disparities in health resources. These were among some of the findings in the recently released 2020 edition of America’s Health Rankings, an

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