Gov. Kathy Hochul announced the discoveries on Thursday evening.
The new strain of the virus, which was first detected in the U.S. on Wednesday, has still not been found in any New Yorkers.
The deadline for all Department of Correction staffers to receive a COVID-19 shot was Tuesday at 5 p.m.
The “Overdose Prevention Centers” are the first of their kind in the U.S.
A new coalition within the union dubbed United for Change won a vote to force a referendum on the issue, signaling a growing divide.
Gov. Kathy Hochul said she would put COVID-19 restrictions back into place if the state’s cases keep increasing but there’s been little talk about when that would happen.
Lawmakers overruled the member who represents the district where the blood center is located, bucking a tradition that has stymied multiple other major projects.
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Despite the popular decision, calls for the commission’s dissolution remain
A new financial forecast predicts ugly choices ahead for an agency struggling to get through the pandemic.
Mayor-elect Eric Adams is already talking about getting rid of the city’s public school mask mandate but epidemiologists feel it’s too soon to do away with masks.
City health officials made the announcement Monday as cases have ticked up slightly and are expected to continue increasing over the holidays.
Two bills to incentivize kidney donations could save hundreds of lives a year — but supporters say it’s tough to get the Legislature to prioritize the issue.
New York secured $11 billion in federal aid this week, after reaching an agreement with New Jersey and Connecticut to divide approximately $14 billion in COVID relief money.
The request comes as the state has spent nearly all of the $2.4 billion in funds that it initially received.
A proposal for a high rise research facility on the Upper East Side may see the City Council buck member deference.
New York State
Four House Republicans and two Democrats from the Empire State were among 19 lawmakers who crossed party lines in historic infrastructure vote.