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Vaccine Rates Among the Incarcerated Remain Low Amid Mistrust and Misinformation

Many people behind bars are turning down or deferring vaccination, despite months of advocacy to get vaccines into jails and prisons.

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The Fight for a Fairer Home Care System

The pandemic created new urgency around efforts to improve conditions for New York State’s beleaguered home care workers.

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Coronavirus Roundup: Universal Vaccine Eligibility for Adults Is Here in New York

All New Yorkers 16 and up can get a vaccine starting tomorrow. Plus: New travel guidance from the CDC, positive news on child vaccinations, and a note on the future of the roundup.

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Coronavirus Roundup: All Adults in New York Will Be Eligible for Vaccination Next Week

Surprise! Plus: Cases are rising, a new mass vaccination site is coming to the Hudson Valley, and the CDC has good news on how well the vaccines are working.

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Need a Vaccine? Meet the Greenburgh COVID Angels

A Westchester County volunteer group has helped more than 2,000 local residents get appointments in less than two months.

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New York Expands Vaccine Eligibility, Pharmacy Guidance in Race Against Variants

State confirms first case of P.1 variant, and new cases overall are declining more slowly. Plus: free internet for low-income students and free donuts for any vaccinated person.

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Coronavirus Roundup: Biden Vows Return to Normal by Summer, While Cuomo’s Vaccine Czar Twists Arms

Plus: New York Democrats increase heat on governor, a new law guarantees time for vaccination, and the state’s rapid testing program is expanding.

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Coronavirus Roundup: Vaccinated Americans Can Socialize Indoors, CDC Says

A glimpse into the post-pandemic future. Plus: Cuomo stripped of emergency powers, the Senate passes Biden’s stimulus bill, and more vaccine is coming to New York counties.

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A Guide to Getting Vaccinated in the Hudson Valley and Catskills

The who, what, when, where, why, and how of COVID-19 vaccination in our region.

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Coronavirus Roundup: On New York’s COVID Anniversary, Cuomo Dodges the Limelight

Amid allegations of sexual harassment and scrutiny over his handling of the pandemic, the governor has gone quiet. Plus: the FDA approves a third vaccine, Kingston gets a rapid testing site, and county health departments can now vaccinate the elderly.

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Remote Access to Abortion Medication Restricted by Supreme Court

The court reinstated in-person requirements despite the ongoing threat of COVID. Reproductive justice activists in New York are responding with an educational campaign.

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Coronavirus Roundup: Scrutiny Surrounds Cuomo As Calls to Strip Emergency Powers Grow Louder

Plus: new nursing home visitation rules, an update on child vaccines, a mass vaccination hub is coming to Yonkers, and the US surpasses a half-million confirmed COVID-19 deaths.

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Coronavirus Roundup: New York Confirms First South African Variant Case

At least 70 cases of the UK variant have also been found. Plus: new CDC guidance on schools and masks, a non-apology from Cuomo on nursing home data, and vaccination opens to those with comorbidities.

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Essential, Invisible, Ineligible: Food and Farm Workers Wait for Vaccine

New York has not included vulnerable agricultural workers alongside other essential employees in vaccine eligibility thus far. Public health officials struggle to understand why.

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Coronavirus Roundup: Vaccine Eligibility Will Expand Next Week to Include Underlying Conditions

But good luck getting an appointment. Plus: updates on indoor dining, Super Bowl spikes, federal stimulus checks, and more.

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A Lonely Battle for Vaccine In a Rural Health Desert

Seniors have been eligible for COVID-19 vaccination for almost a month. But that hasn’t mattered much in Delaware County.

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Understanding COVID-19 Vaccines: A Q&A with Weill Cornell Virologist Dr. John Moore

Why you should trust the groundbreaking science that led to the vaccines—and why you shouldn’t give up other preventative measures just yet.

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Coronavirus Roundup: Cuomo Under Fire For Ignoring Health Officials, Undercounting Nursing Home Deaths

“When I say ‘experts’ in air quotes, it sounds like I’m saying I don’t really trust the experts,” the governor said. “Because I don’t.”

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Coronavirus Roundup: Federal Vaccine Allocations Will Rise, With Goal of Inoculating 300 Million Americans By Fall

News and announcements from the federal government, New York State, the Hudson Valley, and the Catskills for Tuesday, January 26 and Wednesday, January 27.

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Coronavirus Roundup: Cuomo Says State Will Ease Shutdown Strategy With Infection Rate Falling

News and announcements from New York State, the Hudson Valley, and the Catskills for Saturday, January 23 through Monday, January 25.

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