ALBANY — All state employees and health care workers in state-run hospitals who directly treat patients will be mandated to get a COVID-19 vaccine by the end of the summer, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday.
SYRACUSE — The state is less than a tenth of a percent from reversing its COVID-19 and pandemic-era restrictions, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Monday, before announcing additional incentives to increase the vaccination rate in hundreds of communities.
MALONE — As part of Health Care Week, employees from Alice Hyde Medical Center paid a visit to Morningside Cemetery, cleaning up the area around Alice Hyde’s grave at the cemetery, off of Raymond Street.
POTSDAM — COVID-19 has presented challenges that we never could have imagined. Social distancing, wearing masks, and weekly pooled saliva testing have become as familiar to college campuses as late-night visits to the library.
MALONE — In response to recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the Food and Drug Administration, Alice Hyde Medical Center is temporarily suspending the use of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine.
WATERTOWN — Etosha L. Farmer, who’s been a dietician for more than a decade, believes weight is overlooked as a vanity issue, not a health care issue, especially after a study this week found that nearly 80% of those hospitalized with COVID-19 are either obese or overweight.