MALONE –– The number of active cases of COVID-19 in Franklin County remained stable at 14 on Wednesday after a weekend spike resulting from positive test results at The Alice Center nursing home in Malone and in Akwesasne.
ALBANY — Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo refused to comply with the White House’s request for states to release a patient identification number for every person who receives a coronavirus immunization, pending the approval of a safe vaccine, he said, as the federal government’s appeal for personal data…
MALONE –– A total of 13 people connected to The Alice Center have tested positive for COVID-19 and three others have been diagnosed as positive despite returning negative test results, the UVM Health Network–Alice Hyde Medical Center announced Monday.
ALBANY — School districts previously forced to close within state microclusters may continue in-person learning for students while COVID-19 spikes within a community by meeting specific state testing criteria, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced Friday.
MALONE –– Two residents and an employee at The Alice Center nursing home have tested positive for COVID-19 and the facility has instituted isolation precautions, including the suspension of all visitation.
ALBANY — Capital Region physicians and immunologists are preparing for concurrent COVID-19 and influenza outbreaks as misinformation about the novel coronavirus continues to spread, health officials said Wednesday.
MALONE –– The number of active cases of COVID-19 in Franklin County was confirmed at four Tuesday, resolving a discrepancy between County Manager Donna Kissane’s Monday morning email and a graphic posted Monday afternoon by the North Country Crime Analysis Center based on numbers verified by…
Advocates and lawmakers rallied around the state Tuesday, slamming Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo and lawmakers for failing to act as COVID-19 infections spike at state prisons and correctional facilities, including Elmira and Greene County.
Health care is once again a big issue in the race for the NY-21 Congressional District seat, as the nation grapples with a pandemic and the U.S. Supreme Court is about to hear a case that could strike down the Affordable Care Act.
ALBANY — The federal government is wrong to believe state governments and officials cannot control the spread of COVID-19, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said Monday, citing New York’s detailed scientific data and the need to expand testing and contact tracing nationwide.
MALONE –– Franklin County received another new positive test result for the COVID-19 virus on Sunday, but the overall number of active cases dropped after four inmates in Malone-area prisons recovered or had their cases resolved.
ALBANY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo blasted federal officials Thursday after reports the nation’s Health and Human Services secretary plans to fire the U.S. Food & Drug Administration chief as President Donald Trump’s administration clashes over the nation’s approval standards to promptly authori…
MALONE –– The number of active cases of COVID-19 in Franklin County remained at five on Wednesday, but the number of people in quarantine or isolation shot up as one of the area’s state prisons sequestered nearly 50 inmates.
ALBANY — New Yorkers should avoid travel to neighboring New Jersey and Connecticut, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said, as visitors from all but six states must isolate for two weeks when arriving in New York to prevent further spread of the novel coronavirus.
MALONE — Two inmates at Upstate Correctional Facility and one at Franklin Correctional Facility have tested positive for the COVID-19 virus, according to the state Department of Corrections and Community Supervision.
AKWESASNE — The number of active cases of COVID-19 in Franklin County rose by one Friday, and the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe announced a possible exposure at the Akwesasne Mohawk Casino resort last weekend.
ALBANY — The state Correctional Officers and Police Benevolent Association is calling on Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo to impose an immediate suspension of visitation at correctional facilities where COVID-19 cases have recently surged.
MALONE –– The number of COVID-19 cases in Franklin County bounced back up to three on Thursday, just a day after falling to one when two people who had tested positive for the virus opted to isolate in other counties.
ALBANY — A top Democrat weighed limiting Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s broadened emergency powers during the COVID-19 pandemic after the governor sent letters to select municipalities Wednesday threatening to withhold state funding unless the local officials effectively enforce state COVID-19 mandates.
NEW YORK — State coronavirus hotspots are “microclusters,” Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said Monday, because New York’s infection rate is meager compared with the rest of the nation as COVID-19 infections rise in dozens of U.S. states.
ST. REGIS FALLS –– A change in state Health Department guidelines governing in-person instruction in schools has prompted at least one Franklin County school district to switch to remote-on learning –– again.
As small businesses and live event venues struggle to recover from a summer of heavily limited operations, U.S. Sen. Kirsten E. Gillibrand, D-N.Y., is calling for legislation to create a new loan program to help them survive.
NEW YORK — Religious institutions will be shut down if the communities refuse to comply with the state’s COVID-19 regulations, and schools in some virus hotspots will be closed beginning today, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said Monday.
ALBANY — New York localities with COVID-19 hot spots that fail to enforce the state’s mask-wearing and social-distancing orders could be fined $10,000 per day as violations continue, officials said Friday.
ALBANY — The state unveiled a new smartphone application Thursday to alert New Yorkers who choose to download the tool when they’ve been in close proximity to someone who recently tested positive for COVID-19 as several downstate virus hotspots continue to increase.
ALBANY — Hundreds of rapid-testing machines sent downstate Monday will combat rising coronavirus clusters in certain New York City neighborhoods and counties surrounding the metro area to prevent subsequent shutdowns, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said.