MALONE –– Franklin County is working to obtain refrigerated trucks that can be used to supplement morgue capacity at the Alice Hyde and Adirondack medical centers should the need arise as the number of deaths from the COVID-19 novel coronavirus continues to climb statewide.
ALBANY — Experts project tens of thousands of New Yorkers will die from COVID-19 through the summer as state officials study multiple projection models to prepare for the pandemic’s impact on the state and its health care system, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday.
MALONE –– It was just a simple arrangement of sticks, spelling out a simple word, left on a path at the Malone Memorial Recreation Park. It was something BJ Noreault said she has done frequently, long before the COVID-19 novel coronavirus gave a new, more profound meaning to her efforts.
After weeks of pressure from elected officials and the union representing corrections officers, the agency that operates the state prison system has dropped its policy that prevented officers from wearing personal protection equipment while on duty.
MALONE –– A day after the number of confirmed cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus in Franklin County shot up from five to eight, that number apparently remained flat Tuesday with no additional confirmed cases reported.
Shelley Singer has been the primary caregiver for her husband, Michael Gross, since he was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease four years ago. Then came the coronavirus pandemic. “It’s very difficult to live with someone with dementia, and I know how fortunate I am to be able to have help fro…
MALONE –– A group of health care providers at the Alice Hyde Medical Center has criticized the state Department of Corrections and Community Supervision for what they say is a slow and inadequate response to the COVID-19 novel coronavirus pandemic.
ALBANY — Democratic legislators blasted Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on Sunday for proposing historic budget cuts to state health care and hospitals that would make New York ineligible for up to $6 billion in federal aid for COVID-19.
NEW YORK — Gov. Andrew Cuomo called for political and national unity Monday to fight the coronavirus after President Donald Trump said over the weekend he may order an enforceable quarantine for New York and surrounding areas in New Jersey and some parts of Connecticut as the pandemic contin…
MALONE –– Despite calls for people to maintain social distancing and to stay home as much as possible, the Adirondack Regional Blood Center is hosting a blood drive Tuesday from 2 to 6 p.m. at the First Congregational Church.
MALONE –– A third case of COVID-19 coronavirus has been confirmed in Franklin County, and three Malone Village Police officers are in quarantine because one was in direct contact with one of the infected individuals.
NEW YORK — Schools will remain closed statewide through mid-April and the state’s first temporary hospital was completed in New York City on Friday as New York remains the nation’s epicenter for the novel coronavirus, or COVID-19.
ALBANY — As the state’s coronavirus COVID-19 death toll spiked overnight, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo criticized federal lawmakers for the second day in a row Thursday for passing a $2 trillion bill to fight the pandemic the governor said provides insufficient aid to state governments.
ALBANY — Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on Wednesday urged the state’s congressional lawmakers to reject the U.S. Senate’s $2 trillion coronavirus aid package, adding the pandemic could leave the state with a revenue shortfall of up to $15 billion.
NEW YORK — The state started using experimental drugs Tuesday to combat the coronavirus as Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo implored the federal government to send New York ventilators as the virus peak could hit the state within the next two weeks.
MALONE –– With the number of COVID-19 coronavirus cases escalating dramatically and health care organizations scrambling to find enough personal protective equipment to safeguard their staffs, a number of people around Franklin County who are handy with a sewing needle have stepped up to hel…
ALBANY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo has issued a plea to retired health care workers to join the fight against COVID-19. He also discussed plans to restart the economy, experimental drug trials and the looming state budget deadline during a news conference Monday morning at the Capitol.
WATERTOWN — Right now, the saying “No Farmers - No Food” seems all too relevant as shelves are emptying at a rate lifelong farmers have never seen before. They’re still at it though, working to meet the demand and reassuring consumers that the food chain is in full operation.
NEW YORK — The state of New York is racing to add tens of thousands of hospital beds, buy thousands of ventilators and distribute millions of masks to medical workers as coronavirus infections in the state rose above 10,000, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said Saturday.
MALONE — Franklin County so far remains without a confirmed case of the COVID-19 coronavirus, but officials at the Alice Hyde Medical Center are gearing up for the disease to appear in the area — and hoping the numbers will not overwhelm them.
ALBANY — As concern grows over equipment shortages in area hospitals, Gov. Andrew Cuomo called on Washington to release the federal stockpile of medical equipment, including ventilators, to address the COVID-19 pandemic.
By ANN E. MARIMOW and TOM JACKMAN The Washington Post
Law enforcement officials and defense attorneys throughout the country are taking steps to release inmates, drop pending prosecutions and lock up fewer new defendants to thin crowded prisons that public health officials say are ripe for spreading the coronavirus.
The border between Canada and the United States has been temporarily closed to “non-essential” traffic to help prevent the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, U.S. President Donald Trump announced Wednesday morning.
By JOE MAHONEY CNHI State Reporter firstname.lastname@example.org
ALBANY — Rocked by economic fallout from the COVID-19 health emergency, New York is facing a sharp drop in revenue collections, a trend that could become “significantly worse,” state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli warned Tuesday.
Closures and cancellations continued to pour in Monday with restaurants statewide and local courts among the latest organizations and activities to be affected by the COVIS-19 coronavirus pandemic even as the first case was confirmed in the North Country.
OTTAWA — Speaking to members of the media outside of his home in Ottawa, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau discussed the country’s response to the COVID-19 outbreak and the decision to close the borders to non-Canadians or non-permanent residents of Canada, with limited exceptions.
President Donald Trump declared a national emergency in order to bring more resources to bear in the fight against the COVID-19 coronavirus that has affected at least 1,800 people nationwide and resulted in 41 deaths.
With 173 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in New York, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced Wednesday all SUNY and CUNY schools will move to remote learning from March 19 through at least the end of the spring semester.
GLENS FALLS — Democratic congressional candidate Tedra Cobb said Monday she will continue to run a positive campaign that talks about issues such as health care and the economy — in spite of negative attacks from U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik.
MALONE –– No confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus have been found in Franklin County yet, but the director of the county’s Public Health Services said it is only a matter of time –– and the county is taking steps to be ready.