What the CDC’s new masking guidance means for NYC and NJ
Experts are relaxing guidelines for Americans wearing masks indoors.
Updated: Feb 27, 12:20 PM
NYC to drop outdoor mask mandate for public schools
"I want to pull back on all of these mandates but we want to do it in a smart way," said Mayor Eric Adams
Feb 25, 9:57 AM
NYC parents look ahead with mixed feelings to life without school mask mandates
“I'm not really in any hurry to have it lifted but I am thankful to have that option back on the table,” one parent said, while acknowledging her son will be “smiling from ear to ear every single day he does not have to wear a mask.”
Feb 11, 9:01 AM
Adams says he wants to ‘err on the side of caution’ as Hochul lifts statewide mask mandate
The mayor’s office has urged New Yorkers to continue wearing masks in indoor and crowded spaces.
Feb 10, 5:38 PM
NY is lifting its mask mandate. Here’s what it means for businesses and schools
The decision takes effect Thursday.
Updated: Feb 11, 3:00 PM
Murphy to end masking rules at NJ schools and daycares next month
Gov. Murphy will no longer require students, teachers or visitors to wear masks while inside school building beginning March 7th.
Feb 7, 9:34 AM
NYS Health Department Recalls 250,000 Free Masks Given To Teachers And Libraries
The New York State Department of Health found that 5% of the masks they distributed to protect teachers and librarians are potentially fake.
Jan 18, 4:49 PM
Nassau County Exec Tells Schools, Indoor Venues To End Mask Mandates
Bruce Blakeman is telling schools and businesses to ignore the mandate, but Gov. Kathy Hochul says he doesn't have the authority.
Jan 6, 1:26 PM
Facing COVID Surge And Omicron, NYC Advises All Residents To Wear Masks Indoors And In Public
The city health commissioner's new advisory stops short of reinstating a full mask mandate.
Nov 29, 2021 12:14 PM
Unmasked Cops, Who Shoved Customer Out of Subway For Asking Why They Were Unmasked, Face Discipline
NYPD Commissioner Shea said the officers would not be fired or suspended, though.
Oct 20, 2021 4:44 PM
Collecting Masks And Anxieties, NYC Parents Brace For New School Year
"We've seen that we can be resilient, that our kids can be resilient."
Sep 10, 2021 2:58 PM
NYPD Orders Unvaccinated Cops To Wear Masks. History Suggests They May Decline.
Less than half of all NYPD personnel have received the vaccine.
Aug 19, 2021 1:14 PM
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