A Simple Guide To Reducing Your Holiday COVID Risk
COVID safety is all about layering on different types of protection. Here's how New Yorkers can approach the various options.
Nov 23, 2021 7:20 PM
Lawmakers Press City For Numbers On Public School Enrollment
Educators say smaller class sizes may be upshot of reduced roster.
Oct 27, 2021 3:48 PM
Dozens Of NYC Public School Buildings May Not Be Able To Fit Their Students At 3 Feet Apart This Fall
Some principals are still scrambling to find space that allows for social distancing, and get guidance from officials about how to do it.
Aug 5, 2021 2:53 PM
New Federal Guidelines Advise Schools To Relax Mask and Social Distancing Standards This Fall
New York City has continued to require masks for all students and school personnel regardless of vaccination status.
Jul 9, 2021 4:54 PM
NJ Drops Indoor Masking And Social Distancing Rules, Paving Way For Official Start Of Summer
Governor Phil Murphy relaxed restrictions a week after he said he would keep indoor masking rules in place and after neighboring states also dropped indoor masking rules.
May 24, 2021 4:48 PM
Social Distancing Requirements Will Be Pivotal In NYC Schools Reopening Next Fall
Three feet? Six feet? The city hasn't issued guidance, which is impacting principals' ability to plan.
May 18, 2021 4:59 PM
NYC Mayor Hesitates On In-Person Learning Despite New CDC Guidance On 3-Feet Distancing In Schools
The new CDC guidelines indicate that, in most cases, it’s OK for kids to stay three feet apart instead of six, as long as everyone is wearing a mask.
Mar 19, 2021 12:52 PM
Ask An Epidemiologist: How To Stay Safe From COVID While Riding The Subway
Eye protection and double masking is a good idea. Standing room only is still too close for comfort.
Feb 22, 2021 5:55 AM
Ask An Epidemiologist: Do I Need To Double Mask?
It’s a good idea in some situations, such as indoors. But a cloth mask with a filter works just as well.
Updated: Feb 18, 2021 7:47 PM
Ask An Epidemiologist: What Do New COVID-19 Variants Mean For My Daily Life?
What do these new variants of COVID-19 mean for protecting ourselves? We asked two epidemiologists.
Jan 24, 2021 9:49 AM
Two Underground Parties Busted By NYC Sheriff's Office Over Thanksgiving Holiday
One party in Midtown had nearly 400 people crammed into a room, according to the sheriff.
Nov 28, 2020 1:52 PM
Maskless Indoor Religious Gathering With Hundreds Of Attendees Not Illegal, De Blasio Says
A post-wedding party with hundreds of maskless Hasidim was ruled legal by city sheriffs on Tuesday night.
Nov 25, 2020 11:17 AM
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