Judge Laurence Love sided with New York City on Wednesday, allowing Mayor Bill De Blasio to go ahead with the COVID vaccine mandate for Department of Education employees, including school teachers and staff.
Judge Lifts Temporary Pause On Vaccine Mandate For NYC Teachers, Who Now Must Be Vaccinated By Monday
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A judge has lifted a temporary pause on New York City’s vaccine mandate. That means all teachers must be vaccinated by Monday, or lose their jobs. A separate decision on a state mandate for health care workers has been delayed. City officials and union representatives debated the issue Wednesday in court. Web Extra: Read the judge’s decision (.pdf) As CBS2’s Natalie Duddridge reports, city officials and union reps filed into 80 Center Street to hash out a decision on vaccine mandates. More than a month ago, Mayor Bill de Blasio said all teachers must get the shot by Sept. 27 or lose...
Dr. Susannah Hills, a pediatric airway surgeon and assistant professor at Columbia University Medical Center, joins CBSN to discuss schools reopening across New York City and the impact vaccine hesitancy has on the COVID-19 pandemic.
Medical experts do recommend everyone 6 months and older get a flu shot. It does not matter what your COVID vaccination status is.
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One menu item is out of the ordinary at a McDonald's restaurant in Massapequa -- as the COVID-19 vaccine was the "special" at the fast-food joint Wednesday. Nassau’s health department began taking vaccines directly to businesses last month. The goal is to remove many obstacles stopping workers and customers from getting the shot.
Governor Kathy Hochul has launched her “Vax to School” plan and announced the details during a press conference in Brooklyn on Tuesday. During the next 12 weeks there will be 120 pop-up vaccine clinics. There will also be mobile clinics in vans that plan to go to places like parks...
Officials say, the shots are working. ABC's medical team has found that states with the lowest vaccination levels have death rates nearly four times higher than in states leading the country in vaccinations.
BROOKLYN, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) - Mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations are at the center of a new class action lawsuit against New York City. Rachel Maniscalco filed a complaint on September 10 in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York against the New York City Department of Education, Meisha Porter, in her capacity as Schools Chancellor of the New York City Department of Education, the City of New York, Mayor Bill de Blasio, the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene and Dave A. Chokshi, its commissioner.
NEW YORK (WABC) -- As the vaccine developments continue, so does the spread of the delta variant. More than a million children have been infected with COVID in just the last five weeks. The overall death toll in the United States, 675,000, now surpasses the 1918 influenza pandemic. Still, the...
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New York is under no constitutional obligation to allow religious exemptions to a COVID-19 vaccine mandate for health care workers, officials said this week in response to a lawsuit. Gov. Kathy Hochul, state Health Commissioner Howard Zucker and Attorney General Letitia James filed papers in US District Court late Wednesday...
Gov. Hochul touched on if she plans to make the COVID vaccine mandatory for eligible New York children. For all the news that the Hudson Valley is sharing make sure to follow Hudson Valley Post on Facebook, download the Hudson Valley Post Mobile App and sign up for the Hudson Valley Post Newsletter.
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — There’s good news in a study out Wednesday about the safety and effectiveness of the COVID vaccine for pregnant women, and especially for their babies. The mRNA vaccines are not only safe for pregnant women, they also protect their newborns. It has been one of the most worried-over issues in the COVID vaccine debates — is the vaccine safe for pregnant women? If so, when should she get the shot? And of course, is the vaccine safe for the unborn baby? We now have answers. COVID VACCINE New York State book online here or call 1-833-NYS-4-VAX New York City book online...
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Around 19% of hospital workers and 18% of nursing home workers around New York still have not completed their COVID-19 vaccine series, according to the state Department of Health. Health care workers have until Sept. 27 to receive at least their first vaccine dose, or they could be at risk...
NEW YORK - A New York judge has ruled that New York City can move forward with its mandate to vaccinate Department of Education employees pending a final resolution to the case. The judge's ruling lifting his prior restraining order on enforcing the mandate means that teachers and other staffers...
Evening Briefing: Judge rules city can go forward with DOE vaccine mandate, and your COVID-19 booster shot questions answered
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Vaccine mandates trickled into the U.S. travel sphere last winter, picked up steam in the spring and hit fever pitch over the summer. Vaccine shots are now necessary to eat in cafes in France, to see a Broadway show in New York City and soon, to fly commercially in Canada.
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