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For the better part of a year, coronavirus safety measures have become a daily mantra: Wear a mask. Stay six feet apart. Only gather with members of your own household. But what happens when your job makes it impossible for you to follow those first two directives? more
It’s no longer the end of the beginning, as it had been for months dealing with the coronavirus pandemic. For Daniel Reingold, this is now the beginning of the end. Kelley Dixon was the first Hebrew Home resident to receive the coronavirus vaccine Monday morning, kicking off what was expected to be a three-day process inoculating all 600 of his fellow residents, and most of the 1,000 staff members at the Hebrew Home. more
It's no longer the end of the beginning, as it had been for months dealing with the coronavirus pandemic. For Daniel Reingold, this is now the beginning of the end. Kelley Dixon was the first locally to receive the coronavirus vaccine Monday morning where she lives, the Hebrew Home at Riverdale. more
Thanksgiving probably looked very different for many American families this year, especially since the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advised against both traveling and gathering with family members outside of one’s household this holiday season. more
It took the United States nearly 100 days to produce its first 1 million confirmed cases of SARS-CoV-2 infections, hitting that mark on April 28. Today, the country is adding that same number of cases every six days. more
The air is starting to get colder as winter nears, and because of that, activity at Van Cortlandt Park has declined. While spending time at New York City’s third-largest park is part of the draw of living here, it’s the late-night antics from this past summer and early fall that has drawn the ire of those looking for a quiet night in their homes nearby.  more
It's a rather deliberate, cumbersome path to reopening in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, but there is good news for those missing their favorite sermon — churches, synagogues and mosques will once again be allowed to open. Just at 25 percent capacity. more
Just a few weeks ago, few if anyone even knew this was something doctors — and parents — should be looking out for. But a new syndrome among children, called MIS-C, is starting to be identified in a number of states and countries. And because of it, schools will remain closed through the summer. more
Ever since the state started releasing specific nursing homes reporting at least five deaths related to complications of COVID-19, the Bronx has had just nine facilities on the list. On Monday, however, that number grew to 10 with Schervier Rehabilitation and Nursing Center at 2975 Independence Ave.,  reporting six deaths. more
Don't expect life to return to normal anytime soon. But for those willing to settle for a "new normal" — at least for now — Gov. Andrew Cuomo has some good news: You might start to experience it in just another month. more
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