New York Lifts Covid-19 Restrictions: 70 Percent Received First Vaccine Dose

New York Lifts Covid-19 Restrictions: 70 Percent Received First Vaccine Dose

A long awaited sense of normalcy is finally returning to most New Yorkers. On June 15, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that as 70 percent of adults in the state received their first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine, restrictions have now been lifted. “Congratulations to New Yorkers because they are the ones who did it,” said […]

State Gov to Open Mass Vaccination Site at Rockland Community College, Drastically Expands Vaccine Eligibility

State Gov to Open Mass Vaccination Site at Rockland Community College, Drastically Expands Vaccine Eligibility

On Monday afternoon, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that Rockland will finally be receiving a mass vaccination site of its own. Despite leading the state in infections and deaths due to COVID-19, Rocklanders have previously had to rely on mass vaccination sites in Westchester County and other areas to receive the vital medication. The announcement comes […]

Frustration Grows Over State’s Failure to Open Mass-Vaccination Facility in Rockland

Frustration Grows Over State’s Failure to Open Mass-Vaccination Facility in Rockland

As the infection rate in Rockland remains one of the highest in the state, the demand for a mass-vaccination site in the county is reaching a fever pitch. Several local leaders have expressed frustration over the state previously criticizing Rockland for its notably high infection rate, yet not prioritizing a state-run facility in the county. […]

AMID ONGOING COVID-19 PANDEMIC, GOVERNOR CUOMO ANNOUNCES 40,000 HEALTH PROFESSIONALS HAVE SIGNED UP TO VOLUNTEER AS PART OF THE STATE’S SURGE HEALTHCARE FORCE

AMID ONGOING COVID-19 PANDEMIC, GOVERNOR CUOMO ANNOUNCES 40,000 HEALTH PROFESSIONALS HAVE SIGNED UP TO VOLUNTEER AS PART OF THE STATE’S SURGE HEALTHCARE FORCE

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo on Wednesday announced that to date 40,000 healthcare workers, including retirees and students, have signed up to volunteer to work as part of the state’s surge healthcare force during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, with more expected to sign up in the coming weeks. Additionally, more than 6,000 mental health professionals have signed […]

Safety Onboard Public Transportation

Safety Onboard Public Transportation

Rockland County Executive Ed Day and Acting Commissioner of Public Transportation Doug Schuetz remind residents to limit the use of public transportation to when absolutely necessary and to sit 6 feet (2 meters) apart to limit potential exposure to COVID-19. This is in keeping with Governor Cuomo’s Executive Order, New York State on PAUSE.   Transport […]

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