Local COVID-19 Updates
Here is a listing of the most up-to-date information on the number of COVID-19 cases in the four-county area. The information comes from the websites of the public health departments in Ontario, Seneca, Wayne and Yates counties (Note: not all the departments provide the same information).
WATERLOO — Seneca County quickly used up its initial 400 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine at clinics conducted Jan. 14 at the Health Department and Jan. 16 at del Lago Resort & Casino.
ALBANY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo was hardly the only governor to be granted emergency powers during the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic last March, when issues such as the procurement of medical supplies and personal protection equipment were critical.
I belong to the group of people now allowed to receive a COVID-19 vaccination, the “1B” crowd, but maybe putting an ethics professor into this mix isn’t the best idea.
SENECA FALLS — Three local churches will ring their bells 400 times Tuesday evening to mark the 400,000 Americans who have died of COVID-19.
ITHACA — Entrepreneur Greg Galvin didn’t factor the pandemic into his business plans for the year. He didn’t expect the shutdowns or the equipment shortages. And, he didn’t plan on quickly pivoting his biotechnology company to provide a quick, accurate COVID-19 test that enabled Cayuga Healt…
NEWARK — Starting next week, Rochester Regional Health COVID-19 vaccine clinics — including those at Newark-Wayne Community Hospital — will include people 65 and older.
The earliest date that New York State Health Officials could green light winter high-risk sport activities to begin was Jan. 4.
Struggling local governments may be on the cusp of getting much-needed aid.
NEWARK — When he learned people 75 and over were eligible to get the COVID-19 vaccine, Ralph Jurgens called a state vaccination hotline first thing Monday morning.
National COVID-19 Updates
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Drugmaker Eli Lilly said Thursday its antibody drug can prevent COVID-19 illness in residents and staff of nursing homes and other long-term care locations.
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York judge on Thursday denied the National Rifle Association’s bid to throw out a state lawsuit that seeks to put the powerful gun advocacy group out of business.
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are drifting around their record highs on Wall Street Thursday, as earnings season ramps into higher gear.
INDIANAPOLIS — Drugmaker Eli Lilly says its COVID-19 antibody drug helped prevent illness among residents and staff of nursing homes and other long-term care locations.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Deep in the deadliest coronavirus wave and facing worrisome new mutations, President Joe Biden will kick off his national COVID-19 strategy to ramp up vaccinations and testin…
WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell slightly last week to 900,000, still a historically high level that points to ongoing job cuts in a raging pandemic.
GENEVA (AP) — The United States will resume funding for the World Health Organization and join its consortium aimed at sharing coronavirus vaccines fairly around the globe, President Joe Biden…
GENEVA (AP) — The Biden administration has taken quick steps to keep the United States in the World Health Organization and reinforce financial and staffing support for it — part of his ambiti…
NEW YORK (AP) — Lani Muller doesn’t have to visit a doctor’s office to help test an experimental COVID-19 vaccine — she just climbs into a bloodmobile-like van that parks on a busy street near…
WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden was sworn in as the 46th president of the United States, declaring that “democracy has prevailed” and summoning American resilience and unity to confront the deeply…