Judge temporarily halts New York’s vaccine mandate for health workers citing religious exemption
A federal judge in Utica issued an order that will temporarily restrain employers from enforcing a state vaccine mandate on health care workers who have sought a religious exemption from receiving the shots.
Gottlieb says vaccines could be approved for kids 5-11 by end of October
The FDA commissioner predicted that the agency he helmed will authorize Pfizer’sfor emergency use in children ages 5 to 11 by the end of October.
Northern NY hospital to stop delivering babies after resignations over Covid-19 vaccine
Medical services in five other departments may have to be cut back as well if more staff members resign because they refuse to be vaccinated.
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Van de Wal honored as New York Woman of Distinction
The regional president of the Utica/North Country region of Excellus Blue Cross Blue Shield has been honored as a 2021 New York State Woman of Distinction.
Youth cigarette smoking rate hits new low in New York
Youth tobacco use has declined across all products, including a drop in e-cigarette use for the first time.