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February 16, 2022

The FDA-recommended mask, N95s, seemed to be impossible to find for weeks, just like toilet paper at the beginning of the pandemic. Well now, finally, the search for N95s has become easier than we thought. Free N95 masks are being given out at Wegmans, as part of a federal initiative. Each person is limited to […]

While many across the United States have been patiently waiting for FDA’s approval for the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for young children ages 6 months through 4 years of age, it looks like we will have to wait a bit longer. It is unclear how long this will be postponed, but the FDA said that Pfizer […]

Now that Governor Kathy Hochul has lifted the mask mandate and left the choice for counties, Monroe County announces that we have entered the “common sense phase” of controlling COVID-19. Our new phase means staying home if you don’t feel well and isolating or quarantining if you test positive for COVID. Monroe County Public Health […]

Starting today, New York will be joining other states on dropping the mask mandate for businesses. However, there is still a mandate for buses, trains, subways, planes, subways, at domestic violence shelters, homeless shelters, state-regulated health care, and adult care facilities, jails, and schools. While the mandate ends today, counties, cities, and businesses can make […]

Yesterday, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy announced that he will be lifting the statewide school mask mandate on March 7 since there is a drop in COVID-19 infections. According to Murphy, the drop in COVID-19 infections brings new pressure on government officials to ease off restrictions amid public frustration and fatigue with the pandemic. He […]

A couple of days ago, President of the Monroe County Council of School Superintendents and Rush-Henrietta Central School District Superintendent Bo Wright held a to discuss COVID-19 and the impact on local schools. One question that was on everyone’s mind was “can we get rid of the masks?” and the answer remains the same: masks […]

Earlier this week, Pfizer and its partner BioNTech applied for authorization for a two-dose regimen at the FDA’s request, even though officials announced in December that two shots did not produce a sufficient immune response in children ages 2 to 4. However, there are trials still underway for a third dose, but data will not […]

Yesterday, the US Army announced that they will begin discharging soldiers who refuse the COVID-19 vaccine. According to the Army, they stated that they will “immediately begin separating Soldiers from the service” who refuse to be vaccinated or who don’t have an approved or pending request for exemption. As of the end of January, 96% […]

Local school districts in Western New York are now asking Governor Kathy Hochul to ‘back off’ when it comes to COVID rules. The head of 13 districts signed and sent to Governor Hochul saying that they respect her leadership and willingness to listen to concerns from people across the state, and they ask her to […]

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February 2, 2022

The FDA has issued a warning and recalled two COVID-19 test kits. The US Food and Drug Administration recalled the two tests manufactured by Empowered Diagnostics. The two tests recalled CovClear COVID-19 Antigen and ImmunoPass COVID-19 Neutralizing Antibody Rapid Test. The FDA recalled the tests because they have the potential for false results. This is […]

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