A Collection of Relevant and Informative Pieces to review.
Subscribe to Gov. Cuomo’s nightly brief on New York State’s Coronavirus Updates here.
NY State’s New Battle Plan on the COVID War Front
October 26, 2020: Gov. Cuomo lays out New York’s strategy to defeat the virus HERE
Halloween should be spooky, not scary!
October 23, 2020: Governor Cuomo asks for your help to make sure everyone has a healthy and safe Halloween. Find NY Health Department Guidance HERE
July 21, 2020: N.Y., N.J., Connecticut Now Say Travelers From 31 Hot Spot States Must Quarantine
“I never thought it would be this bad,” New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says of the number of U.S. states where the coronavirus numbers have worsened.
Read in NPR: https://apple.news/
From Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s Office August 13, 2020
NATGEO SCIENCE: Will we trust a vaccine when we get it?
July 31, 2020 Here are the COVID-19 vaccine prospects that have made it to phase three trials and beyond.
NY Times Opinion: There Are Many Ways We Haven’t Tried to Test for the Coronavirus
June 24, 2020: In response to increased rates of COVID-19 transmission in certain states within the United States, and to protect New York’s successful containment of COVID-19, the State has joined with New Jersey and Connecticut in jointly issuing a travel advisory for anyone returning from travel to states that have a significant degree of community-wide spread of COVID-19. Click on the ‘Travelers’ headline above.
For NY State Department of Health updates on specific states click here.
The Atlantic: Don’t Wear a Mask FOR Yourself
The Real Reason to Wear a Mask
Much of the confusion around masks stems from the conflation of two very different uses.
Dr. Erin Bromage: “The Risks – Know Them – Avoid Them“
Gov. Andrew Cuomo: “NY Forward: A Guide to Reopening New York“
May 2020: Several helpful pages include:
Metrics to Guide Reopening, Page 26-27
Ongoing Monitoring Chart, Page 31 The to date monitoring dashboard can be found at ny.gov/nyforward
Phased Reopening of Businesses, Page 32
Printable version: NY Forward: A Guide to Reopening New York
NYS Regional Monitoring Dashboard
See how many criteria our LI region meets to begin reopening on the Regional Monitoring Dashboard. The regions that meet all seven metrics are ready to begin Phase 1 of a phased-in, carefully monitored reopening starting on May 15th. Visit the dashboard here.
LI Newsday, May 27, 2020: “FAQ: How Long Island’s Economy will Reopen“
New York Times, May 15, 2020: “What Parents Should Know as States Reopen“, answering questions about playdates, visiting playgrounds, and going to the beach.
Washington Post, May 27, 2020: “Coronavirus may never go away, even with a vaccine“
The pandemic could last for years. Embracing that reality is crucial to the next phase of America’s pandemic response. Experts urge U.S. leaders and the public to start thinking long-term.
Read in The Washington Post: https://apple.news/
National Geographic, May 18, 2020 (with updates): “Coronavirus in the U.S.: Where cases are growing and declining“
National Geographic, May 29,2020: A COVID-19 vaccine has passed its first human trial. But is it the frontrunner?
Moderna Therapeutics has just entered phase two of its clinical trials. Here’s how mRNA vaccines work and what the latest developments mean.
Gov. Ned Lamont: “ReOpen Connecticut“
May 8, 2020: Sector rules for May 20th reopen