The opening comes nearly three months after Canada opened its land borders to vaccinated Americans. However, significant differences will remain over how the two nations manage their newly reopened land border crossings.
ROCHESTER — Two men from the Rochester area have been charged in a federal indictment with pepper-spraying police officers during the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol.
Gov. Kathy Hochul advocated for New Yorkers to get a seasonal flu shot during a briefing held Wednesday, and she received her shot during the event.
ALBANY — New York health care workers will be able to seek religious exemptions from a statewide COVID-19 vaccine mandate as a lawsuit challenging the requirement proceeds, a federal judge ruled Tuesday.
The first phase of the reopening will begin in early November, when fully vaccinated Canadians and Mexicans with proper travel documentation will be allowed to cross U.S. land borders for nonessential reasons.
Economic efficiency is likely to be a theme no matter what happens with a new facility, even as the Hochul administration keeps open the possibility of a downtown location or the option of a renovated Highmark Stadium.
ALBANY — New York has decriminalized the possession and sale of hypodermic needles and syringes as part of new laws signed this week by Gov. Kathy Hochul that supporters hope will reduce the number of people who die of drug overdoses.
The board announced it is greatly expanding the list of who can prescribe medical marijuana – to include everyone from dentists to midwives.
Gov. Kathy Hochul addressed attendees at the annual New York State Firefighters Memorial service on Tuesday in Albany.
ALBANY — A looming Oct. 7 vaccination mandate for New York home health workers is projected to have profound impacts on an industry that delivers medical services to frail seniors and disabled persons at their residences.
NEW YORK — After being vaulted into office two months ago, New York Gov. Kathy Hochul is preparing to run for the job in her own right next year.
Leona Bench was left with discharge papers from a Westchester hospital and a note from her incarcerated niece saying the newborn baby girl should be in her care.
Gov. Kathy Hochul spoke Thursday during her COVID-19 about concerns that vaccination rates among children eligible for vaccines have remained low.
Recommended For You
U.S. Rep. John Katko, R-Camillus, spoke on the House of Representatives floor Thursday to voice his support for the bipartisan infrastructure bill that was passed by the U.S. Senate and is expected to be voted upon by the House.
ALBANY — Former New York City Health Commissioner Mary Bassett will become the top health official in the state as it seeks to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. Kathy Hochul announced Wednesday.
NEW YORK — New York Gov. Kathy Hochul has encouraged religious-minded people to get a COVID-19 vaccine by saying it is God's will that they get inoculated.
ALBANY — Thousands of health care workers in New York faced with either getting the COVID-19 vaccine or losing their jobs received at least one dose as the statewide mandate neared, according to state figures.
ALBANY — As the deadline closed in for hospital and nursing home workers in New York state to be vaccinated against COVID-19, Gov. Kathy Hochul made an 11th-hour plea to holdout health care workers to get inoculated.
ALBANY — Gov. Kathy Hochul said Saturday she is prepared to call in medically trained National Guard members, retirees and workers outside New York to address potential staffing shortages caused by an approaching vaccine mandate for health care workers.
The Senecas filed a motion last week with the U.S. District Court in Buffalo to halt enforcement of a judgment that the tribe should make the payments.
ALBANY — New York might be on track to exhaust its $2.1 billion pandemic relief fund for undocumented workers, just weeks after it began accepting applications.
Hochul again urged parents whose children are eligible for shots to have them roll up their sleeves, and also sent the same message to health care workers who will be barred from working in the state as of Monday if they are unvaccinated.
During a COVID-19 briefing on Thursday, Gov. Kathy Hochul spoke about Monday's deadline for health care workers in New York state's hospitals and long-term care facilities to get vaccinated.
ALBANY — New York Health Commissioner Howard Zucker, who was a leading defender of former Gov. Andrew Cuomo's response to the COVID-19 pandemic, has submitted his resignation, Gov. Kathy Hochul said Thursday.
Gov. Kathy Hochul spoke in New York City Tuesday about a new mobile vaccination clinic initiative that will target eligible school-age children for COVID-19 vaccines.