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California Added To NY COVID-19 Travel Advisory, Massachusetts Trips Discouraged

California was added to the list of places from where travelers to New York State must self quarantine for 14 days to curb the spread of coronavirus and officials are discouraging trips to and from Massachusetts due to a spike in cases there.

NY Reports Half a Million COVID-19 Cases as Infections Surge Nationwide

New York, the former epicenter of the U.S. COVID-19 pandemic, became on Sunday the fourth U.S. state to surpass half a million coronavirus cases amid a nationwide surge in infections.

Tristate Governors Discourage Travel Between NY, NJ, and CT To Curb...

The governors of New York State, New Jersey, and Connecticut issued a travel advisory Tuesday discouraging residents from visiting neighboring states to avoid the spread of the coronavirus.

2 More States Added to NY COVID-19 Travel Advisory List

Two more states have been added to the list of places from where travelers to New York State are required to self-quarantine for 14 days to curb the spread of coronavirus, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Tuesday.

Five Towns COVID-19 Hot Spot Infection Rates Decline

Progress has been made in tamping down a spike in coronavirus cases in the Five Towns area, Nassau County officials said Tuesday while opening a new drive-through COVID-19 rapid test site in the community.

COVID-19 Hospitalization Uptick Eyed on Long Island

Long Island officials are closely watching a slight increase in patients being treated for coronavirus at hospitals across the region in recent weeks.

Judge Denies Request to Exempt Catholic Churches from NY COVID-19 Limits

A federal judge on Friday rejected a request from the Roman Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn to void New York State's limits on religious gatherings in coronavirus hot spots, which the diocese argued had effectively closed its churches.

OpEd: Employers Must Properly Respond if Workers Catch COVID-19

When someone who works or has visited an office or store receives a COVID-19 diagnosis, managers have a legal duty and a moral responsibility to implement safety protocols to protect others at risk of exposure. 

Long Island Movie Theaters OK’d To Reopen From Coronavirus Shutdown

Movie theaters on Long Island will be allowed to reopen on Oct. 23 after the industry was held back from New York State's phased reopening from the coronavirus shutdown over the summer.

Catholics, Jews Say NY COVID-19 Restrictions Violate Religious Rights

Catholics and Jews asked U.S. courts on Thursday to overturn New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's order limiting worship to no more than 10 congregants in communities hard hit by the coronavirus, calling the measure a threat to religious freedom.