Tag: covid testing
Eighty percent of New Yorkers living in the metro area say the government should be doing more to make Covid testing widely available and has failed in the effort thus far, results from a new poll reveal.
Suffolk County will open three new Covid-19 testing sites in virus hotspots as the Omicron variant drives a spike in cases, with the county reaching 13.6% positivity on Tuesday, County Executive Steve Bellone announced.
The U.S. government will require private health insurance companies to reimburse customers for the cost of over-the-counter at-home Covid-19 tests under new measures to combat the pandemic that President Joe Biden will unveil on Thursday, administration officials said.
Drugstore chain Rite Aid Corp said on Thursday it would be offering free Covid-19 tests to students in public schools in New York state before or at the start of the upcoming school year.
A relative of New York State Chief Judge Janet DiFiore received priority testing for Covid-19 from the state Department of Health at her Southampton residence last summer, according to reports and officials.