Albany and other towns across New York are putting proactive measures in place to quell the spread of COVID-19. Disruptions to school, work, and major public gatherings are already manifesting and it’s important to stay up to date on what’s happening in the Albany, NY community.

Stay up to date and informed with our resources: Breaking public health news, information on your local New York hospitals and healthcare facilities, information from the New York Public Health Department, and Twitter updates from New York government officials. Continue to visit our website for the latest updates.

New York COVID-19 Cases

New York New Coronavirus Cases: 1,931
New York Total Coronavirus Cases: 6,922,631
New York New Coronavirus Deaths: 22
New York Total Coronavirus Deaths: 76,849
U.S. New Coronavirus Cases: 2,833
U.S. Total Coronavirus Cases: 107,084,488
U.S. New Coronavirus Deaths: 4
U.S. Total Coronavirus Deaths: 1,164,966
Last updated May 27, 2023
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Coronavirus News for Albany

New York to drop COVID vaccine requirement for health care workers after September

Officials announced the move Wednesday while pressing a Rochester appellate judge to throw out a lawsuit challenging the mandate. More info »

New York Post on MSN - 05/24/2023 02:16pm

House lawmakers vow not to repeat COVID-19 nursing home mistakes in N.Y., other states

The coronavirus killed more than 1 million Americans ... whose fiscally conservative think tank is based in Albany, New York. “State officials in effect were trying to avert a crisis in the hospitals ... More info »

Washington Times - 05/17/2023 12:17pm

Albany County declares state of emergency over migrant surge

ALBANY — Albany County Executive Dan McCoy declared a state of emergency and issued an emergency order Tuesday afternoon as the county prepared for the possibility that asylum seekers from New York ... More info »

Times Union - 05/23/2023 01:15pm

Resident physicians end strike at hospital that was ‘the epicenter of the epicenter’ of the country’s coronavirus outbreak

Resident physicians at a New York City hospital once called “the epicenter of the epicenter” of the nation’s Covid-19 pandemic announced an end to their strike Wednesday after ... More info »

Albany Herald - 05/24/2023 06:15am

New York’s obsolete COVID vaccine passport app still costing taxpayers $200K per month: report

Costs for the Excelsior app grew after state officials outsourced much of its development, which they say will allow the platform to serve purposes beyond showing vaccinations. More info »

New York Post on MSN - 05/15/2023 03:52pm

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