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New York State Recognizes Central New York System of Care for its Dedication to Children’s Mental Health

Otsego County Systems of Care Honored for Bridging the Gap between Healthcare and Education Albany, NY – New York State is honoring the Otsego County System of Care with the 2021 ‘What’s Great in our State’ System of Care Award. A System of Care (SOC) is a coordinated network of cross-system partners that collaborate using More »


Governor Cuomo provides May 4, 2021 Update to New Yorkers on State’s Progress during COVID-19 PANDEMIC

7-Day Average Positivity Rate 1.76%; Lowest Since November 5, 2020 2,573 Patient Hospitalizations Statewide; Down 611 Over the Last Week 625 Patients in the ICU; 381 Intubated Statewide Positivity Rate is 2.25% 39 COVID-19 Deaths in New York State Yesterday Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today updated New Yorkers on the state’s progress during the ongoing More »


Virtual Hispanic, Alzheimer’s Community Forum on Tuesday, May 11, 2021, from 7:00 -8:30 PM.


This Alzheimer’s Community Forum will be a casual, interactive meeting where attendees will come together to: Learn key findings from the Alzheimer’s Association 2021 Report, examining racial and ethnic attitudes on Alzheimer’s and dementia care.  Receive a brief overview of Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementiathat are not as frequently known. Learn aboutfree Alzheimer’s Support & Programs such as the 24/7 Helpline, 1-800-272-3900, where dementia-trained care consultants More »


Governor Cuomo, Governor Murphy and Governor Lamont Announce Significant Easing of COVID-19 Pandemic Restrictions on Businesses, Gatherings and Venues


New York, New Jersey and Connecticut to Lift Most Industry Capacity Restrictions Beginning May 19 Given Vaccination Progress and COVID-19 Case Decline Business Capacity Limits to Be Replaced with Space Available to Maintain Six Feet of Social Distancing on May 19 in New York and New Jersey  Outdoor Social Gathering Limit Increases to 500 on More »


Governor Cuomo Provides May 2nd Update to New Yorkers on State Vaccination Program

93,940 Doses Administered in the Last 24 Hours           More than 1.2 Million Doses Administered Over Past Seven Days            Vaccine Dashboard Updated Daily on the State’s Vaccine Program Here     Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today updated New Yorkers on the state’s vaccination program. 93,940 doses have been administered across the state’s vast distribution network in the last 24 hours, and more than 1.2 million doses have More »


Governor Cuomo on May 2nd Announces Single-Day COVID-19 Positivity as Rate Drops Below 1.5 Percent for First Time Since October 28

Statewide Positivity Rate Drops to 1.49% Statewide 7-Day Average Positivity Rate Drops to 1.84%—Lowest Since November 6 Hospitalizations Drop to 2,535—Lowest Since November 20; Down 33 Percent Over the Last Two Weeks ICU Patients Drop to 637—Lowest Since November 26 Intubations Drop to 406—Lowest Since December 3 33 COVID-19 Deaths in New York State Yesterday More »


Governor Cuomo Announces more than 15 MILLION COVID-19 Vaccine Doses have been Administered in New York State

1 in 3 New Yorkers Are Fully Vaccinated    250,711 Doses Administered in the Last 24 Hours     More than 1.2 Million Doses Administered Over Past Seven Days    Previous Restrictions on Vaccinating Individuals Outside of Specific Prioritization Groups Are Repealed to Reflect Open Access for All New Yorkers Ages 16 and Older     Vaccine Dashboard Updated Daily on the State’s Vaccine Program; Go to ny.gov/vaccinetracker    Governor More »


Governor Cuomo Provides April 30, 2021 Update to New Yorkers on State’s Progress During COVID-19 Pandemic

Hospitalizations Drop to 2,934—First Day Under 3,000 Since November 24 and Lowest Since November 23 ICU Patients Drop to 691—Lowest Since November 29 Intubations Drop to 425—Lowest Since December 3 Statewide Positivity Rate is 1.80% Statewide 7-Day Average Positivity Rate Drops to 1.98%—First Day Under 2% Since November 7 38 COVID-19 Deaths in New York More »


Governor Cuomo Provides April 29, 2021 Update to New Yorkers on State Vaccination Program

217,141 Doses Administered in the Last 24 Hours   More than 1.1 Million Doses Administered Over Past Seven Days More than 3.5 Million Doses Administered at New York State-Run and FEMA-Assisted Mass Vaccination Sites   Previous Restrictions on Vaccinating Individuals Outside of Specific Prioritization Groups Are Repealed to Reflect Open Access for All New Yorkers Ages 16 and Older   Vaccine Dashboard Updated Daily on More »


Governor Cuomo Provides April 28, 2021 Update to New Yorkers on State’s Progress During COVID-19 Pandemic

Statewide Positivity Rate is 1.81% Statewide 7-Day Average Positivity Rate Drops to 2.02%—Lowest Since November 7 Hospitalizations Drop to 3,117—Lowest Since November 26 ICU Patients Drop to 712—Lowest Since November 29 Intubations Drop to 444—Lowest Since December 4 32 COVID-19 Deaths in New York State Yesterday Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today updated New Yorkers on More »