Tag: NOVEL CORONAVIRUS

TRACKING COVID-19: Cuomo says shutdown could last months, addresses New Yorkers Monday AM (full coverage)

TRACKING COVID-19: How many cases are there in the Finger Lakes?

Follow along with updates from officials - local, state, and federal - as the Novel Coronavirus, or COVID-19 response continues around the region. Our 'Latest News' section will be updated around the clock. We'll be documenting school closures, public health announcements, and ... MORE
HOURS OF OPERATION: Here’s who is open, closed & statements from local businesses (continuously updated)

HOURS OF OPERATION: Here’s who is open, closed & statements from local businesses (continuously updated)

Editor’s Note: If you’re looking for full-coverage of the Novel Coronavirus, or COVID-19 click here. This database will be the place where we post all business hours or service changes. Have something you’d like to see here? Send it to news@fingerlakes1.com.  3 ... MORE
Cuomo announces expanded Coronavirus testing,

Cuomo announces expanded Coronavirus testing, forces waived insurance costs associated with it

During a briefing on the novel Coronavirus at his office in midtown Manhattan, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced the world-renowned Wadsworth Center — the research-intensive public health laboratory housed within the State Department of Health — is partnering with hospitals to expand ... MORE
SUNY schools pull 300 students from study abroad programs as coronavirus worsens

SUNY, CUNY schools suspend study abroad programs in several countries due to Coronavirus

During a briefing on the novel coronavirus, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that the State University of New York’s and the City University of New York’s study abroad programs in China, Italy, Japan, Iran and South Korea have been suspended effective immediately ... MORE
Cuomo declares state of emergency over Coronavirus

Cuomo declares state of emergency over Coronavirus; outlines new policy for travel insurance

Governor Andrew Cuomo has declared a state of emergency to help New York more quickly and effectively contain the spread of the coronavirus. He also confirmed 32 additional cases, bringing the statewide total to 76. Additionally, the Governor directed the New York ... MORE
Officials walk supervisors through COVID-19 response in Seneca

Health officials walk supervisors through COVID-19 response in Seneca County

On Tuesday, the Seneca County Board of Supervisors received their first official update from Public Health Director Vickie Swinehart on COVID-19, or the Coronavirus. There are no confirmed cases of coronavirus, but XX people are under voluntary quarantine ... MORE
Public sessions to be held at two locations in Ontario County to address questions about COVID-19

Public sessions to be held at two locations in Ontario County to address questions about COVID-19

A pair of information sessions have been scheduled in Ontario County for residents looking to learn more about the novel coronavirus. The “Prepared NOT Scared” presentations will provide an overview of what is known about coronavirus, its symptoms, diagnosing it, and home ... MORE
INSIDE THE FLX: Michael Kracker of Unshackle Upstate in-studio at 10:30 AM (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Michael Kracker of Unshackle Upstate discusses economic impact of COVID-19, Albany policy, and more (podcast)

Michael Kracker has been leading the business advocacy group Unshackle Upstate for several years. He’s been a guest on Inside the FLX before, and this week, he’s in the FingerLakes1.com Studio for another conversation. On Episode #226 Kracker discusses the 2020 proposals, ... MORE
ACC reverses decision, joins other major conferences in canceling tournament games

ACC reverses decision, joins other major conferences in canceling tournament games

The ACC has decided to cancel the remainder of its men’s basketball tournament due to the coronavirus pandemic. ACC officials made the decision just minutes before tipoff of Thursday’s first quarterfinal game between Florida State and Clemson at the Greensboro Coliseum. ACC ... MORE
Police: Six officers quarantined in Geneva after coming into contact with person who was tested for coronavirus

UPDATE: Quarantine over for Geneva PD officers exposed to inmate at OC jail

The Geneva Police Department reports that the voluntary quarantines, which involved a half-dozen officers has ended. The test results have come back for the person, who was held at the Ontario County Jail and released, came back negative ... MORE
LETTER: Thompson Health CEO outlines response to COVID-19

LETTER: Thompson Health CEO outlines response to COVID-19

Friends of Thompson: The emergence of COVID-19 has created challenges impacting us all. UR Medicine Thompson Health is carefully responding to this fluid situation on a daily basis, to protect the safety and well-being of our entire community. We are collaborating closely ... MORE
Tompkins County shuts down all schools until April 12th

Tompkins County shuts down all schools until April 12th

Tompkins County doesn’t have a confirmed case of the Novel Coronavirus, or COVID-19, but that doesn’t mean officials aren’t taking the problem seriously. The Ithaca Times reports that County Administrator Jason Molino has declared a state of emergency and all public schools ... MORE
House passes spending measure in response to COVID-19

House passes spending measure in response to COVID-19

House Resolution 6201, also known as the “Families First Coronavirus Response Act” overwhelmingly passed with bipartisan support, including all congressional representatives throughout New York State ... MORE
del Lago announces postponed shows, outlines response to COVID-19

Shows postponed at del Lago as coronavirus restrictions loom

del Lago Resort & Casino in Tyre has taken steps in light of the COVID-19 restrictions placed on businesses and venues across New York. Several shows have been postponed. Those shows were scheduled to take place at the Vine in the coming ... MORE
Schuyler, Yates both declare state of emergency over COVID-19

Schuyler, Yates both declare state of emergency over COVID-19

Both Schuyler and Yates counties have declared a state of emergency over the Novel Coronavirus, or COVID-19. On Friday, Tompkins County did the same as a confirmed case of the coronavirus was located. According to Schuyler Public Health Director Deborah Minor there ... MORE