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CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC – Disease Sticks to Surfaces for Days. Shipping Boxes May Arrive with Living Deadly Virus

US STRONG news – Washington, DC: NIAID reports The virus that causes coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is stable for several hours to days in aerosols and on surfaces, according to a new study from National Institutes of Health, CDC, UCLA and Princeton University scientists in The New England Journal of Medicine.…
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CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC – President Donald J. Trump Approves New York Disaster Declaration – OVER 8000 CASES

New York City Strong news - Washington, DC: The White House reports Today, President Donald J. Trump declared that a major disaster exists in the State of New York and ordered Federal assistance to supplement State, tribal, and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by the Coronavirus Disease 2019…
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CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC – USNS COMFORT DEPLOYS TO NYC

Amid Ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic, Governor Cuomo Announces Deployment of 1,000-Bed Hospital Ship 'USNS Comfort' to New York Harbor March 18, 2020- Albany, NY- Governor Andrew Cuomo holds a press briefing on Coronavirus, Met with hospital administrators to increase 50,000 beds through waive of Dept. of Health Regulations, Meets later today…
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CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC – State Has No Plan to Quarantine Any City

New York City Strong news - Albany, NY: Office of the Governor reports Statement from Secretary to the Governor Melissa DeRosa Regarding Blanket Quarantine or 'Shelter in Place' Policies "The emergency policies that have been issued are of statewide impact, and the Governor is making every effort to coordinate these…
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Coronavirus Outbreak – Governor Cuomo Announces New Strong Mass Gatherings Regulations

New York City Strong news - Albany, NY: Office of the Governor reports Events with 500 or More Individuals in Attendance to Be Cancelled or Postponed . Any Gathering Under 500 Individuals in Attendance Will Be Required to Cut Capacity by 50 Percent New Limits on Visitations to Nursing Homes…
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Coronavirus Outbreak – NY St. Patrick’s Day Parade Cancelled

New York City Strong news - New York, NY: Office of the Mayor reports Transcript: Mayor de Blasio Appears live on MSNBC March 11, 2020 Chris Jansing: Welcome back. And from what we've heard from you, you wanted us today to focus on the coronavirus outbreak, separating fact from fiction. And…
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White House Coronavirus Task Force Announces Community Mitigation Strategies For New Rochelle, NY

US STRONG news Washington DC: The White House reports The White House Coronavirus Task Force today recommended 30-day mitigation strategies for New Rochelle, NY due to widespread transmission of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). These mitigation activities are designed to address the effects of COVID-19 on areas that are experiencing community spread. “President Trump has made…
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CoronaVirus Disease Prevention – Journalist Society Cancels Events as Health and Well-being of Attendees is Top Priority

Boston Strong news – Boston, MA: The Society of Professional Journalists reports The Manchester Divided Event at Emerson College on March 19 has been cancelled due to COV-19 Outbreak concerns. Alert: PCLI Cancels 2020 SPJ Region 1 Conference Long Island Strong news – Press Club of Long Island reports Because of concerns…
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CoronaVirus Disease Prevention – Sports Industrials to Protect Players from Media Contact in Locker Rooms

News Strong news – New York, NY: Major League Baseball, the National Hockey League, National Basketball Association and Major League Soccer release joint statement: “After consultation with infectious disease and public health experts, and given the issues that can be associated with close contact in pre- and post-game settings, all…
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New York Road Runners 1/2 Marathon Canceled Due to SARS COVID-19 Outbreak

New York City Strong news New York, NY: NY Road Runners report At New York Road Runners, the welfare of our running community is always our top priority. Due to the rapidly developing coronavirus (COVID-19) situation, the NYC Half, scheduled for Sunday, March 15, and the accompanying Rising New York…
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New Emergency Measures to Contain Novel Coronavirus Cluster in New Rochelle

New York City Strong news - Albany, NY: Office of the Governor reports During Coronavirus Briefing, Governor Confirms 31 Additional Cases in New York State - Bringing Statewide Total to 173; New Cases Include 10 in Westchester County, 17 in NYC, 2 in Nassau County and 2 in Rockland County…
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