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State officials joined community representatives to host a pop-up coronavirus vaccine site at the Gateway Christian Center in Valley Stream on Feb. 23. According to state officials, 250 people ages … more
Cynthia Hamilton had been trying to get a Covid vaccine since January, when Gov. Andrew Cuomo first announced that health aides like herself would be eligible to receive the shot, but everywhere she … more
Nassau County Executive Laura Curran announced Wednesday morning that on Saturday, Elmont Memorial Junior-Senior High School will serve as a pop-up coronavirus vaccination site, where roughly 1,000 … more
Although majority-minority communities have had consistently higher Covid-19 infection rates than majority white areas throughout the pandemic, state data shows that residents of those communities … more
The Sewanhaka Central High School District is changing the way parents and guardians can report positive Covid cases to the district. Officials previously asked parents and guardians to report … more
In the year since a group of Franklin Square residents met at the local library to share their thoughts on revitalizing the community’s downtown, empty storefronts have only become more common, … more
Nassau County Executive Laura Curran must quarantine for 10 days because of a recent exposure to a person who had tested positive for Covid-19. Curran's press office reported Thursday that the … more
All schools in the Franklin Square school district, as well as the Gotham Avenue School in the Elmont Union Free School District, will remain closed until Jan. 19, as the number of coronavirus cases … more
A longtime bus driver ad transportation director for the Franklin Square school district died from complications of the coronavirus on Jan. 9, Superintendent Jared Bloom told community members that … more
With the need to inoculate a large number of people to help ensure herd immunity from the Covid-19 virus and now a variant strain, Nassau County Legislator Carrié Solages (D-Elmont), who also represents Inwood is advocating for vaccination distribution centers at the Five Towns Community Center and Belmont Park. more
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