Majority of New York City parents willing to dump their 5- to 11-year-olds: Poll

A new survey has revealed that the majority of parents in the metro area of ​​New York City are ready to vaccinate their young children against the Corona virus. Fifty-six percent of parents with children under 12 in the city and surrounding suburbs said they were very or somewhat likely to have been stabbed with COVID-19, according to the CUNY School of Public Health/New York Vaccine Literacy Campaign survey. . 35 percent of parents said they were unlikely to be vaccinated and the rest were unsure. The survey was conducted…

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De Blasio will not address the BLM leader’s threat of “bloodshed” in the streets

It is now a mayor’s story. Mayor Bill de Blasio repeatedly avoided questions Thursday about the Black Lives Matter leader’s threat of “riot”, “fire” and “bloodshed” on city streets if his successor Eric Adams made good on his campaign promise to bring back the NYPD’s gun control unit — The next mayor also stood firm. De Blasio’s press secretary, Danielle Felson, blocked a Post reporter’s attempts to ask the mayor about New York BLM co-founder Hawk Newsom’s remarks while Hezoner walked the Veterans Day parade on Fifth Avenue. Felson initially…

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New York City now has the lowest positive rate of COVID-19 in New York State

Once the epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic, New York City can now boast the lowest positive rate of COVID-19 of any area in the Empire State, according to data from the state’s Department of Health. The Big Apple’s average weekly COVID-19 positivity rate was 1.16 percent as of Monday, less than half the statewide average infection rate of 2.65 percent. By comparison, the positivity rate was 6.4 percent in the Buffalo-Western New York area, 6.68 percent in Finger Lakes, 5.51 percent in the Mohawk Valley, 4.59 percent in the Albany…

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De Blasio defends home renovations amid $400,000 stress debt

Under questioning from reporters on Wednesday, Mayor Bill de Blasio was forced to defend going deep into debt to renovate his Brooklyn homes while failing to pay the hundreds of thousands of dollars he still owes to a law firm representing businesses that do business with the city. The mayor summed up why he thinks potential conflicts of interest are okay in six words: “I need a place to live.” The lame-duck mayor, who will need to leave Gracie Mansion by the start of 2022, has claimed that his Brooklyn…

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De Blasio admits there is a shortage of vaccines on school sites in New York City

The de Blasio administration acknowledged Monday that the few schools where COVID-19 vaccines are newly available to students as young as 5 do not have enough doses to keep up with the “unprecedented” number of students seeking them. “We have four locations that are late in getting their supplies, and that is being fixed now,” Mayor Bill de Blasio said during a news conference held remotely from City Hall. De Blasio noted that 12 public schools in Districts 1 and 2 in Manhattan and District 15 in Brooklyn were Long…

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De Blasio does not provide any timetable for lifting the school mask mandate in NYC

Big Apple officials on Thursday were unable to determine what it would take to raise mask requirements in public schools — even as children age 5 and older have access to the COVID-19 vaccine. At his daily press conference, Mayor Bill de Blasio was asked if there was a certain threshold the city had to reach in order to remove masks in class. “It’s a great question, is that a point anytime soon? I would say, as a general view, that out of great caution, I’m going to keep the…

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New York state vax will force 24,000 city workers to stay home: stats

More than 24,000 city workers — including police and firefighters — will have to stay home Monday when Mayor Bill de Blasio’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate goes into effect. Despite a 14 percent rise in the number of Big Apple government employees who have received at least one shot since then October 20 It was announced, thousands would rather be put on unpaid leave than to appeal. That includes, roughly, more than 8,000 police, 3,700 FDNY employees, and nearly 2,000 sanitation workers, according to statistics. Data from City Hall as of…

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De Blasio has been associated with companies operating in the controversial Tower of the Blood Center

Mayor de Blasio has ties to two companies that are the blood center of New York in the controversial tower plan, which has been fiercely opposed by its Upper East Side neighbors and other elected officials. De Blasio’s management pushed the project, with Commissioner of Health Dr. Dave Chukchi testifying in favor of the expansion plan to City Council, which held a marathon public hearing on the project earlier this month. She was also supported by a vice president in the city’s public hospital system. Administration officials, including Deputy Mayor…

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