Melissa Hale-Spencer

Despite mandatory delays due to the COVID-19 outbreak, tenants have moved into the first of 11 apartment buildings at the Preserve of West Creek.

Albany County Executive Daniel McCoy

The Albany County website now has a map showing COVID-19 testing sites. The map lets users get directions to different locations, tells them wait times for results, and whether walk-ins are accepted.

School nurses can set up appointments for students with COVID-19 symptoms so they can get tested for the disease.

“I had my life flashing before my eyes,” said Lisa Chrysler of the moment before her son saved her. “When he gave me the Heimlich, I bent over and, within 30 seconds, I felt it go away … He stayed so calm and has been so humble ever since.”

A Berne-Knox-Westerlo student who has been learning from home has tested positive for COVID-19, according to an email Superintendent Timothy Mundell sent to BKW students, family, and staff on Monday morning.

“The Black and brown communities that were first on the list of who died cannot be last on the list of who receives the vaccine,” said Governor Andrew Cuomo Sunday in a fiery sermon-like speech.

Albany County Executive Daniel McCoy

ALBANY COUNTY — As the nation sets records for new cases of COVID-19, so does Albany County.

The county hit an all-time high of new positive test results in a single day — 147.

Albany County Health Commissioner Elizabeth Whalen

Elizabeth Whalen, the county’s health commissioner, said that schools are bracing for what they will be required to do if micro-cluster zones are named in Albany County. Additional testing is required along with equipment, legal agreements, and laboratory capabilities, she said.

Governor Andrew Cuomo says that New York’s panel of scientists, headed by a Nobel Prize laureate, will review the federal Food and Drug Administration process for approving a COVID-19 vaccine so that New Yorkers feel safe taking it.

Bethlehem’s most recent comprehensive plan was adopted in 2005, providing a vision up to year 2020. 


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