New York Expands COVID-19 Testing to All New Yorkers


State expands COVID-19 testing to all New Yorkers; indoor dining in NYC on hold

by Jana Barnello & WHAM Staff/

Gov. Andrew Cuomo says New York is expanding its COVID-19 testing capacity to all New Yorkers – while also putting the brakes on indoor dining in the New York City region.

Due to what he said was a lack of citizen compliance, a lack of local government enforcement – and spikes of cases in other states – phase three dining will be postponed. Again, this is only in the New York City region for now; other regions in the state are not impacted by this update.

The governor warned about increasing problems in the New York City region, saying citizen compliance with COVID-19 guidance is slipping – calling it a “very real problem”. He also criticized local governments in the region for failing to adequately enforce those guidelines. Without that enforcement, Cuomo cautioned the virus could end up spreading again.

He added that, while there have been compliance issues “across the state”, local governments and citizens, on the whole, have been stepping up to help enforce the guidelines.


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Carol graduated from Riverside White Cross School of Nursing in Columbus, Ohio and received her diploma as a registered nurse. She attended Bowling Green State University where she received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in History and Literature. She attended the University of Toledo, College of Nursing, and received a Master’s of Nursing Science Degree as an Educator.

She has traveled extensively, is a photographer, and writes on medical issues. Carol has three children RJ, Katherine, and Stephen – one daughter-in-law; Katie – two granddaughters; Isabella Marianna and Zoe Olivia – and one grandson, Alexander Paul. She also shares her life with husband Gordon Duff, many cats, and two rescue pups.

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  1. All indoor gatherings need medical grade operation theater ventilation systems (google this) with the – at ground level – exhausts filtered too.

    That’s it, or you’ll kill granny. No flying, that’s beyond criminally insane.

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