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Norman Grill: Covid-related tax relief for your business

Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loans. Retroactive to the effective date of the CARES Act, PPP loans that are forgiven will be treated as tax-exempt...

145 municipalities at Covid ‘red alert’ level as cases near 100,000

In Fairfield County, 248 people are in hospitals, and there have been 1,142 coronavirus-related deaths.

Pfizer says its Covid-19 vaccine is more than 90% effective

Drugmaker Pfizer, which has its global vaccine research and development headquarters in Rockland County, announced on Nov. 9 that its Covid-19 vaccine candidate was...

Shelton’s NanoViricides announces progress on clinical drug treatment for Covid-19

The company is working to complete the necessary required safety pharmacology studies that would allow it to apply to the FDA for permission to begin human clinical trials.

Matthew Shafiroff: A global health crisis accelerates health care innovation

The Covid-19 crisis was transformative for everyone in our Westchester community — patients, healthcare facilities and providers. Illness and uncertainty meant patients needed access...

Lamont seeking federal funds for $300 weekly supplemental unemployment payments

If approved, the funds will “help fill the hole left when the Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation Program expired on July 26,” the governor said, noting that "this is only a temporary backstop,”

Fauci meets the CT press: State ‘is in a good place’

Nevertheless, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases warned, "You need to be very flexible" as the COVID-19 situation evolves. "This is a very serious situation that our country is facing. We've gotten hit quite badly."

IBM poll: Covid-19’s spread unfurls consumers’ concerns about economy workplace safety

Other issues high on Americans’ worry lists are returning to the workplace along with going to large venues such as malls and utilizing mass transportation

Lamont: Out-of-staters now must complete ‘travel health’ form

Spot checks will be conducted at Bradley Airport; failure to comply with quarantine or to complete the form will be subject to a $1,000 fine.

Lamont adviser warns that schools will likely close again as COVID-19...

“The reality is we’re going to have six more months of COVID,” said former FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb. “It’s going to be touch-and-go through the end of the year.”

John Ravitz: Pandemic underscores the need for 5G wireless network

The coronavirus pandemic has exposed many deficiencies in our disaster preparedness, health care system and our infrastructure and underscored the need for a 5G wireless network.

Regeneron receives $450M federal contract for its potential coronavirus cocktail

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals has received a $450 million contract from the federal government to manufacture and supply REGN-COV2, its investigational treatment of COVID-19. The double antibody...

Gov. Lamont: Phase 3 of reopening on pause ‘for foreseeable future’

Asked if bars that do not serve food could move operations outside, as restaurants have done, the governor said no, as social distancing measures would be difficult to maintain.

Lamont unveils strategy to reopen K-12 schools

While in-school, full-time instruction is expected to be in place for the beginning of the 2020-21 academic year, school districts are required to come up with contingency plans should the situation deteriorate, Department of Education Commissioner Miguel Cardona said.

Tonya Inman: Safety check-in – Enhanced protocols for meeting with confidence

As the Hudson Valley and the region reopen, we know it will not be business as usual. Our community has faced myriad challenges over...