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I encourage private businesses like restaurants & stadiums to switch to vaccine-only admission. If you say to people, “If you don't have a vaccine, you can't get into these establishments”—then you'll see a real incentive to get vaccinated.
Outside Counsel Rita Glavin is holding a virtual briefing. Watch live:
We didn't get everything done that we wanted to and we didn't always get it quite right. But I want you to know, from the bottom of my heart, that every day, I worked my hardest. I gave it my all, and I tried my best, to deliver for you.
Certified young person Paul Rudd wants you to wear a mask. Listen up:
I received this letter from a farmer in northeast Kansas. His wife is ill and he is aging. He sent me 1 of 5 N95 masks he has from farming to pass on to a doctor or nurse in New York. This is humanity at its best. I share his letter as inspiration.
We are not willing to sacrifice 1-2% of New Yorkers. That’s not who we are. We will fight to save every life we can. I am not giving up.
Wake up America. COVID is getting worse not better. The White House is in denial.
We appreciate the commitment to social distancing and the flexibility! Wear a mask.
For over two weeks New York’s infection rate has been below 1% and declining. Spread the word that masks work.
The CDC reversed its guidance to say that people in close contact with a COVID-positive person don't need to get tested. This is not science. It’s politics. Politics that are dangerous to public health. It's indefensible.