With students due to arrive at the SUNY New Paltz campus in only three weeks to begin their fall semester, the college has released new COVID-19 policies that signal a partial return to normalcy. Many of the protocols that were imposed when in-person instruction resumed last spring have been relaxed – for students, faculty and staff who can prove that they’ve been fully vaccinated.
Ulster County Executive Pat Ryan announced yesterday that those attending the Ulster County Fair will be able to get vaccinated on-site.
Ulster County Executive Pat Ryan announced Tuesday that Ulster County has topped 100 active COVID-19 cases for the first time since May 24, a month after the first-case of the highly-contagious Delta variant was announced in the county.
WMCHealth has announced the opening of a new cardiac catheterization laboratory at HealthAlliance Hospital on Broadway in Kingston.
Planned Parenthood of Greater New York announced today that it has resumed in-person, full-time sexual and reproductive health care services at its Kingston health center, located at 21 Grand Street. The location had been closed since spring of last year.
Ground was broken in Kingston last week on the Pine Street Family Health Center, a new facility being built by the Institute for Family Health which is expected to serve between 8,000-10,000 patients annually, regardless of their ability to pay.
I think we have these myths in our heads about “real runners,” the ones that you see striding up the mountain without shirts on, or at the grocery store with long, sinewy limbs sticking out of mesh tank and lycra tights, perhaps holding a basket filled with broccoli rabe, coconut water and dried apricots. They have cool bumper stickers reading “13.1” and “26.2,” and acronyms for things we commoners don’t understand.
According to the National Institute of Mental Health, stress is “how the brain and body respond to any demand.” Every challenge faced in life — from learning how to roll over as an infant onward — is stressful. This can be very helpful at times, because it changes the body chemistry to allow for faster thinking and action, to flee or to fight.
Active cases of Covid-19 in Ulster County have increased 10 percent in the last four days, though the caseload is
Ulster County will immediately cease administering the Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine following recommendations by federal health authorities made after