On February 11, 2020, the World Health Organization announced an official name for the disease that is causing the 2019 novel coronavirus outbreak, first identified in Wuhan, China. The disease is coronavirus disease 2019, abbreviated as COVID-19. In COVID-19, ‘CO’ stands for ‘corona,’ ‘VI’ for ‘virus,’ and ‘D’ for disease. There are many types of human coronaviruses including some that commonly cause mild upper-respiratory tract illnesses. COVID-19 is a new disease, caused by a novel (or new) coronavirus that has not previously been seen in humans. As the outbreak continues to have an effect on Capital Region communities, 103.9 The Breeze is committed to bringing you the latest developments, resources, and information to assist in this time of social distancing. Bookmark this page to stay updated with COVID-19 and how it affects the Albany, Saratoga, Troy and other areas.
Pharmacy Chains In Capital Region Now Offering COVID Vaccine
More locations to get the coronavirus vaccine are getting up and running in the Albany area.
NY Arenas Can Open, But Wait For Concerts Will Go on
Governor Cuomo announced that bigger venues can start holding events at a limited capacity. Realistically, what doe that mean for concerts in this Capital Region?
100 Performances Featuring Big Names To “Pop Up” Across New York
The state is getting ready to kick-off an initiative to bring the arts back across the state.
More Cases Of UK COVID Strain Found In Saratoga, Other Counties
More cases of the UK variant of coronavirus are popping up across the state.
Pharmacy Chains To Offer Vaccine At Capital Region Locations
It has been a difficult process getting the COVID vaccine in the Capital Region, but more locations to get vaccinated will soon be available.
It is Time for New York Schools to go 100% Remote Learning
I think it's time for Capital Region schools to pull the plug on in-school learning and transition to all remote learning.
Biden COVID Plan: $2,000 Stimulus Payment, Raises Minimum Wage
During a speech tonight President-elect Joe Biden laid out his proposal for another phase of COVID-19 relief.