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First Case of Omicron Confirmed in Westchester

First Case of Omicron Confirmed in Westchester

Henry Blethen, Staff Writer December 8, 2021
The latest and reportedly most lethal COVID variant, Omicron, found its way into Westchester County on Tuesday and is causing widespread panic amongst municipalities across the county.
New Campus Mandates and Testing Policies for COVID-19

New Campus Mandates and Testing Policies for COVID-19

Nicole Alarcon, Associate Editor October 25, 2021

The Mercy College health department is working alongside the Westchester Department of Health to control the spread of COVID-19 on campus.  All students are expected to complete their Maverick Safe...

Heroes of The Future Train To Battle COVID-19

Heroes of The Future Train To Battle COVID-19

Julian Sykes, Staff Writer October 15, 2021

The need for nurses have risen in the country after large numbers of health care workers have quit or taken a leave of absence from the industry after an extremely hectic past two years battling Covid-19....

Mercy College Prepares for the Spring 2022 Semester

Mercy College Prepares for the Spring 2022 Semester

Katelyn Turner, Staff Writer October 12, 2021

As the world continues to face against COVID-19, Mercy College has updated it’s COVID-19 requirements to ensure a safe learning environment for the upcoming spring 2022 term. On Oct. 1, students received...

Mild Coronavirus Diagnosis: What To Expect?

Amy Mbaye, Impact Staff April 19, 2021

With the coronavirus still being active in different states, there’s some good news that came out of it. In the U.S. more than a quarter of the population has been fully vaccinated. However, every week...

My Experience Getting The COVID-19 Vaccine

My Experience Getting The COVID-19 Vaccine

Amy Mbaye, Impact Staff March 18, 2021

On March 12, I woke up at 12pm and realized that my appointment is at 2:30pm to take the COVID-19 Vaccine. I got dressed, ate my breakfast, left my house at 2:15pm and drove on the highway. The traffic...

What Will Graduation Look Like?

What Will Graduation Look Like?

Alexis Lynch, Managing Editor March 18, 2021

Graduation has become even bigger than academics, it's about making it through school with the pandemic now. Shaday Rosario, a 2020 graduate stated, "Graduation has become a very sensitive topic for...

Governor Cuomo Is In Hot Water Over Nursing-Home Deaths Data

Governor Cuomo Is In Hot Water Over Nursing-Home Deaths Data

Nicole Alarcon March 14, 2021

Governor Andrew Cuomo is undergoing FBI investigations over nursing home deaths caused by COVID-19. New York Attorney General Letitia James released a conclusive report accusing the New York State Health...

Dine On Westchester Hopes To Boost Local Restaurants

Dine On Westchester Hopes To Boost Local Restaurants

Gino Alva, Staff Writer March 10, 2021

Dine-in restaurants in Westchester are progressing through COVID-19. Restaurants in New York and especially Westchester are still struggling with re-opening and the status of dining in. Since March...

Mercys COVID Cases Decrease After Early Semester Spike

Mercy’s COVID Cases Decrease After Early Semester Spike

James Tiedemann, Associate Editor March 8, 2021

Mercy College has seen the number of positive tests decline since a sharp rise in cases at the beginning of on-campus learning.  Between the dates of Jan. 30 and Feb. 12, Mercy College had 24 total...

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