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, Q105.7 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.
Learn to Make Music From Rock Legends During Coronavirus Lockdown
Many great musicians are spending their self-quarantine by uploading instructional videos.
An Albany Popeyes Chicken Employee Tested Positive For Covid-19
If you got food from the Popeyes Chicken on Central Ave you might need to get tested for the coronavirus.
Scammers Have Set Up Fake Coronavirus Testing Sites
A group of scammers set up a fake coronavirus testing site in North Greenbush and may have stolen people's insurance information, identity info, and money.
Niskayuna FB Group Needs Help 3D Printing Medical Face Shields
The Northeast Skiology Facebook group, run by Matt Brambles from Niskayuna, has turned their focus to 3D printing much needed medical face shields.
Cuomo Brothers Are The Comic Relief We Need During This Crisis
Governor Cuomo has his brother join him for today's press conference....and it's comedy gold.
An Open Letter To The Slobs That Throw Their Gloves On The Ground
If you do wear gloves to the grocery store that's fine, just don't just throw them on the ground when you leave.
Man accused of coughing on people In Rotterdam Walmart Arrested
Tuesday night of a man claiming he had tested positive for the coronavirus and was intentionally coughing on Walmart customers.
If You See Red Or Green Paper In Windows - Here What It Means
This simple piece of paper can let neighbors know how the elderly and vulnerable are doing during the coronavirus pandemic.
‘Ghostbusters: Afterlife’ Delayed to 2021 Because of Coronavirus
Sony also delayed Jared Leto’s ‘Morbius’ movie.
Empire State Building Lit Up Like An Emergency Siren
Officials are calling it, "The Heartbeat of America".
Clifton Park Company Pitches Design For Temporary Hospital Beds
Clifton Park company pitches unique design for a temporary hospital design to New York and FEMA officials.
Rumored Albany 6 pm Curfew And $250 Fines Are Not True
Don't believe everything you read on social media....there is not a 6 pm curfew in Albany.