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.
Dave Grohl and Quincy Jones Sign Up to Help Restart Live Music
National Independent Venue Association appoints advisory board to rebuild after coronavirus.
Disney Still Plans To Release ‘Black Widow’ in Theaters
It’s not coming to Disney+ (yet).
Healthcare Professionals Recommend Day Off After 2nd Vaccine Dose
Some healthcare professions are giving advice on what to do after your second vaccine shot. Take a day off from work. Seriously.
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.
Florida Man Steals A Car With 30 Vials Of The COVID-19 Vaccine In It
Police are currently looking for a man in Florida who was seen stealing a vehicle with 30 vials of the COVID vaccine inside, reports say that the vaccines were properly stored at the time.
Upstate New York's Fly Creek Cider Mill is Shutting Down
Fly Creek Cider Mill made the announcement on its Facebook page that it would be officially closing its doors on January 31st.
Cuomo: 80,000 State Workers Might Not Get Raises Until 2023
Pay raises for more than 80,000 state workers look like they will be on hold for at least two years according to Governor Cuomo.
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.