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.
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.
Jon Bon Jovi Believes His Son Fought Off 'Mild' Coronavirus Case
Jon Bon Jovi says his son has recovered after battling a "mild" form of coronavirus.
Alan Merrill, Writer Behind ‘I Love Rock 'N’ Roll,’ Dead at 69
The rocker reportedly died due to coronavirus.
How Rock Stars Are Spending Their Coronavirus Isolation
Rockers are finding interesting ways to fill their time while quarantined at home.
Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson Return to L.A. After Coronavirus Scare
They were well enough to return home.
Roger Waters Postpones Times Union Tour Stop Due To Coronavirus
Roger Waters at TU July 25th, postponed until next year.
Q1057 Teaming Up With The Regional Food Bank Meet Food Demand
The Food Bank needs extra volunteers and needs at least $120,000 in additional funds to prepare to meet additional demand.
Walgreens Introduces New Drive-Thru Shopping Items
Walgreens new drive-thru shopping service allows you to buy items other than prescription at the drive-thru.
Bears Could Be More Bold This Spring Because of Covid-19
Who would think that one effect of the coronavirus could be more human and bear interaction this spring?
Government Stimulus: How Much You'll Get and When You'll Get It
A $2 trillion dollar economic stimulus package has been officially approved, and here is how it could help you out.