healthcare workers

Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station

Look up in the sky Tuesday and you will see an aerial tribute to area healthcare workers.

Dan Clark / New York Now

Workers on the front line of the COVID-19 crisis, like health care professionals and transit employees, should receive a bump in pay from the federal government for their work responding to the pandemic, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Monday.

It was a protest borne out of a national crisis, with cars circling Niagara Square honking their horns and a few people on the vast momument, socially distancing. 

 


D'Youville College

As New York’s hospital system braces for the arrival of more COVID-19 patients, D’Youville College in Buffalo announced plans to move up graduation for students in some high-needs healthcare fields.


Jon Hamilton / NPR

A Hamilton, ON cancer doctor has been diagnosed with COVID-19. Now, dozens of patients and other medical staffers are faced with quarantine.

Workers for the region's largest healthcare provider could be walking a picket line soon. A strike authorization vote has been scheduled for employees of Kaleida Health.