Tag Archives: COVID-19

Syracuse’s Dr. Stephen Thomas Confident in Pfizer Vaccine

Chief investigator in clinical study shares insight with local doctors By Marnie Muñoz Pfizer’s research results and panel recommendation from the Food and Drug Administration have Dr. Stephen Thomas feeling cautiously optimistic about the Pfizer vaccine’s potential to help bend the COVID-19 pandemic curve. Thomas, who is lead principal investigator for the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine trial and chief of infectious ... Read More »

Workers First Thank You Event

Mark Spadafore, president of the Syracuse Labor Council, greeted essential workers today as they exited the VA Medical Center. He handed out pins and thank yous for providing medical care during this trying time. “We want to thank those healthcare workers who are giving much needed care to our heroes, the veterans who have fought to keep us safe,” said ... Read More »

Local Students Bring L.O.V.E. to Seniors

Syracuse Expeditionary Learning Middle School student Samaia Goodrich along with other area teen volunteers showed their L.O.V.E. to the residents of the Central Park Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Syracuse Tuesday afternoon. Samaia Goodrich The middle and high schoolers delivered personalized, handwritten postcards to the center’s residents, letting them know they are not alone and are loved during this difficult ... Read More »

There’s no point covering up what this story’s about. If you have the skills to sew protective masks and want to put those talents to use against COVID-19, go to syracusemaskproject.org. If your business, agency or medical facility needs quality homemade masks, also go to syracusemaskproject.org. The website is the brainchild of Nancy Gaus of Baldwinsville, an engineer-turned-seamstress who is ... Read More »