Less than 1% of Yale New Haven Health employees are expected to be terminated next week, if they do not get vaccinated against COVID-19 before then. It’s part of a mandate that the hospital announced in June.
U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal joined almost all of his Senate Democratic colleagues to introduce the “John R. Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act” — named after a late civil rights activist and Georgia Congressman.
Italian-Americans in the greater New Haven region have found new ways to celebrate their heritage after the Columbus Day parade was canceled again this year due to the pandemic. The goal for the annual parade’s replacement is to focus more on Italian-American immigrants’ heritage than the controversial Italian explorer.