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Upstate’s innovative way of battling suicide makes a difference: I got my life back

School Suffering Town Hall on mental health, education crisis during Covid

She’s my lifesaver. Teen revives 6-month old while babysitting

Dance Marathon to be held virtually this year

Park Street fire that badly injured a boy was mother’s worst nightmare

Jordan Elbridge senior’s community service project honors the memory of a classmate


Past coverage

Upstate One Of First Sites In World To Test Pfizer Covid Vaccine In Kids Under 5  https://www.syracuse.com/coronavirus/2021/04/upstate-one-of-first-sites-in-world-to-test-pfizer-covid-vaccine-in-kids-under-5.html

Upstate University Hospital Continues Covid Vaccine Trials On Children, Looking For Participants https://www.localsyr.com/news/local-news/upstate-university-hospital-continues-covid-vaccine-trials-on-children/

Upstate Seeks Parents of Children 6 Months To 11 Years Old For Pfizer Vaccine Study https://cnycentral.com/news/coronavirus/upstate-seeks-parents-of-children-6-months-to-11-years-old-for-pfizer-vaccine-study

Doctors At Upstate Key In Pfizer Vaccine Study Involving Children https://www.localsyr.com/interviews/doctors-at-upstate-key-in-pfizer-vaccine-study-involving-children/

Pfizer Vaccine 100% Effective In Trial With 75 Kids Participating Through Upstate Hospital https://cnycentral.com/news/coronavirus/pfizer-vaccine-100-effective-in-trial-with-75-cny-kids-participating

Local Expert Not Surprised By Pfizer Vaccine’s Efficacy With Children https://spectrumlocalnews.com/nys/central-ny/coronavirus/2021/04/01/local-expert--not-surprised--by-pfizer-vaccine-s-efficiency-with-children

Upstate University Hospital Brings Breast Cancer Screenings To Locations Across New York https://www.localsyr.com/bridge-street/upstate-university-hospital-brings-breast-cancer-screenings-to-locations-across-new-york/

Wellness Wednesday: RAPID Software At Upstate Medical University Speeds Up Time, Saves Lives https://www.localsyr.com/wellness-wednesday/wellness-wednesday-rapid-software-at-upstate-medical-university-speeds-up-time-save-lives/

RAPID software at Upstate Medical University Speeds Up Time, Saves Lives  https://www.localsyr.com/wellness-wednesday/wellness-wednesday-rapid-software-at-upstate-medical-university-speeds-up-time-save-lives/

Meet the Unsung Heroes at Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital, Doing The Impossible For Patients In A Pandemic  https://www.localsyr.com/news/local-news/meet-the-unsung-heroes-at-golisano-childrens-hospital-doing-the-impossible-for-patients-in-a-pandemic/

Behind The Scenes In The Pfizer Vaccine Trial  https://podcast.app/stephen-thomas-behind-the-scenes-in-the-pfizer-vaccine-trial-e130517775/?utm_source=ios&utm_medium=share

Public Health Equity Advocate Faiz Kidwai Talks Mental Health and Covid  https://wfhb.org/news/public-health-equity-advocate-faiz-kidwai/

Upstate Medical University Med Students Still Party, But Not As Hearty, On Match Day  https://www.syracuse.com/coronavirus/2021/03/upstate-medical-university-med-students-still-party-but-not-as-hearty-on-match-day.html

Match Day At Upstate Medical University  https://www.localsyr.com/news/local-news/match-day-at-upstate-medical-university/

New York’s Medical Schools See Spike In Applications  https://wskg.org/news/new-yorks-medical-schools-see-spike-in-applications/

Upstate Sleep Experts Provide Tips To A Better Night’s Rest  https://spectrumlocalnews.com/nys/central-ny/news/2021/03/18/daylight-savings-provides-opportunity-to-revamp-sleep-schedule

Dr. Thomas Talks Vaccines, Spring Break Travel  https://www.localsyr.com/interviews/dr-thomas-talks-vaccines-spring-break-travel/

IMPACT: Life In A Pandemic  https://www.localsyr.com/impact-life-in-a-pandemic/impact-life-in-a-pandemic/

New York’s Medical Schools See Spike In Applications

Vector Biocontainment Laboratory Opens at Upstate Medical University (Photographs)

Syracuse Gets $7.6 Million Lab To Study Deadly Infections, Head Off Next Pandemic

New Upstate Lab Will Focus On Tick, Mostquito-Transmitted Diseases

SUNY Upstate Medical University Opens New Lab To Study And Monitor Infectious Diseases

Upstate’s Dr. Thomas On CDC Recommendation of J&J Vaccine For Pregnant Women

Covid-19 Vaccines: Moderna vs. Pfizer vs. J&J—Key Things To Know

U.S. Rushes to Expand Covid Vaccine Eligibility In A Race Against Time

As U.S. Sees Encouraging News Over All, Northeast Looks Like An Outlier

Sharon Brangman was featured in a Spectrum News segment on her work to reduce Covid-19 vaccine hesitancy in Black communities. https://spectrumlocalnews.com/nys/central-ny/news/2021/02/26/local-doctor-works-to-narrow-health-disparities-for-the-marginalized

Sharon Brangman and Daryll Dykes participated in a town hall on Covid-19 vaccine myths and mistrust. https://cnycentral.com/news/local/covid-19-town-hall-aims-to-stop-myths-and-misconceptions-about-vaccine

Jana Shaw and Stephen Thomas were featured in a Syracuse.com story on getting kids back to school safely. https://www.syracuse.com/schools/2021/03/cnys-top-coronavirus-doctors-kids-need-to-get-back-to-school.html

Stephen Thomas outlines the Do’s and Don’ts of Getting Your Covid Vaccine in Forbes. https://www.forbes.com/sites/coronavirusfrontlines/2021/02/26/the-dos-and-donts-of-getting-your-covid-19-vaccine/?sh=7ddb4f62691d

Stephen Thomas talked about the Tokyo Olympics with WGN. https://wgnradio.com/sports/this-month-marks-a-year-since-the-olympics-were-postponed-whats-next/

Stephen Thomas discussed the new J+J Covid-19 vaccine with WGN News Nation. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kr9jVIH6r8Q

Stephen Thomas is quoted in a Syracuse.com story on J+J’s new Covid-19 vaccine, now available in Syracuse. https://www.syracuse.com/coronavirus/2021/03/thousands-of-slots-open-for-one-shot-covid-vaccine-at-nys-fairgrounds-how-to-grab-one.html

Tiger Woods Crash. Daryll Dykes, MD, JD, contributed to CNN coverage of Tiger Woods and injuries he sustained in a car crash. https://video.snapstream.net/Play/2rwEnT9FWsGVyIILV22CNp?accessToken=2e3ls9dy3suy

Children Are Consuming Hand Sanitizer: Here's How to Keep Them Safe. William Eggleston, PharmD, Upstate New York Poison Center, discussed the dangers of kids consuming hand sanitizer with The New York Times. https://www.nytimes.com/2021/02/25/well/family/sanitizer-kids-safety.html

2021 America’s Best Large Employers . Upstate Medical University ranked #35 on the Forbes America’s Best Large Employers List. https://www.forbes.com/best-large-employers/#797dd303fb3e

How I Ended Up in the Hospital with Covid-19. Upstate Community Hospital praised in CNY Central reporter’s story on her covid hospitalization. https://cnycentral.com/news/the-new-new-york/how-i-ended-up-in-the-hospital-with-covid-19

Thousands in CNY Get Second Covid Vaccine: Sore Arms, Fevers and ‘A Huge Relief’. Meghan Lewis, RN, and Elizabeth Rogers talked with Syracuse.com for a story on the benefits of Covid-19 vaccines. https://www.syracuse.com/coronavirus/2021/02/thousands-in-cny-get-second-covid-vaccine-sore-arms-fevers-and-a-huge-relief.html

Why Kids Need Their Own Covid-19 Vaccine Trials. Joseph Domachowske, MD, talked with National Geographic on Covid clinical trials for kids. https://www.nationalgeographic.com/science/article/why-kids-need-their-own-covid-19-vaccine-trials

SUNY Upstate Medical to Construct Covid-19 Testing Lab at University of Buffalo. President Mantosh Dewan and SUNY Chancellor Jim Malatras were featured in a story on a new Upstate lab at University at Buffalo. https://www.mytwintiers.com/news-cat/top-stories/suny-upstate-medical-university-to-construct-covid-19-testing-lab-at-university-of-buffalo/

How Dementia Locks People Inside Their Pain. Sharon Brangman, MD, is featured in The Atlantic in a story outlining the complexity of caring for those who cannot communicate how they are feeling, suffering. https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2021/02/alzheimers-dementia-pain-memory/617994/%20/

More Onondaga County Residents Died in 2020 than in at Least 50 Years. Kathryn Anderson, MD, is quote in a Syracuse.com story on 2020 deaths. https://www.syracuse.com/coronavirus/2021/02/more-onondaga-county-residents-died-in-2020-than-in-at-least-50-years-it-wasnt-all-covid.html

Does One Shot of the Covid-19 Vaccine Offer Enough Protection? Stephen Thomas, MD, talked with News Channel 9 on Covid vaccines. https://www.localsyr.com/health/coronavirus/does-one-shot-of-the-covid-19-vaccine-offer-enough-protection/

As Millions Get their Covid Shots, Here’s What We Still Don’t Know About the Vaccines. Stephen Thomas, MD, is quoted in a Syracuse.com story about covid vaccines. https://www.syracuse.com/coronavirus/2021/02/as-millions-get-their-covid-shots-heres-what-we-still-dont-know-about-the-vaccines.html

Central New York’s Road to Covid-19 Herd Immunity. Stephen Thomas, MD, was interviewed for a CNY Central story on herd immunity. https://cnycentral.com/news/the-new-new-york/central-new-yorks-road-to-covid-19-herd-immunity

Oswego County schools use emergency days after staff feel side effects from Covid-19 vaccine. Stephen Thomas, MD, was quote in a WRVO story on normal side effects from Covid vaccine. https://www.wrvo.org/post/oswego-county-schools-use-emergency-days-after-staff-feel-side-effects-covid-19-vaccine#stream/0

During Pandemic, Kids as Young as 4 have Needed Mental Health Treatment. Jennifer Rapke, PsyD, and Christopher Lucas, MD, were featured in a CNY Central special on mental health and children. https://cnycentral.com/news/local/during-pandemic-kids-as-young-as-4-have-needed-mental-health-treatment

School Suffering: The Covid Crisis in Children, a Special NBC3 Newscast. https://cnycentral.com/news/local/school-suffering-the-covid-crisis-in-children

Choir Singing May Improve Cognitive Function in Older Adults. Sharon Brangman, MD, talked with Healio News and offered her perspective on how singing and other activities help to stimulate our brains and maintain verbal flexibility. https://www.healio.com/news/primary-care/20210217/choir-singing-may-improve-cognitive-function-in-older-adults

Significant Increase in Liver Disease Patients Related to Alcohol Abuse. Zachary Shepherd, MD, talked with CNY Central, about an increase in liver disease due to alcohol abuse during the Covid pandemic. https://cnycentral.com/news/local/cny-doctor-sees-significant-increase-in-liver-disease-patients-related-to-alcohol-abuse

New SUNY Program Will Help Low-Income Students Attend Medical School. Femi Olu-Talabi, Upstate medical student, talked with CNY Central about a new statewide SUNY initiative designed to help economically disadvantaged students pursue medical education. https://cnycentral.com/news/local/new-suny-program-will-help-low-income-students-attend-medical-school

SUNY Expanding Support for Disadvantaged Undergraduate Students to Include Medical School . Nakeia Chambers spoke with News Channel 9 for a story on SUNY’s new medical education pipeline program. https://www.localsyr.com/news/local-news/suny-expanding-support-for-disadvantaged-undergraduate-students-to-include-medical-school/

Upstate New York Poison Center Sees an Increase in Hand Sanitizer, Bleach Calls Due to Covid-19. Michele Caliva spoke with News Channel 9 on the top poison calls received by Upstate New York Poison Center. https://www.localsyr.com/news/local-news/upstate-ny-poison-center-sees-an-increase-in-hand-sanitizer-bleach-calls-due-to-covid-19/

Upstate Medical Building Second Lab in Buffalo to Process More Covid-19 Saliva Tests. Frank Middleton, PhD, is mentioned in a Syracuse.com story about a new Upstate testing lab at University at Buffalo. https://www.syracuse.com/coronavirus/2021/02/upstate-medical-building-second-lab-in-buffalo-to-process-more-covid-19-saliva-tests.html

SUNY Campuses Have Administered 1 Million Covid-19 Tests. Chancellor Malatras was featured in a News Channel 9 segment on SUNY campuses hitting the 1 million mark for covid tests administered. https://www.localsyr.com/health/coronavirus/suny-campuses-have-administered-1-million-covid-19-tests/

Sharon Brangman was quoted in The Atlantic for a Feb. 11 story on Alzheimer’s patients who can’t accurate convey what they are going through (Feb. 11)

Randy Green was interviewed for a CNY Central Feb. 8 story about a Solvay woman who was nearly scared to death and suffered an aortic dissection (Feb. 8)

Amy Tucker and Robert Corona are featured in the current edition of CNY C-Suite Magazine (Feb. 9)

 Daryll Dykes was interviewed for a Syracuse.com article on Syracuse town hall was inteviewed for a Syracuse town  hall seeking to allay mistrust that makes some Blacks leery for covid vaccine (Jan. 28).

Upstate Medical to build covid-19 testing lab at University of Buffalo CNYBJ.com (Feb. 2.)

SUNY Upstate using drones to transport COVID test kits across campus (Robert Corona) (WRVO Feb. 4).

Upstate University Hospital top nursing recognition (Mantosh Dewan) (Jan. 21, 2021).

Upstate held a press conference Jan. 6 announcing it has begun using its second round of COVID-19 vaccine for frontline health personnel. Event, which featured remarks from Dr Mantosh Dewan, Dr Robert Corona and SUNY Chancellor Malatras was covered by NewsChannel 9,  WRVO, Spectrum News, CNY Central, CNY Business Journal.

Housekeeper Kenzo Mukendi was interviewed by CNY Central on the occasion of receiving his second dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine Jan. 5.

Upstate's COVID-19 saliva swab test was noted in the Albany Times Union Jan. 7 story headlined Albany airport officials tout covid test.


Other coverage

Upstate Medical University med school applications rise 26 percent over 2019 appeared in CNY Business Journal (Dec. 22).

Joseph Domachowske was interviewed by WRVO for a story on Upstate Medical to study effectiveness of COVID-19 vaccine in teens (Dec. 23).

Stephen Thomas was interviewed by CNY Central for the story What questions remain for the Pfizer vaccine clinical trial in 2021 (Dec. 22).

Applications up at SUNY medical schools was noted in Rochester First.

Mantosh Dewan and Jim Malatras were quoted in NewsChannel 9's story on Applications are up at SUNY medical schools during the pandemic.

Stephen Thomas and Robert Corona are quoted in the Daily Orange article Upstate begins distributing COVID-19 vaccine.

From NewsChannel 9: Governor assigns Upstate Hospital as regional vaccination hub.

SUNY Chancellor Jim Malatras was interviewed for the story After first vaccinations in Syracuse, SUNY Chancellor celebrates Upstate's achievements during pandemic.

Robert Corona and Nancy Page are quoted in the CNY Business Journal article Pfizer/BioNtech vaccine arrives at Upstate University Hospital.

 Mantosh Dewan and Nancy Page are quoted in the Syracuse.com article Syracuse will get its first injection of COVID vaccine today.

Stephen Thomas is quoted in the Syracuse.com article Scam Alert: Watch out for fake covid vaccines.

Kenzo Mukendi was interview with CNY Central for the story. He comes all the way from Congo, never dreaming he'd be the first to the covid vaccine.

Nancy Page, Carol Edwards Dawson were interviewed for the WRVO story Hospitals recruit retired nurses in spite of challenges (Dec. 3)

Eileen Pezzi is quoted in the CNY Business Journal in the article Upstate Foundation to hold virtual free to the public gala with COVID benefit concert. (Dec. 3).

Eileen Pezzi is quoted in the NewsChannel 9 story Upstate Foundation Gala featuring Bruce Hornsby free Friday night (Dec. 3).

Steve McClintic spoke about Upstate's State Fairgounds testing site for the NewsChannel 9 story Meet the Upstate Hospital staff that transformed State Fair building in coronavirus testing site (Dec. 2).

Syracuse Post-Standard highlighted Upstate's COVID response in its editorial SUNY Upstate rises to meet the coronavirus challenge (Nov. 29).

Stephen Thomas was a guest on CNN's Right Now with Brianna Keilar to discuss the COVID vaccine's that are nearing final OK. (Nov. 30).

 Jana Shaw is quoted in the Finger Lakes Times article Total school shutdown unlikely to happen again (Dec. 3).

Joey Angelina was interviewed on NewsChannel 9 for the story Upstate's COVID hotline.

Kayli Calkins was interviewed for the CNYCentral story Inside the first COVOD-19 unit that plays a certain song when there is good news.

A story about patient Greg Jenkins recent bout with COVID and his hospitalization at Upstate was the feature of the Syracuse.com story The miracles of 6K: An Upstate Medical team gave him his breath back.

Frank Middleton's work in developing the saliva swab surveillance test was featured in the Syracuse.com story How Upstate Medical University used spit and grit to make 'game-changer' coronoavirus test

Robert Corona was interview on WRVO-FM for the story "Hospital officials concerned about having enough staff to care for more coronavirus patients" (Nov. 23).

Robert Corona was interviewed for the Post-Standard for the story "CNY hospitals struggle to cope with record surge of Covid-19 patients" (Nov. 23)

Upstate's role in testing SUNY students to return home for Thanksgiving was noted in the ABC News story How one university system plans to send home thousands of students for Thanksgiving break (Nov. 22).

Stephen Thomas was the focus on a Syracuse.com story "The latest adventure for 'hotshot' at Upstate Medical: Pfizer's COVID breakthrough (Nov. 13).

Stephen Thomas appeared on CNN's Right Now with Brianna Keilar Nov. 11 to discuss the breakthrough results in the Pfizer covid vaccine study. See segment: here.

Mary Ann Gross is quoted in Healthcare IT News Nov. 10 for the article "Upstate decreases no-shows by 59 percent for telehealth, which patients love."

Stephen Thomas is quoted in the Nov. 10 Central New York Business Journal article "Upstate's Medical's Thomas serves as lead principal investigator for Pfizer/Biontech vaccine trial."

Stephen Thomas is quoted in Nov. 11 Adirondack Almanack article "Trudeau Institute Fellow takes lead role in COVID-19 vaccine trial."

Stephen Thomas is interviewed for the Nov. 10 story on WAER-FM 88 "Upstate Medical doctor assisting promising COVID-19 clinical trial."

CNY Central interviewed two participants in Upstate's COVID-19 vaccine trial for the Nov. 9 story "Two Central New York volunteers participating in COVID-19 clinical vaccine trials."

Stephen Thomas is quoted in the Nov. 6 CNY Central story "Upstate's head of infectious disease says behaviors need to change amid virus surge."

Jeff Bogart is interviewed for the Nov. 6 CNY Central story "Today Show's Al Roker diagnosed with prostate cancer—How to protect the men  you love."

Kathryn Anderson is quoted in the Nov. 9 Syracuse.com story "Coronavirus cases soaring: Are we losing control."

Upstate’s visitor restrictions were covered by numerous media, including


CNY Business Journal:

Spectrum News:

Ross Sullivan is quoted in the Syracuse.com story “Onondaga County opioid deaths skyrocket during coronavirus pandemic” Oct. 25.

Kathryn Anderson is quoted in the Syracuse.com article “Record coronavirus cases put Onondaga County ‘at a very concerning place.”

Christopher Lucas is quoted is quoted in CNY Business Journal article “SUNY’s mental-health network for students is expanding amid increased need.”

Stephen Thomas, Christopher Morley are noted in a Rome Sentinel story on SUNY’s requirement to test all students for COVID-19. Before they leave campus for Thanksgiving.

Stephen Thomas is interviewed for the CNYCentral.com story “Doubts raised over CDC’s decision to broaden term ‘close contact.” (Oct. 23).

Jana Shaw is interviewed for the CNYCentral.com story “4 tips to have a safe Halloween” (Oct. 27).

Chancellor Malatras highlights the work of Upstate Medical University in SUNY’s testing strategies during an interview with WAMC Morning Edition (Oct. 27).

Antonio Culebras was interviewed for the CNYCentral story "Increased sleep can help combat COVID-19, sleep experts say" (Oct. 15).

Jana Shaw was interviewed for the CNYCentral story "Keeping the spirit of Halloween alive during the pandemic" (Oct. 13).

Jarrod Bagatell was interviewed by Syracuse.com for the story: "Why you should get vacccine by end of October" (Oct. 13).

Stephen Thomas was interviewed for the Syracuse.com story "Mayor Walsh tests negative for COVID-19 after possible exposure (Oct. 12).

Stephen Thomas is quoted in the Syracuse.com story "You might have been exposed to the coronavirus, should you get a test (Oct. 12).

Jarrod Bagatell was interviewed for the Syracuse.com story "Cold, flu or coronavirus symptoms: How to tell if its COVID-19" (Oct.10).

Upstate's saliva swab test is noted in Chicago Health magazine in the story "Easier to use coronavirus saliva tests start to catch on" (Oct. 9).

Frank Middleton is quoted in the Newsday story "Stony Brook University researchers turn to sewers to study COVID-19" (Oct 9).

Stephen Thomas is quoted in the Oct. 4 New York Times article “Instead of Reassurance, Trump doctor delivers confusion."

Frank Middleton is quoted in the Daily Orange story “Pooled saliva testing allows SU to overcome national rapid test shortage” Oct. 8.

Paul Waltz was interviewed for the Spectrum News story “Collecting Cans to Help Fight Cancer” (Oct. 7).

The opening of Upstate’s Adolescent Intensive Outpatient Program was featured in the following media:

CNY Central "Upstate opens new outpatient program for teens battling mental health difficulties."

Syracuse.com “Syracuse gets new intensive outpatient mental health program for teens."

NewsChannel 9 “Upstate opens new unit for teens facing mental health challenges but don’t need the ER."

WWTI-TV "SUNY Upstate Medical University launches new program to assist teens combating mental health difficulties."

CNY Business Journal "Upstate Medical University announces new mental health program for adolescents."

Upstate’s saliva swab test for COVID-19 is noted in this Medscape story “Easier-to-Use Coronavirus Saliva Tests Start to Catch On” Oct. 7.

Frank Middleton was interviewed by the Journal News, USA Today Network for story and video "Inside the NY lab churning out 15000 COVID-19 saliva tests per day to keep colleges open" (Oct. 1).

Ranjna Sharma was interviewed by NewsChannel 9 for the story "Impact of pandemic on breast cancer screening and funding" (Oct. 1).

Jana Shaw is quoted in the NewsChannel 9 story "Why are people having a hard time finding flu shots for those 65 and older?" (Oct. 1).

Gaddum Reddy and Zulma Tovar-Spinoza were quoted in the Central New York Business Journal story "Upstate University Hospital using Rosa brain robot for minimally invasive brain surgery" (Sept. 25).

Stephen Thomas is quoted in the Syracuse.com story "Coronavirus tests with results in 15 minutes are rare in CNY, but could be more on the way" (Sept. 29).

James Knoll authored a piece in the Psychiatric Times "Bad Men Do What Good Men Mean" (Sept. 30).

Oneida Daily Dispatch: SUNY Upstate to offer COVID-19 testing in Madison County after work hours (Sept. 25).

Mentions of Upstate’s pooled testing protocol with other SUNY campuses are included in the following press:

Glens Falls Post-Star, SUNY Adirondack (Sept. 29)

Geneseo SUN, SUNY Geneseo

Plattsburgh Press Republican, SUNY Plattsburgh (Sept. 29)

Niagara Frontier Publications

WKBW (Oct. 1)

WWTI: "COVID-19 testing ramped up at SUNY Upstate, bringing weekly testing capacity to over 120,000 across 64 campuses."

Syracuse. com Coronavirus 'smoke detector' launched in Syracuse put brakes on SUNY Oneonta outbreak (Sept. 24).

Robert Corona and Stephen Thomas were interviewed for the NewsChannel 9 COVID-19 special Dark Days, which details actions by health and political leaders over the first six months of the pandemic. (Sept. 25).

Coverage about the FDA emergency use authorization approval for saliva swab diagnostic COVID-19 test developed by Upstate and Quadrant Biosciences was widespread, including


CBS-TV, New York City, 

Cortland Voice

ABC TV, New York City


WHEC-TV, Rochester

Spectrum News

1010WINS, New York City

CNY Central.com



NewsChannel 9

CNY Business Journal



Jana Shaw was quoted in the Associated Press and Newsday on the story CDC recommends not doing traditional trick or treating on Halloween because of COVID-19 (Sept. 22).

Frank Middleton is quoted in the story on WSKG radio SUNY-Wide Pooled COVID-19 Testing May Be More Effective, Expert Says (Sept. 22).

Robert Corona is interviewed in the CNY Central story  Covid-19 testing site for symptomatic students opens at NBT Bank Stadium (Sept. 21).

Melanie Comito appeared on NewsChannel 9's Bridge Street to discuss the importance of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month (Sept. 21).

Christopher Morley is quoted in VeryWell.com article Airports Drop COVID-19 screening for international passengers: How to Stay Safe (Sept. 18).

Robert Corona is quoted in the Spectrum News coverage McMahon credits pool testing for controlling COVID-19 spread in schools and in NewsChannel 9 story Onondaga County offering COVID testing to symptomatic county students, teachers next week (Sept. 18).

Upstate Medical University's role in testing SUNY students for COVID-19 is noted in the New York Times story Party Selfies and Hazmat Suits: How New York’s worst campus outbreak unfolded (Sept. 16).  This story also appeared in New York Times News Service members, including Baltimore Sun, Hartford Courant, Chicago Tribune, Virginia Pilot and Sun Sentinel.

Upstate’s role in testing county school children suspected of having COVID-19 is noted in the Syracuse.com story Sick school kids in Onondaga County can get quick test for coronavirus (Sept. 17).

Upstate's role in testing SUNY students for COVID-19 was noted in Chancellor Malatras's commentary that was covered by numerous media outlets, including:

Syracuse.com: Students can study safely on campus with smart approach.

Wellsville Daily Reporter: We can study safely on campus — with a smart approach

The following stories note Upstate's role in testing students from SUNY campuses:

WCAX3: A look at how SUNY Plattsburg’s COVID-19 testing work (Sept. 16).

Journal Courier: SUNY faculty and staff to be tested for COVID-19 (Sept. 15). Same story also appears in the San Antonio Express and Albany Times Union.

Cortland Standard: SUNY Cortland to tighten virus testing after rise.

North Country Now: SUNY Potsdam begins comprehensive COVID-19 surveillance testing of students (Sept. 15).

7News SUNY Potsdam begins testing all students for COVID-19 (Sept. 15).

Stephen Thomas is quoted in the Syracuse.com article Are coronavirus cases in CNY schools, colleges cause for alarm (Sept. 16).

Jana Shaw is interviewed for the NewsChannel 9 story Local health expert says parents should avoid letting their children trick or treat this year (Sept. 16) and in the Syracuse.com story Cuomo says he won’t ban Halloween trick-or treating (Sept. 15).

Syracuse.com reported on the delivery of testing machines for covid in the article Upstate Medical gets 5 more machines to boost coronavirus testing on SUNY's 64 campuses (Sept. 9).

Mentions of Upstate's role in covid testing for SUNY is also noted in Rochester Democrat and Chronicle, The Hudson Valley River, Newsday.

Jana Shaw was interviewed by CNY Central for the story What is a COVID-19 exposure budget and how does it affect students (Sept. 9).

Stephen Thomas is quoted in the Syracuse.com article How long will we have to wear masks against the coronavirus in CNY?

Robert Corona and Stuart Wright are featured in the In Good Health article Upstate University Hospital administrators recognized (September 2020).

Carol Sames is quoted in the In Good Health article Which is better, working out early or later in the day (September 2020).

Sharon Brangman is quoted in the In Good Health article Women at higher Alzheimer's risk compared to men. (September, 2020)

Numerous press outlets across the state have covered announcements that Upstate's surveillance testing for COVID is now in use at various colleges and universities:  Syracuse.com: SUNY Upstate deploying coronavirus tests on the Oneonta campus

Stephen Thomas is quoted in the New York Times article Nobody likes snitching: How rules against parties are dividing campuses (Sept. 2).

The Sept. 1 visit to Upstate by Chancellor Jim Malatras was covered in various local and regional press, including WRVO, Spectrum News, NewsChannel 9, 13WHAM-TV Rochester, CNY Central, among others.

Karen Klingman is quoted in Healio News on Screening for sleeping disorders lacking in primary care. (Sept. 2).

Ronald Pies is quoted in the Associated Press story on Half of US adults now report some sign of depression, twice as much compared to a few years ago, study shows. (Sept. 2).

Jana Shaw was quoted in the Oneida Daily Dispatch in the story NYSUT calls on state to make masks mandatory at all times in schools (Sept. 2).