If you have never been impacted by mental illness, you might be surprised by the answer. Often it is law enforcement and depending on the level of training and experience, the outcome can be disastrous.Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is calling on the department of health and human services and the CDC to increase access to the monkeypox and smallpox vaccines to all communities across the country. She and a group of senators wrote a letter highlighting the strain that state, local, and health officials are facing trying to handle the increasing number of people seeking vaccine appointments.Gov. Hochul is working to make sure monkeypox resources and information are available to New Yorkers, especially to those most vulnerable.
A large fire has damaged several buildings in Averill Park. The Averill Park fire chief tells NewsChannel 13 three barns burned down, and a house partially burned down. An excavator was brought in to take the rest of that home down. Thankfully, no people or animals were hurt. Investigators say propane tanks were on fire. . Pressure is growing on the Biden administration to make more monkeypox vaccines available as the outbreak spreads. And now, parents in an Illinois town are living in fear for their children after a daycare worker tested positive for the virus. Maggie Vespa reports. State officials there say they requested and received approval from the FDA for anyone under the age of 18 to receive the vaccine. They’ve also promised mobile testing and vaccination stations so any parent looking to get their child vaccinated, should be able to.