Morning News Update
Written by Tom Tharp on October 6, 2021
Batavia Police are looking for a woman who was reported missing earlier this week. They say Regina Jo Roberts, 53, was reported missing on Sunday. Roberts is described as 5′ 4″ tall, weighing approximately 165 lbs, and is believed to be driving a gray 2011 Toyota Highlander, NY registration JPU7881. Anyone with information is asked to call 911.
Governor Hochul announced Tuesday the plan to expand the healthcare worker vaccine mandate to include employees who work in certain facilities served by the Office of Mental Health and the Office for People with Developmental Disabilities. Employees in these areas have to have their first dose by November 1st. Before the requirement takes effect, unvaccinated staff for those offices that work in hospitals will have to submit to weekly testing beginning October 12. On Thursday, October 7 the vaccine mandate takes effect for workers at adult care facilities and home healthcare workers