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Most of the focus has been on COVID-19, but advocates held a virtual meeting today to bring attention to another aspect of public health: protecting New York’s drinking water.

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A New York Congressman whose district includes the West-of-the-Hudson New York City watershed is weighing in on draft revisions to the city’s waiver from filtering drinking water. 

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New York is on the way to becoming the first state in the country to mandate specific protocols to reduce deaths from Sepsis, a bacterial infection that produces toxins which disrupt the body's normal reaction to infection.