By Linda Nwoke On July 21, 2022, the U.S. President announced that he tested positive for COVID-19, exhibiting mild symptoms like fatigue, a slightly runny nose, and occasional dry cough, as explained by the President’s physician. Many people are in such a situation, despite receiving the COVID 19 vaccination. They might contract COVID 19 but […]
Mayor Adams, Councilmembers Powers, Brannan Celebrate Passage of Bill to Suspend Liquor License Surcharge
Legislation Co-Sponsored by Councilmembers Powers and Brannan Will Put Money Back Into Pockets of Small Business Owners and Fuel City's Recovery. Fulfills Commitment Made in Mayor's "Renew, Rebuild, Reinvent: A Blueprint for New York City's Economic Recovery"
NEW YORK, NY – MAY 09: Keith Powers Speaks at a press conference in Times Square on May 9, 2021 in New York City. (Shutterstock) New York – New York City Mayor Eric Adams today hailed a new law he actively and strongly pushed for that suspends the city’s liquor license surcharge and puts money back […]
NEW YORK, NY – JUNE 22, 2020: A man stands in a socially distanced line to be sited at 8th Hill as the city moves into phase two re-opening from the coronavirus pandemic. (Shutterstock) By Eric Feldman, NY1 COVID-19 cases are rising in New York City and city leaders are taking notice. The city’s Department […]
Governor Hochul Announces the Launch of a New COVID-19 Treatment Hotline by the State Department of Health in Partnership With NYC Health + Hospitals
888-TREAT-NY Hotline Utilizes NYC Health + Hospitals' Virtual ExpressCare Platform; Proven Treatment Options Available to Effectively Treat COVID-19; Statewide Hotline Will Help Reduce Barriers to COVID-19 Treatment for all Communities.
New York, NY – July 5, 2022: Governor Kathy Hochul poses with signed bills to strengthen New York’s commitment to clean energy at Newlab Headquarters. (Shutterstock) Governor Kathy Hochul today announced the launch of a new free Hotline for those who test positive for COVID-19, but don’t have a health care provider, as part of […]
NYC honors victims of COVID-19 pandemic by projectine their photos on pylons of Brooklyn Bridge on anniversary of 1st death. – New York, NY – March 14, 2021 (Shutterstock) NEW YORK—Mayor Bill de Blasio, First Lady Chirlane McCray and New Yorkers from across the city tonight honored the more than 30,000 New Yorkers lost […]
Police standing on 5th avenue empty city road closure during pandemic coronavirus outbreak. – New York City, New York / USA – March 28, 2020 (Shutterstock) By Rachel Holliday Smith, THE CITY It’s the disaster without a date. You could choose to mark the beginning of the COVID-19 crisis as the day the NBA shuttered, […]
Testing tent are seen set-up outside Elmhurst Hospital during the COVID-19 outbreak on March 26, 2020 in Queens neighborhood of New York City. NEW YORK, NY – MARCH 26 (Shutterstock) Hello, July 8th is New York City’s first Get Tested Day of Action! Did you get your test for COVID-19 yet? FREE COVID-19 tests are confidential […]
The coronavirus has taken a steep toll on the often-invisible army of employees who keep New York hospitals running.
Rosalyn Washington’s husband, Gary, 56, died from Covid-19 the day before their wedding anniversary. (Credit: Sara Naomi Lewkowicz for The New York Times) By Nicole Hong, NY Times They did not treat patients, but Wayne Edwards, Derik Braswell and Priscilla Carrow held some of the most vital jobs at Elmhurst Hospital Center in Queens. As […]
New York, NY – February 5, 2019: Eric Adams Brooklyn Borough President attends launch EAT-Lancet Commission Report on Food, Planet, Health at United Nations Headquarters. (Shutterstock) Friends, Brooklyn Borough Hall continues to be dedicated to informing all Brooklynites of the state of the Borough during this time, and will continue sending out frequent updates, such as this one, […]
New York NY/USA-March 13, 2020 Supermarket shelves start to empty as people panic buy groceries in New York because of the covid-19 pandemic. (Shutterstock) By THE CITY HEALTH AND SAFETY • To get regular updates on the latest developments regarding coronavirus in New York City, text COVID to 692-692. For updates in Spanish, text COVIDESP […]