Election 2021 Fact Sheet
Election 2021 Fact Sheet
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The UES Battle Over a Blood Lab Is Not About Blood - Curbed
Blood Center Returns To UES Board As Frustrations Mount - Patch
NYC subway stations will now offer COVID-19 vaccines - NY Post
Cuomo says New York public colleges will require students to get vaccines - Politico
NYC public libraries offer book browsing, expanded services at select locations: Full list - Pix11
No New Jails? Next Mayor Could Scrap de Blasio’s Close-Rikers Plan - The CITY
Met Museum Agrees To Be Early Voting Site As City Expands To 104 Locations - Gothamist
CDC panel endorses use of Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine in young teens - Politico
NYC kids won’t need a COVID-19 vaccine to return to school in the fall - NY Post
Adolescents vaccinated in NYC as sites open to 12 to 15-year-olds - NY Post
Upper East Side To Get 2 New Electric Car Charging Stations - Patch
New York City Council Bill Toughens Airbnb Regulations - WSJ
New York won't ease mask rules just yet amid review of CDC recommendations - State of Politics
NYC’s 24/7 subway service is back after year of COVID-19 shutdowns - NY Post
Plans to Speed Up Buses Slowed as the City Gets Set to Reopen - The City
It's a Home in Brooklyn.
MAY 4th RESOURCES AND UPDATES:
Beginning Thursday, April 29, all New York State mass vaccination sites are open to eligible New Yorkers for walk-in vaccination on a first-come, first-serve basis for all. The walk-in appointments are reserved for first doses only—second-dose appointments will be scheduled immediately after New Yorkers receive their first dose.
All NYC COVID vax sites to allow walk-ins immediately: Mayor de Blasio - Daily News
New York sites resume use of Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccine - NY Post
New York City School Buildings Still Missing 582,000 Students. As another 51,000 students return Monday, mayor pushes to get more back in September - WSJ
Tensions rise at some of NYC’s top high schools over ‘Zoom in a room’ for on-campus students - Chalkbeat
Major shakeup to "safe staffing" bill for hospitals, nursing homes - Spectrum
Manhattan Business Districts to Get More Police in Reopening Push - WSJ
Legislators Look To Extend Eviction Moratorium To August 31st For New Yorkers Affected By Pandemic - Gothamist
MTA plans to only buy electric buses come 2028 as officials map greener future for NYC Transit - Daily News
For the lack of 89 people, New York will lose 1 House seat - Politico
'Spend money to make money' — De Blasio releases his recovery budget - Politico
To help NYC students catch up, de Blasio’s budget would earmark $500M for testing and tutoring - Chalkbeat
BUDGET DAY: Mayor Proposes Small Money for Open Streets, But Big Bucks to Finish the Manhattan Greenway - Streetsblog
Food Delivery Workers Could Get Relief From Council Bills to Open Restaurant Restrooms and Regulate Apps - The City
Blood Center's Upper East Side Tower Takes Heat From New Angles - Patch
East Side Group Says R8B Zoning Has to Be Preserved - TapInto
City Will Spend $15 Million To Educate NYers On Ranked-Choice Voting Ahead Of June Primary - Gothamist
New York City Council Bill Would Create More Car-Free Roads - WSJ
Cuomo To End Bar & Restaurant Curfew And Allow Bar Seating In May - Gothamist
Number of single adults living in NYC homeless shelters reached all-time high during COVID, fueling death rates: study - Daily News
Health Minibuses Roll Out To Vaccinate Homeless New Yorkers - Gothamist
De Blasio looks to Legislature, not Cuomo, in push to reopen city - Politico
Only 8 Black Students Are Admitted to Stuyvesant High School - NY Times
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APRIL 26th RESOURCES AND UPDATES:
COVID hospitalizations dropped to 3,174. Of the 126,953 tests reported yesterday, 3,039, or 2.39 percent, were positive. The 7-day average positivity rate was 2.13 percent. There were 729 patients in ICU yesterday, down 25 from the previous day.
APRIL 19th RESOURCES AND UPDATES:
COVID hospitalizations rose to 3,783. Of the 147,583 tests reported yesterday, 4,339, or 2.94 percent, were positive. The 7-day average positivity rate was 2.85 percent. There were 836 patients in ICU yesterday, down 13 from the previous day.
APRIL 12th RESOURCES AND UPDATES:
COVID hospitalizations rose slightly to 4,118. Of the 131,436 tests reported yesterday, 4,926, or 3.75 percent, were positive. The 7-day average positivity rate was 3.20 percent. There were 860 patients in ICU yesterday, down 17 from the previous day.