Community Announcements / Events

Be Part of the Restart Flyer

July 2nd, 2020

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates June 29th

JUNE 29th RESOURCES AND UPDATES:

Alternate-side parking (which returned this week) will only occur once a week during the summer. DOT hasn’t yet issued details, but the Mayor is quoted in press reports saying where signs currently list two time-frames in a single week when alternate-side rules are in effect, car owners would only have to observe the later of the two times.

CB8 Statement regarding the memorial to George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and others in Carl Schurz Park

June 22nd, 2020

CB8 Statement regarding the memorial to George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and others in Carl Schurz Park

 

Recently, the members of Community Board 8 Manhattan were deeply disturbed upon hearing that posters and other signage displayed at Carl Schurz Park in memory of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and others were removed by NYC Department of Parks and Recreation employees in error.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates June 22nd

JUNE 22nd RESOURCES AND UPDATES:

New York City entered Phase Two of reopening today. Industries included in Phase Two are: 

In-person retail 
Hair salons and barbershops
Real estate
Offices
Vehicle sales, leases, and rentals 

All of these businesses must operate at half capacity and with mandatory COVID safeguards in place, including social distancing and facial coverings.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates June 17th

JUNE 17th RESOURCES AND UPDATES:

GOVERNOR CUOMO ANNOUNCES THAT PHASE 2 IS ON TRACK TO BEGIN THIS COMING MONDAY, JUNE 22

At his press conference earlier today, the Governor announced that, barring any changes in the public health metrics of the region, Phase 2 in New York City is is on track to begin this coming Monday, June 22.

Noted the Governor: "New York City will have been Phase 1 for 14 days.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates June 11th

JUNE 11th RESOURCES AND UPDATES:
 

Starting today, localities can open public pools and playgrounds at their discretion. They must use health data and metrics as a guide to inform each decision.

Through June 15th, 2020, health insurance enrollment is open for uninsured New Yorkers as part of a Special Enrollment Period: https://www1.nyc.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates June 8th

JUNE 8th RESOURCES AND UPDATES:
 

Today is the first day of Phase One reopening, 100 days after the shutdown. 

The State has released a New York Forward Business Reopening Web Tool, which helps small businesses determine if they have met the criteria for reopening.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates May 28th

MAY 28th RESOURCES AND UPDATES:
 

Mayor de Blasio said that over 1,700 tracers have been hired to join the Test & Trace Corp, surpassing the City’s goal to hire 1,000 tracers by June 1, with 700 hired from neighborhoods hardest hit by the virus.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates May 22nd

MAY 22nd RESOURCES AND UPDATES:

Emergency Food Program: By next week, the Emergency Food Program will be delivering over 1 million meals per day. This is on top of the City’s grab-and-go program, which already serves over 500,000 meals per day at 500+ schools across the City.