Community Announcements / Events

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates May 19th

MAY 19TH RESOURCES AND UPDATES:

Mayor de Blasio announced that the City will partner with CityMD to offer walk-in diagnostic COVID-19 testing to New Yorkers, effectively tripling the number of available testing sites citywide.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates May 13th

MAY 13TH RESOURCES AND UPDATES:
 

The State is now investigating 102 reported cases in New York where children, of a range of ages, are experiencing a serious illness that is possibly due to COVID-19. More details, including the symptoms to watch out for, are here.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates May 11th

MAY 11TH RESOURCES AND UPDATES:
 

The Governor will issue an Executive Order mandating that all nursing homes and adult care facilities test all personnel for COVID-19 two times per week and report any positive test results to the State Department of Health by the next day.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates May 5th

MAY 5TH RESOURCES AND UPDATES:
 

Late tonight/ early tomorrow morning (5/6), the MTA will begin closing the entire subway system for enhanced cleaning from 1 - 5 am. Nearly 350 buses will be added for overnight service along existing subway routes.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates April 30th

APRIL 30TH RESOURCES AND UPDATES:

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) today announced the closure of the subway system overnight from 1 – 5 a.m. for daily deep cleaning and a new “Essential Connector” service to continue moving the heroes on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic beginning Wednesday, May 6.  During this overnight period, the MTA will intensify disinfecting operations, cleaning its fleet of thousands of cars and buses every night, and further testing new and innovative cleaning solutions, including UV, antimicrobials and electrostatic disinfectants.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates April 28th

APRIL 28TH RESOURCES AND UPDATES:

Do not drink, ingest, swallow or bathe in Lysol, bleach or any disinfectant. Please be sure all disinfectants, bleach and similar substances are out of reach of your children. There has been an uptick in calls to poison centers.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates April 27th

APRIL 27TH RESOURCES AND UPDATES:

New York Board of Elections Canceled the Democratic Presidential Primary. Read about it in the New York Times by clicking here.

Governor Cuomo outlined a phased plan to safely reopen New York at the appropriate time, taking a regional approach.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates April 21st

APRIL 21ST RESOURCES AND UPDATES:

New York City has cancelled event permits for all non-essential events scheduled in June. The Celebrate Israel, Puerto Rican Day, and LGBTQ Pride parades are officially cancelled. Shakespeare in the Park is cancelled.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates April 17th

APRIL 17TH RESOURCES AND UPDATES:

Governor Cuomo issued an Executive Order that effective April 17 at 8 p.m., New Yorkers MUST wear masks or face coverings on public transportation systems and while taking private transportation or riding in for-hire vehicles.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates April 15th

APRIL 15TH RESOURCES AND UPDATES:
 

Governor Cuomo issued an Executive Order today that all people MUST wear a mask or face covering in public in situations where social distancing is not possible.

Hunter College is offering “Hunter at Home”, a series of interactive lectures, readings, and discussion with Hunter faculty who will share their research and take your questions.