Community Announcements / Events

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates January 4th

January 4th, 2021

JANUARY 4th RESOURCES AND UPDATES:
 

Last Saturday, the day after Christmas, the United States reached a grim milestone: 1 in 1,000 Americans have died from COVID-19. (The Census Bureau estimates the U.S. population at around 330,750,000. Saturday afternoon, deaths from COVID-19 reached 331,116, according to data from Johns Hopkins University.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates December 21st

December 21st, 2020

DECEMBER 21st RESOURCES AND UPDATES:
 

Hospitalizations could approximately double in one month if the current rate of growth continues. The fall and winter surge could lead to 11,000 people hospitalized with COVID and 3,500 additional fatalities in a month if the current rate continues.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates December 14th

December 14th, 2020

DECEMBER 14th RESOURCES AND UPDATES:
 

Sandra Lindsay, a frontline ICU nurse and New Yorker, became the first American to receive the COVID-19 vaccine in a non-trial setting. Sandra received the vaccination at Long Island Jewish Medical Center in Queens.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates December 7th

December 7th, 2020

DECEMBER 7th RESOURCES AND UPDATES:
 

Amid a rapid increase in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations, the City advised older adults and at-risk New Yorkers to limit non-essential activities. Older adults and people with underlying health conditions who are at an increased risk of severe COVID-related illness should limit activities outside of the home to essential tasks such as commuting to work or school, medical care, groceries, and pharmacy necessities.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates November 30th

November 30th, 2020

NOVEMBER 30th RESOURCES AND UPDATES:
 

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced yesterday (11/29) that K-5 schools and 3-K and pre-K programs will reopen next Monday, 12/7. All District 75 special education grades will reopen Thursday, 12/10. (The Mayor said today that middle and high school students are unlikely to return before January.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates November 23rd

November 23rd, 2020

NOVEMBER 23rd RESOURCES AND UPDATES:
 

The State launched a new web application to help New Yorkers find state services and benefits. The "Find Services" web application was developed in partnership with Google.org, to assist New Yorkers in locating appropriate services with one streamlined web application.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates November 16th

November 16th, 2020

NOVEMBER 16th RESOURCES AND UPDATES:
 

The State prepared a chart for the red, orange and yellow zones to outline restrictions

The red zone in Brooklyn met the State’s criteria to become an orange zone, allowing fewer restrictions.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates November 9th

November 9th, 2020

NOVEMBER 9th RESOURCES AND UPDATES:
 

New York announced a new protocol allowing out-of-state travelers to "test out" of the State's mandatory 14-day quarantine. Starting Wednesday, November 4th, travelers must be tested within three days prior to landing in New York, quarantine for at least three days upon arrival, and get tested on the fourth day of arrival.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates October 30th

October 30th, 2020

OCTOBER 30th RESOURCES AND UPDATES:
 

To help New Yorkers make informed decisions on Halloween activities, the NYS Department of Health published Halloween guidance, with recommended activities and Do's and Don'ts for a safe Halloween. We advise New Yorkers to refrain from traditional trick-or-treating where treats are handed out at the door and where it would be difficult to maintain social distance.

PSA: How to Complete Your Absentee Ballot

October 27th, 2020

PSA: How to Complete Your Absentee Ballot

From the CB8M Voting Reform Task Force

Everything Upper East Siders need to know about filling in your Absentee Ballot while voting in Election 2020.

 

Two small corrections: Vote for 4 Candidates for Justice of the Supreme Court – 1st Judicial District and 3 Candidates for Judge of the Civil Court – County – New York.