Community Announcements / Events

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.

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.