The COVID Crisis: Coronavirus Testing Sites Find A Home In Harlem Churches

Three Harlem churches will be converted into temporary testing sites as New York State officials attempt to increase health services provided to low-income communities and communities of color that are being hit hard by the new coronavirus. Continue Reading →

The COVID Crisis: New York Regions Can Start To Reopen May 15, 2020 (Video)

New York’s governor Andrew Cuomo told regional representatives to prepare to reopen from May 15, 2020, but with detailed plans to closely monitor any resurgence of the new coronavirus. Continue Reading →

The COVID Crisis: Legislature To Hold Two Joint Legislative Public Hearings On NY State COVID-19 Impact

Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie and Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins today announced the Legislature will soon hold two public hearings to address the impacts of COVID-19 on New York State. Continue Reading →

The COVID Crisis: Harlem’s Senator Benjamin Distributes Hand Sanitizer And Masks To NYCHA Residents

To fight racial disparities in COVID-19, Senator Benjamin Benjamin partnered with community and faith-based organizations to distribute New York State hand sanitizer and masks to NYCHA tenants across northern Manhattan. Continue Reading →

The COVID Crisis: Gov Cuomo Says NY State May Be At Peak Of Coronavirus Outbreak

The peak of New York’s outbreak of coronavirus may be hitting the state now, if not within the coming days, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said during his Monday afternoon press briefing. Continue Reading →