Mayor Bill de Blasio said the city will exhaust its current supply of COVID-19 vaccine within two weeks, amid a disastrous federal rollout of the widely awaited shots.
New York City opened its first mass vaccination site for COVID-19 vaccinations in the Bronx this week, turning the Bathgate Contract Postal Station into a public health hub focused on getting shots into the arms of at-risk residents.
The percentage of positive COVID-19 tests in the Bronx have reached staggering levels in some parts of the borough, new data show.
Bronx residents will begin receiving enhanced unemployment benefits starting next week—a much needed lifeline in the borough hardest hit by COVID-19.
The government will provide eligible households with a one-time rental subsidy that will be sent directly to the household’s landlord.
The commute for straphangers on the No. 1 train is about to get a lot tougher starting Dec. 28, in the thick of the COVID-19 pandemic.
More than 70,000 doses of the vaccine will reach the city this week as part of an initial shipment, authorities said.
With more single adults sleeping in shelters during the COVID-19 pandemic than at any time in history, advocates urged Governor Cuomo to prioritize permanent supportive housing in a press conference Wednesday.
Shootings have risen nearly 96 percent this year compared to last within the five boroughs, with the NYPD reporting a 112 percent increase in November alone, according to the latest department statistics.