A pilot study by researchers at New York University found roughly 24 percent of frontline transit workers in New York City contracted coronavirus—and likely got the disease at work.
Police in the Bronx are routinely seen in public not wearing masks, despite the borough experiencing higher COVID-19 positivity rates than the rest of the city during much of this year.
A new smartphone app can alert Bronx residents when they come in contact with someone infected with COVID-19, state officials said Thursday.
A group of demonstrators calling for removal of the last Christoper Columbus statue in the Bronx was met Saturday by a crowd of angry counterprotesters, who shouted threats and chanted racist slogans.
The city’s fleet of garbage trucks has been scaled back this year amid reduced trash pickup—a result of coronavirus-related budget cuts.
The campus of PS 811X will remain closed for 24 hours in accordance with the city’s safety measures, authorities said.
Priority is being given to schools in communities where COVID-19 caused the most infections and deaths, including hard-hit parts of the Bronx.
Subways and buses could see a whopping 40 percent cut to service without billions in new federal stimulus funds, the head of the MTA said this week.
The Bronx’s impoverished communities of color have been hardest hit by the pandemic, laying bare disturbing racial inequities in health care and access to treatment.
Operated by the nonprofit social service organization Community Access, the Bruckner
Boulevard building cost $87 million to construct and is currently accepting applications.