Just eight percent of the complex’s residents — the property is home to more than 15,300 apartments — have been vaccinated thus far, city data show.
Because many recently deceased Americans were not tested for the virus, the official number of coronavirus deaths is likely a substantial undercount, experts believe.
Several teachers told Bronx Justice News they received letters that legally require them to pay back COVID-19 unemployment benefit funds, which were distributed as part of an expanded benefits program last summer.
At least 70 percent of the population would have to be fully vaccinated for a pre-pandemic sense of normalcy to return, according to Dr. Anthony Fauci.
White New York City residents are receiving COVID-19 vaccinations at disproportionately higher rates than their Black and Latino neighbors, new data show.
Workers will receive a phased in increase of $1.85 per hour over the next three years, authorities said, along with employee health care contributions.
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.