Healthcare Education

Vaccine Education

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Check your eligibility and make an appointment. Check your eligibility online at am-i-eligible.covid19vaccine.health.ny.gov or by calling 1-833-NYS-4-VAX. You’ll be asked questions about your age and health, and it may take 20-30 minutes due to the volume of inquiries. Once you have registered and are deemed eligible, you can schedule an appointment at the nearest facility. [...]

The Latest COVID-19 Relief Package (American Rescue Plan) – How does it benefit me?

Categories :Healthcare Issues , News

Every day we hear about the American Rescue Plan, which is the Biden Administration’s COVID-19 relief plan for all Americans. But how does it benefit you, your family, your community, and healthcare? Read on. 1. Helping individuals and families It provides $1,400 checks directly to individuals, extends unemployment, and provides renter relief. Read more 2. […]

National Nutrition Month 

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March is National Nutrition Month—a time to reflect on our eating habits and making sure that we have well-balanced diets and our giving our bodies the fuel and resources they need to function at their best. Tips on eating healthy:  Limit the amount of sugar, sodium, and saturated fat you consume Focus on eating foods […]

HOW TO VOTE IN NEW YORK STATE

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ARE YOU REGISTERED TO VOTE? You must register by Oct. 9, 2020, to be eligible to vote in the Nov. 3, 2020, General Election. 1. Are you registered? Check by visiting the state website at https://voterlookup.elections.ny.gov/ If you are registered it will show you your information and a link to find your polling place. 2. [...]

NEW YORK STATE BACK TO SCHOOL FAQ

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Interim guidance for in-person instruction at Pre-K to Grade 12 schools during the COVID-19 public health emergency Download PDF NYSDOH school reopening FAQs July 22, 2020 Download PDF US DOE Supplemental Fact Sheet Addressing the Risk of COVID-19 in Preschool, Elementary and Secondary Schools While Serving Children with Disabilities Download PDF New York State Back [...]

If the Trump Admin Wins Its Lawsuit: Life Without the ACA

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The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is known for providing protections for pre-existing conditions and securing healthcare for more than 20 million Americans. However, the Trump Administration is supporting a lawsuit that the Supreme Court will hear in November that could strike down the entire ACA. The effects would be enormous in normal times—and simply devastating [...]

COVID-19: HEROES Act versus the HEALS Act

¡Haz el censo! 5 minutos ayuda a Nueva York a obtener la financiación que necesita.

Categories :Espańol , News
Te has contado?. El censo se está llevando a cabo en este momento y el conteo exacto de todos los residentes, ciudadanos y no ciudadanos, garantiza que nuestras comunidades reciban fondos federales adecuados para: Escuelas Hospitales Carreteras Emergencias y otras infraestructuras En este momento, la respuesta de Nueva York se está quedando corta. Con sólo [...]

ACA: A hidden healthcare hero of the Covid-19 crisis

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Today, May 6th, 2020, Democratic attorneys-general and the House of Representatives will present arguments defending the Affordable Care Act (“Obamacare”) against a lawsuit brought by the Trump administration and Republicans in 2018 to overturn the ACA and declare it unconstitutional. If the ACA were overturned, 20 million Americans would lose health coverage and 135 million [...]

COVID-19 Support for Mental Health and Well-being

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New York State NYC WELL is a free, confidential, mental health support line. Access mental health and substance use services in more than 200 languages, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. (888) 692-9355 or (800) 985-5990, text WELL to 65173 or visit www.nyc.gov/nycwell. New York State Office of Mental Health (OMH) Emotional Support Helpline provides callers [...]