Healthcare Education

HOW TO VOTE IN NEW YORK STATE

Categories :News
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

Categories :News
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

Categories :News
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

Categories :News
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

Categories :News
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 [...]

We are on the frontlines of the COVID-19 crisis

Categories :Awareness , News
New York's healthcare workers and hospitals are dedicated to fighting the COVID-19 crisis every day. Our high-quality hospitals and outstanding healthcare workers have shown time and again that they are ready to contain outbreaks of illness. We are taking measures for: Preventing the spread of the virus Identifying and isolating patients Safe, effective patient care [...]

What are Medicaid Block Grants?

The Trump Administration has proposed that states receive a Medicaid block grant. This means the federal government will provide a specific amount of funding to states and allow state governments to decide how to use that funding to deliver healthcare to citizens. Why does it matter? States that opt in to the block grant program […]

Healthcare Union, Nursing Home Providers, Join Lawmakers, Community Members, Others to Oppose Medicaid Funding Cuts

Categories :News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mindy Berman, mindyb@1199.org and (518) 229-0486 Colin Wolfgang, cwolfgang89@gmail.com and (973) 303-2738 Healthcare Union, Nursing Home Providers, Join Lawmakers, Community Members, Others to Oppose Medicaid Funding Cuts Coalition Calls for Reversal of Decision That Would Slash $250 Million from Nursing Homes Across New York State Albany, New York – America’s largest […]