Healthcare Education

A Message from New York’s Faith Leaders: Get Vaccinated!

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New York’s faith leaders have a message for New Yorkers: getting vaccinated is necessary to protect yourself, your family, and your community. Whether from their personal experiences with COVID-19 or because of the principles of their faith, these religious leaders want their communities to join them in stepping up and getting vaccinated.

THE COVID-19 VACCINE: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

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This content is brought to you by our Vaccine Education Channel NYVEP. For more up to the moment information please follow us on Instagram. SAFETY AND EFFECTIVENESS Q: What’s in the vaccine? How does it work? A:  Two vaccines have been approved for use and are currently being used to vaccinate healthcare professionals, one developed [...]

COVID-19 Vaccine Fact Sheet

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Evidence has shown that the new COVID-19 vaccine will provide significant protection against the deadly disease.  Two vaccines that are now being provided to healthcare workers will soon be available to the general  public: one from Pfizer and one from Moderna. Both use messenger RNA (mRNA) which is a piece of genetic code manufactured in […]

Hospital leaders warn of possible layoffs without federal support

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By Shannon Young 08/12/2020 03:39 PM EDT Hospital leaders warned Wednesday that, absent federal support to offset coronavirus-related revenue losses, facilities across New York could be forced to lay off workers who helped shepherd the state through the height of its Covid-19 outbreak. Greater New York Hospital Association President Kenneth Raske and Healthcare Association of […]

HEP statement on the second public health crisis: Racism

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The Healthcare Education Project was created by 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East and the hospitals of New York to promote and protect access to high-quality, affordable healthcare for all New Yorkers. Over the last four months, we have been working with our sponsors to help them in their heroic response to the unprecedented COVID-19 healthcare [...]

Census 2020

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Every 10 years, households throughout the country receive Census forms. The Census is intended to help the federal government determine the population count. Once completed, the Census data is delivered to Congress and the President by law. An accurate count helps the government determine how to distribute federal funding, political representation, and make other major […]