New Yorkers respond to reports about Omicron

In just hours, the second contagion of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus registered in the United States, a visitor to Midtown, became at least five confirmed cases in our state. The participant in the Anime NYC convention at the Javits Center is from Minnesota and is reportedly vaccinated but not boosted and experiencing mild […]

Before omicron, authorities recommend vaccination and reinforcement

Federal government health officials had a clear message for the public on Friday, after cases of the omicron variant were detected in more states and experts worked to find out just how dangerous the latest version of COVID-19 could be. : “Get vaccinated and put on the booster.” Dr. Anthony Fauci, the president’s chief medical […]

Concerned neighbors low hospital capacity

Here at Queens Hospital Center it is one of the medical centers in the city that is close to the limit of capacity, this while the number of coronavirus cases continues to increase according to data from the New York Department of Health. With the arrival of the Ómicron variant in the country to Johnny […]

Many New Yorkers Ready for Covid Booster Doses

Authorities at all levels echoed President Biden’s call to face with concern and care – not panic – the eventual arrival in New York of the so-called Omicron strain of the SARS-CoV2 virus. The variant was discovered in South Africa last week and has already spread to more than a dozen countries including Canada. The […]

NYC has not yet detected any cases of the omicron variant

Health Department Commissioner Dave Chokshi issued a warning Monday to reinforce the use of masks indoors, regardless of vaccination status. This measure is due to the growing concerns derived from the contagions of the omicron variant in the world. At a press conference, Chokshi announced that the scientific community of the city has not detected […]

Tourism returns and Times Square hopes to regain its shine

David Cohen has been looking forward to a return to the days when business thrived at his family’s souvenir shop in Times Square. Although tourists have started to return, foot traffic is still not what it was before the coronavirus pandemic, when hordes of visitors crowded under the electric fences outside his store. But the […]

One in 7 people in NYC go hungry: report

Many people in the city benefit from food pantries. At the beginning of the pandemic it was estimated that some six million people did not have the means to buy basic food. And you know children are children. What they want is to eat. They don’t know if there is or there isn’t. And neither […]

NYC nurse staffing crisis deepens

Nurses from five hospitals in the city warn that the lack of personnel is affecting the care of patients. This week there will be several protests to focus on this problem. Medical workers denounce that as a result of the pandemic, coupled with the massive departure of nurses who reached their retirement age, several positions […]

COVID Booster Eligibility for All NYC Adults

New Yorkers over the age of 18 can get a booster dose of the Covid vaccine if they believe they are at high risk of infection. The announcement was made this Monday during the mayor’s briefing. A third dose of # COVID19 vaccine is now available and free to eligible New Yorkers at any NYC […]

Catholic Charities conducts vaccination in Bronx churches

The Catholic Charities organization is holding three vaccination events this Sunday in the Bronx. Doses of Pfizer and Moderna vaccines will be distributed to people 12 years and older at St. Simon Stock Church in the Fordham Heights sector; in the church of San Antonio de Padua, in Morrisania, and in the church of the […]