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Update: COVID-19 Weekly News Archive

Weekly update 10/14

Friends, It’s Thursday, October 14, 2021. Welcome to my weekly update. New York City’s COVID positivity rate is now 1.97%, up from 1.76% last week. Those interested in diving more deeply into local COVID statistics can check the NYC Dept. of Health website or thecity.nyc’s COVID tracker. If you’re not yet vaccinated, find a vaccine site– including those for approved boosters– here. National forecasts by the CDCRead more

Weekly update 9/16

Friends, It’s Thursday, September 16, 2021. Welcome to my weekly update. Where we are. New York City’s COVID positivity rate is now 2.96%, down from 3.31% last week. Those interested in diving more deeply into COVID statistics can check the NYC Dept. of Health website or thecity.nyc’s COVID tracker. If you’re not yet vaccinated, find a vaccine site here. The Washington Post reported yesterday (9/15) another grim milestone… Read more

Weekly update (9/2)

Friends, It’s Thursday, September 2, 2021. Welcome to my weekly update. Last night’s storm really gave us a wallop, with record one-hour rainfall in Central Park. The Governor and Mayor have both issued a state of emergency. Transit service is delayed and in some areas suspended, and the MTA’s subway and bus Twitter accounts are posting service updates. Call 311 to report suspected gas leaks and downed power lines, and… Read more

Weekly update (8/19)

Friends, It’s Thursday, August 19, 2021. Welcome to my weekly update. New York City’s COVID positivity rate is now 3.82%, up from 3.76% last week. Those interested in diving more deeply into COVID statistics can check the NYC Dept. of Health website or thecity.nyc’s COVID tracker. With the Delta variant’s higher infectiousness, it’s more important than ever to get vaccinated. You can now get a $100 debit card when… Read more

Weekly COVID update (8/12)

Friends, It’s Thursday, August 12, 2021. Welcome to my weekly update. New York City’s COVID positivity rate is now 3.76%, up from 3.27% last week. Those interested in diving more deeply into COVID statistics can check the NYC Dept. of Health website or thecity.nyc’s COVID tracker. With the Delta variant’s higher infectiousness, it’s more important than ever to get vaccinated; you can now get a $100 debit card when… Read more

Weekly Manhattan newsletter (8/9)

Friends, Below is a round-up of events and announcements for Manhattan this week. Check your inbox Thursday for more COVID public health updates. (If you’re not yet subscribed, sign up here.)   NEW INFO Applications are now open for the Excluded Workers Fund. New York State has allocated $2 billion to help 300,000 workers who lost wages due to the pandemic, but were ineligible for unemployment benefits due Read more

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