Office of Manhattan Borough President Mark Levine

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West Side Rag: Drop-In Testing Site Opens, and Another Is On Its Way

Newly sworn-in Manhattan Borough President (MBP) Mark Levine has opened a free COVID testing site in his Northern Manhattan Office at 431 West 125th Street, between Morningside and Amsterdam Avenues. The site will be open Mondays through Fridays, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., offering drop-in PCR tests, masks, and sanitizer. BP Levine is partnering with SOMOS Community Care, a healthcare network of nearly 2,500 providers in the Bronx, Brooklyn,… Read more

Newsletter: A Day 1 plan to slow omicron

Today was my first full day in the Manhattan Borough President’s office. I couldn’t be more excited to get down to work, and to take on the challenges looming ahead—in affordable housing, climate, transportation, and more. But first we need to manage covid to the point where it’s no longer a crisis. Omicron is surging in NYC. Cases are now above 40,000 per day.  Hospitalizations have passed 5,000 for… Read more

Daily News: New Manhattan borough president calls for tougher response to NYC omicron surge

New York City’s soaring COVID numbers call for a stronger response, the new borough president of Manhattan said Sunday. The city needs to create a website to self-report positive test results and an expanded definition of what constitutes being vaccinated for going to work and eating out, Borough President Mark Levine told the Daily News.

AMNY: Mark Levine looks to ‘chart that course forward’ for Manhattan as its incoming borough president

Incoming Manhattan Borough President Mark Levine has lofty ambitions for his new position, and is the first one to admit that he has his work cut out for him as he prepares to take office in 2022. Charged up and looking to tackle climate concerns, a possible winter spike in COVID-19 cases, and the continued revitalization of the arts, the current City Council member from Washington Heights and borough president-elect… Read more

Forward: In new job, the ‘Anthony Fauci of the New York City Council’ aims to fight COVID and antisemitism

Mark Levine, a term-limited councilman from Manhattan, is battle tested. In his two campaigns for the City Council, Levine, who is Jewish, was subject to vitriolic antisemitic attacks from a primary rival. “I have confronted explicit antisemitism in politics before and I’ve proven that we can beat it,” he said after his re-election. And just as he was preparing to be sworn in as Manhattan Borough President on Saturday, Levine contracted COVID for the second time.

PIX on Politics: Manhattan Borough President-elect Mark Levine focused on bringing workers back to borough

MANHATTAN — As a member of the New York City Council, he’s largely been known in recent years for his work heading up the Health Committee, but now he’s set to take over as Manhattan’s next borough president. Mark Levine was elected to replace term-limited Gale Brewer. He sat down one-on-one with PIX on Politics’ Dan Mannarino to break down his vision for Manhattan. Much of the borough’s economy is… Read more

Manhattan Times: Mark Levine fue elegido presidente del condado de Manhattan

Mark Levine fue elegido presidente del condado de Manhattan, con una victoria desigual sobre el republicano Louis Puliafito y el independiente Michael Lewyn. Levine, actualmente concejal de la ciudad, recibió más del 87 por ciento de los votos. Read full article here.… Read more

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🚨Today I'm leading a rally with the @C4AH_NY before the introduction of my @NYCCouncil bill that will make NYC the 1st city in the nation to create an Office of Healthcare Accountability (OHA). This bill would make #healthcare more affordable & transparent! 🧵

Congratulations to the newly landmarked Julius’ bar in Greenwich Village! The site of a famous 1966 “sip-in” to protest the criminalization of gay bars organized by the Mattachine Society, Julius’ has long been home to queer activism, and we’re thrilled...
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NYC's parks are key to building a sustainable, equitable future. Inefficient capital processes slow the repair of parks in the city, most affecting low-income communities. Deputy BP Keisha Sutton-James joined @NY4P in their rally for the reform of these processes.

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