City Council Legislation Aims To Tackle Racial And Gender Discrimination In Health CareSupporters say bias in health care is highlighted in high Black maternal mortality rates, a disproportionate impact of COVID on communities of color and mistrust about getting the COVID vaccine.
Some Nurses Called Back To Work At Montefiore New Rochelle, Others Say They're Locked OutThe nurses said they received a call Wednesday night saying some could return to work. Others said they had not been contacted.
Primary Care Doctors And Clinics Face Worrisome Future Due To Long-Lasting Impact Of Coronavirus PandemicThe coronavirus pandemic has had a dramatic effect on health care in this country.
NYPD: Bronx Man Under Arrest After Attempting To Rape Visiting NursePolice said he followed the 32-year-old victim into a Hamilton Heights apartment building, where she was renting an Airbnb.
Social Media Roundup: Seniors Celebrate Special Birthdays, Health Care Workers Seen As SuperheroesSeniors get special birthday shoutouts from their communities, plus health care workers honored on National Superhero Day.
Social Media Roundup: Solidarity With Patients And Workers, Dr. Easter Bunny, Dance Party & MoreSocial media continues to be filled with tributes for coronavirus patients and health care workers, plus some people finding ways to cheer up their communities.
Coronavirus Update: Gov. Cuomo Says Peak Could Be As Soon As Week AwayGov. Andrew Cuomo says the coronavirus pandemic continues to “march across the state.”
Coronavirus Update: ICU Nurse Returns From Maternity Leave To Find War ZoneThe end of maternity leave meant a rude awakening for Vivi Guitart, a critical care ICU nurse at a Brooklyn hospital.
Coronavirus Update: Navy Hospital Ship USNS Comfort Sails Into New York HarborThe USNS Comfort docked at Pier 90 on Monday morning. Its 1,000 beds will be designated for patients with non-coronavirus issues.
Coronavirus Update: More Than A Dozen Patients Die With 24 Hours At Queens HospitalIf New York City is the epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic in the country, then Elmhurst Hospital is ground zero.
Coronavirus Update: Doctors Urge People To Update Their Wills, Consider Advance Directives Before Pandemic WorsensDr. Ezriel Kornel - himself recovering from COVID-19 - says doctors appreciate patients who outline their wishes.
Coronavirus Update: Pharmacies Running Low On Prescriptions For Other ConditionsOne local pharmacist is low on some prescription drugs and doesn’t know when she will get a new shipment.
Coronavirus Update: N.J. Cancels Statewide Assessments; Medical Students Called To Front LinesThe coronavirus pandemic continues to make waves in the education world.
Coronavirus Update: Cuomo Stresses Common Sense, Offers Financial ReliefNew Yorkers who are quarantined because of the coronavirus are getting some financial relief.
Coronavirus Update: NYC Working To Increase Testing, Add Hospital BedsAs coronavirus cases continue to surge in New York City, leaders fear hospitals may run out of beds. Officials are working on creative solutions to make more space.