Lawmaker, Educator Worried About Contact Tracers Not Asking About Attending ProtestsThere has been progress in the fight against COVID-19, but the massive protests and the reopening of businesses have created fears of a new wave of infections.
What Summer Activities Are Safe? Doctor Discusses Do's And Don'ts For Your Social LifeAs you step back into a summer social life, doctors are warning you, be cautious.
Executive Order Allowing Groups Of 10 To Gather In New York Met With Some CriticismCity councilman Mark Levine, chair of the health committee, tweeted, "This shocking order, forced by a lawsuit, changes nothing about the risks associated with group gatherings - especially those held indoors."
Coronavirus Update: Leaders In COVID-19 Hot Spots Say Pandemic Is Reflecting, Exacerbating Inequality In NYC"It is frustrating when I hear anyone say this does not discriminate because it erases the racially disparate impact of the coronavirus outbreak," Councilman Ritchie Torres said.
NYC Unveils Plan For Schools In The Event Student, Teacher Tests Positive For CoronavirusThat school will close for 24 hours, and then authorities will reassess the situation. As a general rule, schools will not close for extending period of time unless there are special circumstances.
New York City Approves Ban On Sale Of Flavored E-CigarettesSupporters of the ban say the flavors target kids, but adult users worry they will return to traditional tobacco.
Residents Only? City Council Considers Parking Permits To Curb Out-Of-State Drivers Taking Up NYC Spaces“It's being done in big cities all over America it's time for New York to catch up,” New York City council member Mark Levine said.
Family Seeks Help Funding Funeral For Teen Killed In Hamilton Heights Fire A funeral date has yet to be set for the 15-year-old girl who was killed earlier this week in a fire in Hamilton Heights.