Health Care

Dichter Pharmacy in Inwood
Unlike CVS and Walgreens, the state’s smaller pharmacies may struggle to begin administering coronavirus tests.
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Some doctors have switched from giving their patients intravenous chemotherapy to oral chemotherapy medication so they can receive their treatment at home, but this doesn't work for all patients.
Everything from cancer treatments to organ transplants have been put off due to the pandemic.
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Dr. Oxiris Barbot, Commissioner of New York City’s Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, alongside Mayor de Blasio.
Economic and health disparities create new challenges for New Yorkers amid the pandemic.
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Governor Cuomo and Secretary to the Governor Melissa DeRosa.
What you need to know about the federal, state and city groups responding to the pandemic.
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In New York City, the current starting salary for a trained EMS worker is about $33,320, whereas the starting salary for a NYPD officer is $42,500 and it’s $45,196 for a city firefighter.
EMS workers make less than cops and firefighters and COVID-19 has hit them hard. That’s why they want a raise.
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The entrance the Lenox Hill Northwell urgent care facility in Greenwich Village on May 1.
From immunotherapies to vaccines, the state’s medical community is looking at all of its options to combat the infectious disease.
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New York nursing homes have become COVID-19 hotbeds.
Limited staff, insufficient training and a lack of funding.
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With direct help from the state and federal governments unlikely, health insurance companies are pushing for the federal government to subsidize private health insurance.
An unpopular industry turns to Washington for help.
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COVID-19 is taking an emotional toll on New York City's residents.
But the city and state have resources available for those in need.
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State Budget Director Robert Mujica 2020
New York would slash health care and education – unless the federal government comes through.
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