Health Care

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.
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.
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.
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.
New York nursing homes have become COVID-19 hotbeds.
Limited staff, insufficient training and a lack of funding.
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.
Andrew Cuomo Northwell Health lab
The data wasn't randomized, and there may be false positives.
Governor Cuomo tours the Northwell Health Core Lab before announcing statewide antibody testing survey.
This early, antibody testing for COVID-19 will not lead to quick and easy public policy decisions.
Governor Cuomo during the daily coronavirus briefing on April 16th.
The governor is extending the statewide ‘pause’ through May 15.
Mayor Bill de Blasio and First Lady visit NYC Health + Hospitals/Bellevue to applaud and thank medical staff on Friday, April 10th.
New York, the worst-hit state, would receive only $12,000 per case.
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