Policy

Governor Cuomo at the Javits Center announcing the completion of the 1,000-bed temporary hospital there.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo followed a pandemic playbook in his response, but it wasn’t enough to curb the new coronavirus.
Patients wait in line outside an urgent care pharmacy while wearing personal protective equipment in Queens.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo called on therapists to volunteer remote mental health support.
A home care worker in France visiting her patient this month, in the United States home care workers are having trouble getting access to the materials they need to face COVID-19.
Providers helping people that are at high risk amid the COVID-19 outbreak report shortage of face masks, sanitizer.
A medical technician prepares a COVID-19 test at a New York State Department of Health drive-through testing facility at Jones Beach State Park on Long Island.
The state is prioritizing testing for COVID-19, but New York City wants to save scarce resources for treating the sick.
Andrew Cuomo Corey Johnson
Responding to the governor’s criticism of people gathering in parks, council members offer solutions.
A sign on the door of a synagogue in Midwood, Brooklyn.
Hasidic communities are changing practices to slow the coronavirus pandemic, but have been late adopters.
Governor Cuomo announcing an agreement on a paid sick leave bill.
On top of possible restrictions on changing Medicaid, the governor could face reduced tax revenues due to the coronavirus.
An empty subway underground passage on Monday. Many New Yorkers can make the choice to stay home, homeless New Yorkers cannot.
A struggle to pay for resources and staff hampers New York City’s ability to help the homeless.
Eric Kinariwala
First Read Tech talks to the CEO of Capsule, Eric Kinariwala.
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