Policy

The Beach Terrace Nursing Home in Long Beach, New York.
Though access to PPE and testing has improved, understaffing could leave long-term care facilities vulnerable.
Nurses outside of Montefiore Moses Hospital in the Bronx.
Experts say national changes, including universal health care, needed to address race and income disparities.
The coronavirus is once again raging across New York state but a few people will be made safe from COVID-19 this month.
Beginning this week, the rollout will likely continue until the middle of 2021.
Governor Cuomo at a press conference on December 3.
However, many are feeling tentative about receiving the inoculation.
People dining indoors at Katz Delicatessen on September 30, 2020.
Making sure private gatherings don’t exceed 10 people isn’t high on their list of priorities, despite recent COVID-19 surges.
Governor Cuomo on November 15, 2020.
The governor has not signed a bill passed months ago that would block police and immigration authorities from accessing personal information.
All 10 regions in New York now have more than 10 new COVID cases per 100,000 people.
Avoiding a winter lockdown hinges on implementing the right types of restrictions
New Yorkers dining out in October this year.
Public health experts weigh in on new state curfew for restaurants, bars and gyms.
  People of color have disproportionately suffered during the coronavirus pandemic.
Prioritizing people of color will be easier said than done.
The U.S. Supreme Court is set to hear arguments on Tuesday for yet another case challenging the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act.
If the Affordable Care Act is struck down, at least 1 million New Yorkers could lose their health insurance.
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