Largest Ever Investment Will Grow New York Healthcare Workforce by 20 Percent Over Five Years Invests $4 Billion in Wages and Bonuses, Including $3,000 Retention Payments to Full-Time Healthcare Workers Retains, Rebuilds, and Grows Healthcare Workforce Through ​Wages, Bonuses, Cost of Living Adjustments, Strengthened Career Pipeline, Expanded Access to Training and EducationContinue Reading

LiveOnNY Lower Manhattan Cityscape /PRNewswire/LiveOnNY, the federally designated organ procurement organization (OPO) for the New York City metropolitan area, Nassau, Suffolk and Westchester counties, and the lower Hudson Valley, saw a new all-time high record surpassed this December, for the amount of organs transplanted in 2021. The organization transplanted over 1,000 organs thanks to the support of the NewContinue Reading

As New York Battles Winter Surge, Governor Unveils Targeted Plan to Protect Vulnerable New Yorkers, Save Lives, and Support Critical Industries      Builds on Ongoing Efforts Including Distribution of Millions of Test Kits, Actions to Boost Hospital Capacity and Address Staffing Shortages, and Ongoing Vaccination and Booster Outreach Governor KathyContinue Reading

Executive Order 8 Directed Department of VA to Transmit Records; Allows Courageous Vets to Seamlessly Prove Vaccination Status and Access Services that Require it   Governor Kathy Hochul today announced that the Excelsior Pass and Excelsior Pass Plus are now available to all military veterans who received their shots at a U.S. DepartmentContinue Reading

Photo: Jonathan Blanc / NYPL Community rooms at 16 branches of Brooklyn Public Library, New York Public Library, and Queens Public Library will be used by the City on select Saturdays over the next three months to provide pediatric Pfizer vaccinations Sixteen branches of Brooklyn Public Library, New York PublicContinue Reading

Masks Now Required in All Indoor Public Places Unless Businesses or Venues Implement a Vaccine Requirement See Frequently Asked Questions Regarding the New Requirements Here See Mask and Vaccine Posters Available for Businesses Here and Here Read Health Commissioner’s Determination Here Governor Kathy Hochul today announced that the mask protocol for all indoor public places announced Friday is nowContinue Reading

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Photo by Vlada Karpovich on Vaccine proof for indoor dining, fitness, and entertainment required for children aged 5-11 Program now requires two vaccine doses for New Yorkers over age 12, up from one Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced major expansions to the “Key to NYC” program, the first-in-nationContinue Reading