The weekly benefit is set to expire July 25, barring a last-minute extension by Congress and Trump. More than 2.7 million people statewide rely on the boost.
Public plan-driven community health centers have seen visits and revenue plunge. But with unemployment spiking, a post-pandemic surge is on tap.
Help — including unemployment insurance benefits — has ramped up across New York. But summer bodes more challenges as many grapple daily with once unimaginable choices, especially as $600 weekly supplement and eviction moratorium go away this summer.