With bills to set emergency protocols and clear public information, Councilmember Lincoln Restler offers a playbook for the next time an orange haze engulfs the city.
City officials monitor our sewage systems for COVID genetic material. How should you interpret the data coming from the five borough’s poop? Here’s your guide.
Can you still get Paxlovid for free? Where did all the COVID testing sites go? And how do you get the new vaccine?
The city’s Correctional Health Services is covering up for the Department of Correction’s “incompetence,” the public defenders say.
The switch to a privatized plan would save the city $600 million a year, but retirees say it’s not what was promised to them.
Complaint to state alleges violations of rule limiting ICU nurses to two patients at a time.
Attorneys for underpaid caretakers argue that New York abandoned its legal obligation to workers by closing cases.
The Department of Health and Mental Hygiene intends to use Target, Amazon and Walgreens gift cards to boost community engagement.
The Adams administration had intended to switch 250,000 retired public-sector workers to a controversial privately run health care plan on Sept. 1.
New York state is asking all Essential Plan, Child Health Plus and Medicaid participants to reapply, after a pandemic paperwork pause. The requirement could lead thousands to lose health insurance.
A settlement between Carecube and the state attorney general ensures refunds for those who paid $100 or more.
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There is no legal right to be cool in New York City as there is with heat in the winter. Still, you can push your landlord to fix your AC — or find a public cooling center.
Which weed dispensaries are officially open? What about legal delivery? Can you grow a plant? And more burning questions about the rollout of recreational consumption in the city.
In the height of summer, more than one in 10 public housing playgrounds currently is closed for repairs.
This year’s budget includes an additional $5 million for opening public school pools for free lessons.
The Adams administration had moved to switch 250,000 public-sector retirees to a controversial, privately run health care plan on September 1.
EMTs and paramedics are suing for better pay, as they hold multiple jobs to make ends meet.
Elected officials, advocates and reporters often wait weeks for news of fatalities.
Here are steps New Yorkers can take to protect themselves, from limiting outdoor exposure to wearing a mask to cleaning air filters.
Officials pledge loans and cost caps, but an angry license-holder calls current practices ‘downright shady.’
The MTA is testing a technology, already in place in other transit systems, that’s been shown to deter suicide attempts.