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COVID-19 City Hall Announcements 7/7/2020


The Get Tested Day of Action is Weds. July 8. Join us to Stop the Spread and#FightCOVIDNYC!


 Get a FREE COVID-19 test

 Help get the word out and STOP the spread.

 Find out more at http://TestandTrace.NYC or nyc.gov/covidtest


Retweet to spread the word: https://twitter.com/nycgov/status/1280177185714814979?s=21

See below for more updates from City Hall.


Here’s what you’ll find:


o Share Resources and Announcements

o Reopening Childcare

o Broadband for NYCHA and Low-income Communities

o Get Tested! Day of Action

o Daily Indicators

o Additional Resources


SHARE RESOURCES AND ANNOUNCEMENTS


 For Immediate Release: New York City to Hold Virtual Events in Honor of the 30th Anniversary

of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

o Full Release: https://on.nyc.gov/2CaLqm2

o Share the news: https://twitter.com/NYCDisabilities/status/1280230794972233730

 Open Restaurants Accessibility Requirements

o As NYC continues to re-open post-COVID19 and restaurants expand outdoor seating to

accommodate social distancing, we cannot forget about accessibility. The Mayor's Office

for People with Disabilities has created requirements for maintaining physical

accessibility for outdoor dining. 


o Read Open Restaurants Accessibility Requirements:


https://www1.nyc.gov/assets/mopd/downloads/pdf/Open-Restaurant-Accessibility.pdf


o Share on Twitter: https://twitter.com/NYCDisabilities/status/1280498568600727554


 The Staten Island Ferry's normal rush hour service is back!

o All aboard every 15 or 20 minutes during rush hour

o Share :https://twitter.com/NYCMayorsOffice/status/1280207385559273480


 Do you own a Personal Care business?


o Join our virtual resource fair on Friday, July 10th to learn everything you need to know

about reopening your business!


o Learn more & RSVP: http://smallbizbeautyconvo.eventbrite.com


o Share the event: https://twitter.com/NYC_SBS/status/1280487845644447749


 As part of Phase 3, the following businesses can reopen in NYC:


o Nail Specialty,Tattoo and Piercing Facilities, Cosmetology, Massage Therapy, Spas,

Ultraviolet (UV) and Non-UV Tanning, Waxing


o Read What Workers Need to Know at http://nyc.gov/workers


o Share the resourcehttps://twitter.com/NYCDCA/status/1280124672584056838


NYC’s health care workers have been on the front lines fighting to protect us from

COVID19.


Let's do our part to give back. Take 5 minutes to fill out the census, which we need to

have our healthcare system fully funded for the next decade.


http://My2020census.gov


Share widely: https://twitter.com/NYCImmigrants/status/1280241388836261888


REOPENING CHILDCARE


 Today: NYC Board of Health voting on allowing 3,000 childcare centers to reopen on 7/13

 Strict State Requirements:

o No more than 15 children per room, social distancing

o Face coverings for staff and children

o Daily health screenings

o Frequent cleanings and disinfection

o Limited sharing of items including toys


 DOHMH will inspect programs to verify compliance

BROADBAND FOR NYCHA & LOW-INCOME COMMUNITIES


 $157M investment for high-speed internet, including $87M redirected from NYPD budget

 Reach 600,000 underserved NYers, including 200,000 in NYCHA

 New, lower-cost $15/month internet service

 Work with M/WBEs, nonprofits to invest in low-income communities

 Train and employ 100+ adults and youth

 NEW State legislation to let NYC charge private internet utilities to use City streets and use revenue to pay for service in low-income neighborhoods


GET TESTED!DAY OF ACTION


 Goal: 150,000 New Yorkers tested in a week

 Flyering, social media, emails and phone-banking to hardest-hit communities

o 80 community-based organizations

o 32 City agencies

o Neighborhoods

 Elmhurst, Queens

 Fordham, Bronx

 Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn

 East Harlem, Manhattan

 Clifton, Staten Island


DAILY INDICATORS


 HOSPITAL ADMISSIONS – SUSPECTED COVID-19 CASES

o Threshold: 200

o Today’s report: 58

 H+H ICU OCCUPANTS – SUSPECTED COVID-19 CASES

o Threshold:approx. 400

o Today’s Report: 295

 PERCENT OF NYC RESIDENTS WHO TESTED POSITIVE

o Threshold: approx. 15%

o Today’s report:2 %


ADDITIONAL RESOURCES


 Businesses that may start or expand operations once NYC has clearance to enter into Phase


Two include


o offices, in-store retail, outdoor dining, hair salons and barbershops, real estate,

commercial building management, retail rental, repair and cleaning, and vehicle sales,

leases, and rentals.


o Learn more at https://www1.nyc.gov/site/coronavirus/businesses/businesses-and-

nonprofits.page


 Reopening NYC Businesses


o NYC.gov/nycbusiness provides information and guidelines for businesses reopening in

NYC.Translations of the phase one safety plan and guidelines for construction,

manufacturing, retail and wholesale trade, and more are available.


 New DCWP COVID-19 Hub


o NYC.gov/DCWPAlerts provides information and translated resources on scams, funeral

planning tips, debt collection cease communications, student loans, free tax prep, license

expiration and renewal dates, price gouging, and more.


 For New Yorkers with symptoms or questions about COVID-19, connect to a medical

provider


o free of charge 9am to 9pm

o 1-844-NYC-4NYC

 Fact Sheet: Pediatric Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome

https://www1.nyc.gov/assets/doh/downloads/pdf/imm/covid-19-pmis.pdf

 TLC Launches Resource Center

o Legal, Financial and other Services to Hard Hit Drivers

https://portal.driverresourcecenter.tlc.nyc.gov


 NYC LGBTQ COVID guide.


o This mobile-accessible website contains nearly 100 listings of LGBTQ+ affirming

services still available citywide, including food programs, legal services, health resources

& more.


o Check it out:nyc.gov/lgbtqcovid


 Renters have rights in New York City and we will help you fight for those rights.

o Call 311 if you're having issues. We will provide free legal help regardless of income or mmigration status.

o Spread the word in multiple languages:

https://twitter.com/NYCImmigrants/status/1258467271548252161


 STOP THE SPREAD OF COVID-19! LEARN HOW TO TAKE CARE OF YOURSELF

AND OTHERS AT HOME


o English: https://www1.nyc.gov/assets/doh/downloads/pdf/imm/health-disparities-flyer


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 NYC Health + Hospitals (H+H) is making hotel rooms available for New Yorkers who may

need to self-isolate because they have COVID-19 or COVID-19 like symptoms, but their

homes do not allow for them to stay six feet away from others, or they live with someone

who is vulnerable.


o Download and share the flyer: English | Español | Shqip | االعربية | বাংলা | Français | Kreyòl

Ayisyen |  हिंदी  |  한국어  |  Polski  |  Русский  |  简体中文  |  繁體中文  |  اُردُو


 Get Tested in Your Community


o Find Community testing sites operated by NYC Health + Hospitals near you:


https://www1.nyc.gov/site/coronavirus/resources/covid-testing.page


 New York City Department of Probation:One week of free groceries are available to all New


Yorkers in five boroughs at the Neighborhood Opportunity Network (NeON) Nutrition Kitchens,in partnership with the Food Bank of NYC and the NYC Young Men’s Initiative (YMI)


o https://www1.nyc.gov/site/neon/programs/nutrition-kitchen.page

 COVID-19 Jobs: https://fphnyc.org/about/careers/

 Translated COVID-19 Graphics available on our immigrant resource guide page at

nyc.gov/immigrants/coronavirus


 Pet owner impact by COVID-19

o Call the Pet Hotline at 1-877-204-8821

o 8 a.m. to 8 p.m, 7 days a week

 Student Loan Debt Tips During COVID-19


o https://www1.nyc.gov/site/dca/consumers/Student-Loan-Debt-Tips-During-

COVID19.page


 FAQ for Pandemic Unemployment Benefits


o https://access.nyc.gov/faq-for-pandemic-unemployment-benefits/