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MAY 20, 2020

HEALTH NEWS

AND COVID-19

COVID-19 UPDATES

Gov. Cuomo Announces NYS has Doubled Testing Capacity to Reach 40,000 Per Day, and Encourages Eligible New Yorkers to Get Tested for COVID-19

NY.gov

Coronavirus Live Updates: All 50 States Have Begun to Reopen to Some Degree

The New York Times

Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children and Adolescents Temporally Related to COVID-19

World Health Organization

Shutdown Ends in 70% of NY Regions; Infection Spread Still High in Some NYC Neighborhoods

NBC New York

 

The region is starting to reopen, but NYC is still weeks away.

The New York Times

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STAYING HEALTHY AND MANAGING ANXIETY

What We Know About Your Chances of Catching the Virus Outdoors

The New York Times

Coping With Anxiety During the COVID-19 Pandemic

CBS Chicago

Tips for Staying Healthy at Home During the COVID-19 Pandemic

AM New York

Manage Anxiety and Stress

CDC

Mental Health Support New Yorkers Can Access While Staying Home
ThriveNYC

Taking Care of Your Behavioral Health
SAMHSA

TELEMEDICINE AT HRHCARE

Telemedicine visits are available evenings and weekends, and can be a regular phone call or a video chat. Appointments with your regular doctor are available. New patients welcome. Please note that all our sites are open! We are here for you and will help you get the care you need.

For an appointment, click here, text “telemed” to 21000, or call (844) 474-2273.

Telemedicine FAQ

COVID-19 TESTING AT HRHCARE

We are testing for COVID-19 at most of our health center sites. Due to state restrictions on COVID-19 testing, all COVID-19 tests are by appointment.

For more information on making an appointment, and which sites also offer drive-through or walk-up testing click Here

PARENTS AND KIDS

Burnt Out on Homeschooling?

The New York Times

What Parents Should Know as States Reopen

The New York Times

How I’m Managing Anxiety and Parenting During COVID-19

Yahoo News

Can You Explain COVID-19 Herd Immunity to Your Kids?

Psychology Today

The Extra Burden for Parents of Children With Special Needs

The New York Times

COVID-19 news and resources for parents and young people with disabilities

INCLUDEnyc

For Parents: Manage Anxiety & Stress
CDC

For information on Schools, School Lunch/Meals, Academic Supports, Children with Disability, and Region-Specific resources, please see our Resource Section

UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS, STIMULUS CHECKS, AND MORE

How to Apply for Benefits if You’ve Lost Worked Due to the Coronavirus Outbreak
Business Insider

Check on the Status of Your Stimulus Payment
IRS – Get My Payment

US Department of Labor Coronavirus Resources
US Department of Labor

How to Navigate Unemployment Benefits During COVID-19
The City

New York State Unemployment Insurance
Department of Labor of New York

COMMUNITY RESOURCES

Please note: these links will take you to our Community Resources, available by region

Funeral Guidance and COVID-19
CDC
NYC.gov Funeral & Burial Guidance

COVID-19 FACTS

Coronavirus Q&A, including the big 3: When will it end, How can I help, How can I get help?
The New York Times

How it Spreads, How to Protect Yourself, COVID-19 and Children, and more
CDC 

COVID-19: Myth vs. Fact
Johns Hopkins Medicine

From Flattening the Curve to Pandemic: A Coronavirus Glossary
The New York Times

People at Higher Risk: Older adults, Asthma, HIV, Pregnant Women and Breastfeeding
CDC

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TRAVEL

Travel Advisories
US State Department

Travel: Frequently Asked Questions and Answers
CDC

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