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New York City is readying 1,200 hotel rooms with laundry service and meals as part of the city's coronavirus testing and tracing efforts
New York City is set to hire 1,000 contact tracers in May, disease detectives who'll be...New York City is set to hire 1,000 contact tracers in May, disease detectives who'll be tasked with tracking down the city's coronavirus infections, and warning people when they might've been exposed to COVID-19. City councilman Mark Levine told Business Insider that such a system is essential to reopening the city, "because otherwise you can't really have confidence that people you see around you...
New York City public school teachers describe being unprepared and overwhelmed as the coronavirus forces schools to shut down
Schools around the country have been closed in response to the spread of COVID-19, the disease...Schools around the country have been closed in response to the spread of COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus. New York, the state hardest-hit by the coronavirus spread, abruptly closed schools on March 18 in what was initially for two weeks. On April 11, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that schools in the city would be shut for the remainder of the...