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Staying Alive

NYC Has Left People With Long COVID Behind

Living with long COVID in NYC means living an increasingly lonely existence.

CityMD Will Back Down on COVID-Test Billing, Attorney General Says

A letter from the New York Attorney General's office says the medical clinic chain will stop hounding people who received COVID tests for payment, and will reimburse those who have already paid.

January 19, 2023

‘We Want More Than Just Empty Promises’: Why Montefiore Nurses Are Preparing to Strike

Nurses say they are burned out, and patient care is suffering. Hospital management says they are unable to "operationalize" the nurse's requests.

East Village’s Beloved Essex Card Shop Reopens After Devastating Fire

The store, like its owners, has shown serious resiliency.

September 15, 2022

‘I Can’t Afford to Give Up Hope’: NYC Enters the Post-Roe Era

"We have to imagine a better future for everyone."

June 25, 2022

Dr. Jay Varma: ‘What Discourages Me the Most is the Lack of Political Will’

The former COVID advisor to Mayor Bill de Blasio talks about what the City should be doing right now, and what to make of getting COVID three times a year.

May 19, 2022

Baby Formula Shortage: The Latest NYC Pandemic Parenting Nightmare

Parents and childcare workers are stepping up to distribute extra food to people who need it.

May 18, 2022