Keyword: Disease Control and Prevention
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Justice is a big word, which can sometimes feel watered down without the actionable steps to actually raise equity. At Lehman College, a new cohort of students has joined forces with celebrity chefs, educators and the campus administration to tackle justice — in the world of food and nutrition. more
Even with the omicron variant continuing to spread and administrations about to change, students who attend New York City public schools should still plan to return back to physical campus come Monday. more
West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin may have surprised the White House with his decision Sunday to no longer back President Joe Biden's Build Back Better plan. But one lawmaker who wasn't? U.S. Rep. Jamaal Bowman. more
Mayor Bill de Blasio is certainly leaving his mark as he packs up Gracie Mansion. Beginning just after Christmas, anyone who wants to collect a paycheck in New York City will have to be vaccinated. more
New York City has, by far, the lowest coronavirus infection rates in the state. But even that achievement could soon be challenged by the omicron variant — first seen earlier this month in Botswana, and quickly spreading through Africa — and Gov. Kathy Hochul says she wants to make sure New York is ready. more
It’s the end of yet another year, and while most of New York City is back in business, there is still a lot of reading going on. more
The leaves are changing color, and with that we change seasons. That typically signifies new beginnings, but even with coronavirus infection rates falling across the city, there are still fears another surge could be on the horizon. more
One of the Bronx’s largest cultural institutions, the Lehman Center for the Performing Arts, reopened this month after a 19-month hiatus in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. more
How can religious people come together and celebrate during a global pandemic? That’s a question Jewish communities all over the world are wrestling with for the second straight year as the High Holy Days of Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur approach. And the Jewish community in this part of the Bronx is no exception. more
Time’s up! The eviction moratorium has expired. After the U.S. Supreme Court ruled against the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s federal eviction moratorium, it’s now up to states like New York to help keep tenants financially affected by the coronavirus pandemic in their homes. more
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