Resources & information for New Yorkers about the novel coronavirus


There is a constant stream of new information about how the coronavirus is impacting our lives, and it can be hard to keep up. Our goal is to provide information, helpful resources, and positive news to help New Yorkers deal during this challenging time.

important updates

Five regions — Central New York, Finger Lakes, Mohawk Valley, North Country and Southern Tier have been cleared by experts to enter
Phase 3 of reopening.

Capital Region, Long Island, Mid-Hudson, and Western New York are in Phase 2, while New York City entered Phase 1 on June 8th.

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The Deadline to Submit Absentee Ballots is Now June 23rd - Vote!

June 10, 2020

To be counted, primary ballots must be postmarked by June 23rd. A previously issued Executive Order allows all New Yorkers to vote absentee in the June 23rd primary elections and ensures every New Yorker registered to vote receives a postage-paid absentee ballot application in the mail.

New York to Allow Limited Outdoor Graduations Starting June 26

June 7, 2020

New York state will allow schools and colleges to hold limited outdoor graduations starting later this month, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Sunday.

“We’re going to allow socially distanced graduations outdoors with up to 150 people total beginning June 26," Cuomo said during his daily press briefing Sunday. 

The announcement is subject to change if there are any coronavirus outbreaks or other significant changes.

MTA Resumes Weekday Service; Overnight 4 Hr. Closures Continue 

June 5, 2020

MTA leadership released its 13-point plan Friday June 5th, outlining the steps the transit agency plans to implement as New York City enters Phase I of the state's reopening process on June 8. The updated service schedule will not include the return of 24-hour service. The subways will continue to close down each night between 1 and 5 a.m.

NYC in Need of Supplies

Governor Cuomo is asking all PPE product providers to sell to the state any products that aren't essential or currently being unused. Call or e-mail

Blood Donors Needed

If you are healthy and able, NYC is in desperate need of blood and platelet donors.

Volunteers Needed at the Isaacs Center

For those looking to volunteer on the Upper East Side, the Isaacs Center is seeking people to help distribute meals to seniors.

Find Neighbors in Need of Assistance

Neighborhood social networking app Nextdoor has introduced two new features, Help Maps and Groups, to give people a way to better support those nearby. 

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About us

This site is a collection of resources made for New Yorkers seeking information during the COVID-19 pandemic.


This site is run by volunteers and is not affiliated with any local, state, or federal government agency. This site does not provide medical advice. It is intended for informational purposes only. It is not a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Never ignore professional medical advice in seeking treatment because of something you have read on this site. 

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