The city’s Health Department has been monitoring a number of sources for potential communicable diseases outbreaks for more than 20 years. Here are some of the illnesses, other than COVID-19, that have seen recent upticks in New York.
Youth advocates and SYEP participants say cancelling the program this summer will be a financial hit to low-income youth who rely on those jobs.
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Minimizing the negative effects of truck traffic is no easy task, experts say, as the movement of goods is integral to the city’s economy, and is compounded by the rise of home-delivery services like Amazon Prime and FreshDirect.