Gracias a la Ley de Libertad de Información, City Limits obtuvo datos del Departamento de Salud e Higiene Mental de la ciudad de Nueva York sobre las muertes semanales por COVID-19 desde marzo de 2020 hasta finales de julio de 2022, lo que ofrece un análisis detallado de las víctimas por raza/etnicidad para cada semana durante el comienzo de la crisis.
“Though outdoors strategies are a great and necessary option, there remains a serious need for innovation and creativity to generate excellent air quality in spaces that are enclosed, covered, or conventionally ‘indoors’ and hold more than groups of 10. From elevators to heated tents, indoor air quality will be a significant factor in our society’s health care.”
Through Freedom of Information Law requests, City Limits obtained data from the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene for weekly COVID-19 deaths from March 2020 to the end of July of 2022, offering a breakdown of fatalities by race/ethnicity for each week of the early crisis.
City Limits utilizó la Ley de Libertad de Información (Freedom of Information Law o FOIL por sus siglas en inglés) para obtener datos del Departamento de Salud e Higiene Mental de la ciudad de Nueva York sobre las muertes semanales de COVID-19 por raza/etnia desde septiembre de 2020 -cuando acababa de pasar la primera oleada- hasta finales de julio de 2022.
City Limits used the Freedom of Information Law to obtain data from the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene on weekly COVID-19 deaths by race/ethnicity from September 2020—after the first wave had just passed—to the end of July of 2022.
When COVID-19 hit, policymakers saw an opportunity: The city had interconnected affordable housing and homelessness crises; the city also had hundreds of empty hotels hemorrhaging cash. But a year after the state passed a law funding the conversion of hotels to affordable housing, not a single one has happened. The experience of the Paramount Hotel on West 46th Street illustrates why.
In November 2020, after months of pandemic-induced school closures and remote learning, Legal Aid and the law firm Milbank filed a lawsuit on behalf of three families with children in shelter that accused the city of violating their state constitutional right to a “sound basic education.”
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Black, Hispanic and Asian children in the city are around three times more likely to have lost a parent or caregiver compared to their white peers, a new analysis reveals.
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