public health

What It Means When A City Records No New COVID-19 Deaths

What It Means When A City Records No New COVID-19 Deaths

On Wednesday, for the first time since March 12, NYC reported no new deaths from COVID-19. To put that number into perspective, during the peak in mid-April, NYC reported an average of 500 deaths a day. This is encouraging news, and worth celebrating. Preventative measures—closing businesses, the public adopting physical…

How To Protest During A Pandemic

How To Protest During A Pandemic

Avoiding large gatherings is part of how we’ve tried to stay safe for the past few months, but protests have something in common with hospital services and (apparently) takeout margaritas: They’re essential to our well-being as a society.

Take These Precautions Before Going To A Restaurant

Take These Precautions Before Going To A Restaurant

Just because restaurants are opening up again doesn’t mean it is safe to go. Reopening restaurants during a pandemic is a new situation, and as with all things COVID-19, we are learning as we go. Before you make your dinner reservations, here are some risk factors and precautionary measures you…