COVID-19 Info and Resources
for the NYC Community



New York City medical and graduate students on a mission to connect New Yorkers with COVID-19 community resources, policy updates, health information and, most importantly, each other.

Key Updates





NEW YORK CITY AND STATE

The NYS Department of Health will institute a universal mask mandate in all schools.

Mayor de Blasio requires proof of COVID-19 vaccination from employees and customers of indoor eateries, gyms and entertainment centers. The order goes into effect August 16 and full enforcement begins September 13.


NATIONWIDE

The FDA has officially approved the Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine.

CDC recommends that people who are moderately to severely immunocompromised receive an additional dose of an mRNA COVID-19 vaccine.

Latest guidelines and updates from the CDC here.

Updated national cases here.

We post new key updates every day, so visit our website daily for the latest info!

For more updates, visit our Policy Updates page.

News & Research




NEW YORK CITY CASES & FATALITIES 
(as of 9/22/21)

1,069,333

Confirmed Cases

34,102

Deaths


While this number will continue to rise, the number of cases is a reflection of our ability to TEST.  Many people with COVID-19 have not been tested, meaning the true number is much higher.


RELIABLE HEALTH NEWS

CDC COVID-19 Latest News
WHO Rolling Updates
Medical News Today: COVID-19 Live Updates
Stat News: Coronavirus Coverage


UP-TO-DATE RESEARCH ON COVID-19

LitCovid Maintained open-resource literature hub. The articles are categorized by topic—overview, disease mechanism, transmission dynamics, treatment, case report and epidemic forecasting—as well as by geographic location for visualization on a world map.

COVID PapersAn updated collection of COVID-19 papers collected by University of California San Francisco.

Yale Literature DatabaseDatabase of COVID-19 literature maintained by Yale Harvey Cushing/John Hay Whitney Medical Library, organized by region, by source, and by topic.
SUMMARIES OF COVID-19 RESEARCH

NYU COVID Literature ReviewsOne-line and one-page summaries of the most recent and relevant COVID-19 research, produced by students, physicians, and scientists at NYU.

Follow @litcovid_nyu on Twitter for research updates.





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