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Hundreds of COVID-19 patients who received inpatient or outpatient care at Downstate to receive specialized follow-up services

SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University–University Hospital of Brooklyn has established a dedicated outpatient clinic for the ongoing care of discharged patients following inpatient and outpatient treatment at SUNY Downstate for COVID-19.

COVID-19 testing: Where to go in upper Manhattan

The following sites are currently offering COVID-19 testing.

Be more vocal about asthma

Dr. Deas discusses the dangers of asthma.

State expands COVID-19 testing in communities of color

Amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. Andrew Cuomo has launched a new initiative to expand access to testing in low-income communities and communities of color.

Lab, NYC Health + Hospitals partner to bring COVID antibody testing to NYC

BioReference Laboratories, Inc., an OPKO Health company (NASDAQ:OPK), today announced the launch of COVID-19 antibody screening available to New York City residents in partnership with New York City Health and Hospital Corporation (NYC Health + Hospitals).

Beware of bogus COVID-19 test kits sold online

It is illegal to sell COVID-19 test kits unless they have been approved by the FDA.

‘Fighting for you,’ a home health hero for National Nurses Week

This week marks National Nurses Week (May 6-12), a time to recognize the men and women who have dedicated their lives to the field of nursing.

NYC children hospitalized with disease possibly linked to coronavirus, DOH says

Doctors in New York City are facing new concerns as at least 15 children have been hospitalized with a rare disease that could be linked to COVID-19.

3 things to know about asthma

More than 25 million Americans suffer from asthma, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Health Interview Survey.

4 ways to help nurses during the coronavirus pandemic

America’s nurses are on the front lines of the fight against coronavirus, providing safe, quality, compassionate and nondiscriminatory care to those they serve, many of whom are doing so at significant risk to their own well-being.

City, state launching COVID-19 testing in NYCHA developments

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a plan Wednesday for free COVID-19 testing in six NYCHA developments, starting Friday.

Clinical trial tests efficacy of anti-inflammatory drug to treat COVID-19

A new clinical trial seeks to determine whether the common anti-inflammatory medication Colchicine can help decrease the progression of disease in patients diagnosed with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).

COVID-19 continues to disproportionately affect African Americans in NJ

African Americans continue to be disproportionately affected by the coronavirus pandemic in New Jersey

COMMENTARY: The political and healthcare system is broken and corrupt in America

In order for the 2020 pandemic to end in America, the entire country must be shutdown in every state and the president must place large-scale orders for masks, protective equipment, critical hospital equipment, ventilators and community leaders educating their constituents.

Reports suggest many have had coronavirus with no symptoms

A flood of new research suggests that far more people have had the coronavirus without any symptoms, fueling hope that it will turn out to be much less lethal than originally feared.

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