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How New Yorkers Can Get Free At-Home Covid Tests and N95 Masks

How New Yorkers Can Get Free At-Home Covid Tests and N95 Masks

The federal government has offered a new way to combat the spread of the virus: providing free Covid testing kits and N95 masks. But how accessible are they, and how can we get them? 

Weekly Update on Current Bushwick Covid Numbers, as of Jan. 12

Weekly Update on Current Bushwick Covid Numbers, as of Jan. 12

Information on positive Covid cases, hospitalizations and deaths in Bushwick and all of New York City.

Amid the Recent Increase in Omicron Covid Cases, Freelancers Are Struggling To Stay Afloat

Amid the Recent Increase in Omicron Covid Cases, Freelancers Are Struggling To Stay Afloat

The rise of gig work cancellations caused by the hike of Omicron Covid cases is reminding local freelancers of March 2020.

How to Apply to New York’s New Covid Homeowner Assistance Fund

How to Apply to New York’s New Covid Homeowner Assistance Fund

Information on the state’s new Homeowner Assistance Fund, including details on who is eligible, how to apply and what documents you may need.

An Update on Current Bushwick Covid Numbers, as of Jan. 3

An Update on Current Bushwick Covid Numbers, as of Jan. 3

Information on positive Covid cases, hospitalizations and deaths in Bushwick and all of New York City.

As Omicron Spreads Throughout New York, Here are the Current Bushwick COVID Numbers

As Omicron Spreads Throughout New York, Here are the Current Bushwick COVID Numbers

Testing lines and closures may remind you of spring 2020, but COVID hospitalizations and deaths remain comparatively low.

Where to Get a COVID Test in Bushwick

Where to Get a COVID Test in Bushwick

Information on where to get a COVID test, what tests are available, how much they cost, if you need an appointment and more.

Where To Get a COVID Booster Shot in Bushwick

Where To Get a COVID Booster Shot in Bushwick

All adults living in New York are eligible to receive a free COVID-19 booster shot, administered in local health clinics, pop-up vans, pharmacies and elsewhere.

How Many Covid Cases Have Been Reported in Bushwick Schools?

How Many Covid Cases Have Been Reported in Bushwick Schools?

In-school testing results show a shockingly low number of positive COVID cases in Bushwick schools, but there are questions about testing.

Five COVID-Conscious Indoor Activities for Fall

Five COVID-Conscious Indoor Activities for Fall

Safely get through the coming fall with billiards, karaoke, ceramics, flower arrangement and more.

Bushwick Bakery Rebounds From COVID and a Recent Fire To Become One of the ‘Hottest Restaurants in Bushwick’

Bushwick Bakery Rebounds From COVID and a Recent Fire To Become One of the ‘Hottest Restaurants in Bushwick’

The neighborhood eatery has kept its doors open throughout the pandemic and attracted more customers than ever.

With New Editor-in-Chief and Staff, Bushwick Daily Is Expanding to Help Our Neighborhood Emerge From COVID

With New Editor-in-Chief and Staff, Bushwick Daily Is Expanding to Help Our Neighborhood Emerge From COVID

Bushwick Daily becomes Indiegraf’s first American investment, which will fund the growth of community-engaged local news in New York.

COVID Forces Comedy To Go Outside

COVID Forces Comedy To Go Outside

Bars Turn To Hibernation As Industry Struggles With Cuomo’s Changing COVID Directives

Bars Turn To Hibernation As Industry Struggles With Cuomo’s Changing COVID Directives

Neighborhood stalwarts like Pearl’s, Old Stanley’s and 3 Diamond Door are calling it quits for now, while several others circulate an open letter to Cuomo.

COVID-19 “Vaccine Hub” Opens In Bushwick

COVID-19 “Vaccine Hub” Opens In Bushwick

Eligible New Yorkers can be vaccinated at the Bushwick Educational Campus.

COVID-19 Restrictions Made Closing Our Brooklyn Restaurant the Only Option

COVID-19 Restrictions Made Closing Our Brooklyn Restaurant the Only Option

191 Knickerbocker ends with Chapter 7 bankruptcy

Voices of Bushwick: Community Members Reflect on Covid-19 Crisis

Voices of Bushwick: Community Members Reflect on Covid-19 Crisis

As New York braces for a second wave of coronavirus, Bushwick’s essential workers, small business owners and artists reflect on their experiences and lessons learned.

NYC Suspended 64 Liquor Licenses for COVID-Related Violations in July

NYC Suspended 64 Liquor Licenses for COVID-Related Violations in July

Regulators and police crack down on unsafe, illegal social gatherings as the state flattens the curve.

Are You a New Yorker Who’s Lost Income? Apply to the COVID Rent Relief Program—and Quickly.

Are You a New Yorker Who’s Lost Income? Apply to the COVID Rent Relief Program—and Quickly.

The deadline is July 30. Here’s how to submit an application.

Senate Candidate Accused of Attempting to ‘Scam the Elderly’ in Unauthorized COVID Testing Event

Senate Candidate Accused of Attempting to ‘Scam the Elderly’ in Unauthorized COVID Testing Event

“They are taking advantage of my elderly residents”: Tenant Association President Bars State Senate Candidate Andy Marte (left) and District Leader Tommy Torres (right) from NYCHA Grounds.

Community Board 4 Meetings Go Digital As COVID-19 Restrictions Continue

Community Board 4 Meetings Go Digital As COVID-19 Restrictions Continue

Op-Ed: Covid-19 Has Disrupted Students’ Education, but We Cannot Drop the Ball Further

Op-Ed: Covid-19 Has Disrupted Students’ Education, but We Cannot Drop the Ball Further

Tai Abrams is the founder of AdmissionSquad and the best-selling author of “Who Am I? An A-Z Career Guide for Teens.”

City Organization ‘In It Together NYC’ Working to Combat Food Insecurity During COVID19

City Organization ‘In It Together NYC’ Working to Combat Food Insecurity During COVID19

A city-wide grassroots, volunteer effort called In It Together NYC, is tackling food insecurity to ensure New Yorkers don’t go hungry during COVID-19 pandemic.

Public Advocate Calls For Oversight and Data Protections in COVID-19 Contact Tracing Program

Public Advocate Calls For Oversight and Data Protections in COVID-19 Contact Tracing Program

Williams sent letters to both Mayor de Blasio and Gov Cuomo citing both the “strong public health potential of contact tracing programs and the inherent risks associated with of private information”

Helping COVID-19 Frontline Workers Through Art

Helping COVID-19 Frontline Workers Through Art

A fine art rental subscription company called Curina has launched a COVID-19 benefit project and will donate 100% of its sale commission to delivering PPE

1 in 5 NYC Residents Tested Positive for COVID-19 Antibodies in Preliminary Statewide Study Results

1 in 5 NYC Residents Tested Positive for COVID-19 Antibodies in Preliminary Statewide Study Results

“Testing is going to be a major operation that happens from now until the situation is over. It’s new, it’s technical, it’s complex”

National Grid Halts Brooklyn Pipeline Over COVID-19 Pandemic

National Grid Halts Brooklyn Pipeline Over COVID-19 Pandemic

National Grid workers had been working ‘in close proximity to each other’ for a week after non-essential workers were ordered home

Resource Guide for Artists and Freelancers During the COVID19 Crisis [Updated]

Resource Guide for Artists and Freelancers During the COVID19 Crisis [Updated]

Pressure Mounts on DEC, Gov. Hochul to Deny Permit for Fracked Gas Vaporizers in Greenpoint

Pressure Mounts on DEC, Gov. Hochul to Deny Permit for Fracked Gas Vaporizers in Greenpoint

The fight against the fracked gas vaporizers is the latest hurdle in an ongoing battle that local activists and residents have been waging against National Grid for years.

Have a Primal Urge To See Things Fly Through the Air? Join Bushwick’s First Catapult Club at 101 Wilson Bar

Have a Primal Urge To See Things Fly Through the Air? Join Bushwick’s First Catapult Club at 101 Wilson Bar

All are welcome to join Bushwick’s first-ever trebuchet building and launch competition.

Calling All Parents! Here’s a List of (Mostly Free) After School Activities For Bushwick Kids

Calling All Parents! Here’s a List of (Mostly Free) After School Activities For Bushwick Kids

Looking to get your children involved in extracurricular activities? Need somewhere for them to be while you’re at work?

Time For a Fresh Look? Here’s Where to Get a Haircut in Bushwick

Time For a Fresh Look? Here’s Where to Get a Haircut in Bushwick

If you’re in search of a haircut in Bushwick, look no further. Here are some local spots that will keep you stylin’.

Conversations with Neighbors: Your Bushwick Bartenders

Conversations with Neighbors: Your Bushwick Bartenders

Laynie Bell of Birdy’s and Bruno Coviello of Happy Fun Hideaway open up about life as a bartender in Bushwick, working throughout the pandemic, tipping, customer interactions and more.

In Need of a Free Dinner? Casa Ora Is Inviting You To Pull Up a Chair

In Need of a Free Dinner? Casa Ora Is Inviting You To Pull Up a Chair

For the remainder of January, and possibly the rest of winter, Casa Ora is offering free meals to those who say they need them.

What Will Change in Bushwick This Year? Local Elected Officials Outline Goals for 2022

What Will Change in Bushwick This Year? Local Elected Officials Outline Goals for 2022

Discussing housing, healthcare, employment, maternal health and more with Maritza Davila, Erik Dilan, Jennifer Gutiérrez, Sandy Nurse, Antonio Reynoso and Julia Salazar.

Bushwick-Area Small Biz Owners Frustrated With Police Response to Break-ins During the Pandemic

Bushwick-Area Small Biz Owners Frustrated With Police Response to Break-ins During the Pandemic

The time it takes investigators to arrive is more costly than if the establishment were to reopen without reporting the crime, said one local business owner.