A literal show of thanks has appeared outside what’s become the epicenter of the COVID-19 outbreak at Elmhurst Hospital in Queens.
Three weeks ago, Vincent LeVien’s day-to-day activities looked much different than they do right now. Taking a phone call from the streets of New York City with sirens blaring in the distance, on a Friday afternoon he is already in the thick of delivering personal protective equipment (PPE) to doctors, nurses, FDNY, EMS and police forces across the New York metropolitan area.
United States Navy personnel are coming to come to the aid of their fellow Americans aboard two floating hospitals that have docked on both coasts.
There’s been no shortage of issues on which New York’s governor and cardinal have clashed, but in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic they find themselves united – with the cardinal hoping this crisis leads to newfound respect for the value of all human life.
Mount Sinai Hospital and its Icahn School of Medicine are on the frontlines in a race to defeat the coronavirus outbreak.
Usually On St. Patrick’s Day, the bells ringing from St. Patrick’s Cathedral in Manhattan are heard by more than 100,000 marchers and at least a million spectators along one and a half miles of Fifth Ave. But for the first time in more than 250 years, the annual parade was postponed amidst concerns of COVID-19.
The Superintendent of Catholic Schools in the Archdiocese of New York, Michael J. Deegan, has announced that the archdiocese will close all elementary schools, effective Monday, March 16 until Friday, March 20.
On International Women’s Day, March 8, 11 women and men gathered across the street from the United Nations to stand for equal rights — and rites — in the Catholic Church.
In a sign of solidarity with the Jewish community of New York, local religious leaders — including some from the Diocese of Brooklyn — have issued a statement condemning the spate of anti-Semitic attacks that hit the New York City area late last year during Hanukkah.
Emptied restaurants and storefronts. People wearing N-95 protective masks, covering their faces, hurriedly walking through the barren streets. These are common sights nowadays in New York’s multiple Chinatowns throughout Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Queens.