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Virtual Town Hall Series: NYC Reopens, Part 3: Vaccine Confidence/Vaccine Hesitancy: Finding the Balance to Contain COVID-19 through Vaccination

On Tuesday, June 30th from Noon - 1:15 p.m., join Senator Liz Krueger and Dr. Heidi Larson for the third Virtual Town Hall about Reopening New York City. Part 3 of this series will offer information on the history of vaccine hesitancy, how the public makes decisions about the safety of medical interventions, and the importance of addressing inaccurate information to maximize potential measures to contain COVID-19 through vaccination. Read More

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Info Sessions for Businesses Affected by Looting on 6/23 & 24

Do you have questions about filing claims for looting damages?  The New York State Department of Financial Services is hosting a business information session to answer your questions and give guidance on how to navigate the process of filing claims with New York-regulated insurers.  More info here!  Read More

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Senator Hoylman's Public Education Survey

Sen. Hoylman wants to know how public school families have been managing with remote learning, what concerns parents may have about racial equity and remote learning, and what tools they would like in order to facilitate conversations with their children about race.  Check out the survey here! Read More

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CB5 Statement in Solidarity to Protest Racial Injustice

Over the last two weeks, thousands of people within our community have peacefully gathered in solidarity to protest racial injustice. Manhattan Community Board Five stands with our community to demand meaningful change in the wake of the murders of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor and so many others.  Click here to read the full statement. Read More

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New additons! Take out & Online Shopping in CB5

With new additions, click here to find updated shopping/take-out lists in our district.  Our normally bustling business district has taken a massive hit to protect the population at large.  Still, you can support the restaurants in your neighborhood by ordering take-out and delivery!  Here's a list of resources for all the delicious options in CB5 for dining of every kind.   Plus, do you miss shopping on 5th Avenue?  Here's a list of all the places you can! Read More

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NYC Means Business: Reopen & Stay Safe at Work Guidelines

As the City prepares for phase one of New York City Reopening, the NYC Department of Consumer and Worker Protection (DCWP) in partnership with Small Business Services (SBS)  and the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) have created NYC Means Business: Reopen & Stay Safe at Work palm cards with important guidelines and resources to support workers and businesses through this transition. Read More

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