Below you will find links to information and resources provided by the City of New York as we continue to fight against the spread of COVID-19 and the ripple effects it has had on our economy.
ALL New Yorkers are now encouraged to get tested for COVID-19 at one of more than 200 testing sites across the city. Find a testing site near you at www.nyc.gov/covidtest. If you test positive, you will be contacted by a Contact Tracer who will help you develop a care plan. Please answer the call! Learn more at http://testandtrace.nyc.
Reopening NYC Businesses:
NYC.gov/nycbusiness provides information and guidelines for businesses reopening in NYC. Translations of the phase one safety plan and guidelines for construction, manufacturing, retail and wholesale trade, and more are available.
New DCWP COVID-19 Hub:
NYC.gov/DCWPAlerts provides information and translated resources on scams, funeral planning tips, debt collection cease communications, student loans, free tax prep, license expiration and renewal dates, price gouging, and more.
For New Yorkers with symptoms or questions about COVID-19, connect to a medical provider free of charge from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. by calling 1-844-NYC-4NYC.
Fact Sheet: Pediatric Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome
TLC Driver Resource Center:
Legal, Financial and other Services to Hard-Hit Drivers can be found at https://portal.driverresourcecenter.tlc.nyc.gov
NYC LGBTQ COVID guide:
This mobile-accessible website contains nearly 100 listings of LGBTQ+ affirming services still available citywide, including food programs, legal services, health resources & more. Visit nyc.gov/lgbtqcovid to access these resources.
STOP THE SPREAD OF COVID-19! Learn how to take care of yourself and others at home by visiting https://www1.nyc.gov/assets/doh/downloads/pdf/imm/health-disparities-flyer
NYC Health + Hospitals (H+H) is making hotel rooms available for New Yorkers who may need to self-isolate because they have COVID-19 or COVID-19 like symptoms, but their homes do not allow for them to stay six feet away from others, or they live with someone who is vulnerable. Learn more by visiting this link.
New York City Department of Probation:
One week of free groceries are available to all New Yorkers in five boroughs at the Neighborhood Opportunity Network (NeON) Nutrition Kitchens, in partnership with the Food Bank of NYC and the NYC Young Men’s Initiative (YMI). Visit https://www1.nyc.gov/site/neon/programs/nutrition-kitchen.page for more information.
Job opportunities related to COVID-19 can be found at fphnyc.org/about/careers/
Pet owners impact by COVID-19:
Call the Pet Hotline at 1-877-204-8821, available from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m, 7 days a week.
For Student Loan Debt Tips During COVID-19, please visit https://www1.nyc.gov/site/dca/consumers/Student-Loan-Debt-Tips-During-COVID19.page
FAQ for Pandemic Unemployment Benefits can be found at access.nyc.gov/faq-for-pandemic-unemployment-benefits/
To confidentially self-report COVID19 status and symptoms, please visit nyc.gov/cv19engagementportal
11,000 hotel rooms to help New Yorkers Quarantine:
If you’re a healthcare worker and need a hotel nycgov/covid19hotel
Free meals are available to every New Yorker at over 400 locations:
Text ‘NYC FOOD’ or ‘NYC COMIDA’ to 877-877 for more information, and visit schools.nyc.gov/freemeals
Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs Hotline:
If you have questions about immigration or how to access City services during the #COVID19 crisis call the hotline at 212-788-7654 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday to Friday, or email AskMOIA@cityhall.nyc.gov.
If you would like to volunteer, donate or partner with NYC during its COVID-19 relief efforts, please visit nyc.gov/helpnow.
Services for Domestic and Gender-Based Violence Survivors:
For services visit nyc.gov/nychope, or call NYC’s 24-hour hotline at 1800-621-HOPE or call 911 for emergencies. More resources can be found at https://www1.nyc.gov/site/ocdv/get-help/resources-for-survivors-during-covid-19.page
Freelancers in NYC:
If you’re facing nonpayment issues, file a complaint by visiting https://on.nyc.gov/34hE22g
If you think a store excessively increased the price of items needed to prevent or limit the spread of or treat COVID19 you can file a complaint at http://on.nyc.gov/overcharge, or call 311 and say “overcharge.”
New webpage full of resources for New Yorkers with Disabilities during COVID-19:
For information on Food/Supply Delivery, Social Security/Medicaid Benefits, Home Healthcare Services and more, please visit https://www1.nyc.gov/site/mopd/resources/covid-19-resources-for-people-with-disabilities.page
If you would like to donate money, medical supplies or Personal Protective Equipment for front line workers, please visit https://www1.nyc.gov/site/helpnownyc/give-help/donate.page
To access SNAP online ordering, please visit https://www1.nyc.gov/site/hra/help/snap-online-shopping.page
For COVID-19 Resources for NYCHA residents, please visit http://on.nyc.gov/nycha-covid-19-resources
NYC Food Delivery Driver Portal:
The City of New York is hiring licensed TLC drivers to deliver food to New Yorkers in need during the COVID-19 crisis. Learn more or sign up by visiting https://cv19engagementportal.cityofnewyork.us/#/display/5e7634997ad67502161607c2