NYC Health Workers Discouraged Pregnant Women From Getting COVID Vaccines, Defying Guidance
Local and federal health officials have recommended COVID-19 vaccines during pregnancy for months, but women report at least two New York City-run sites aren't following protocol.
Feb 2, 5:01 AM
NYC Health Experts Grade Mayor De Blasio’s COVID Legacy
As part of our ongoing Grading de Blasio series, WNYC/Gothamist asked a panel of local health experts to look at how the mayor managed the calamity and what he leaves behind as New York City preps for future surges.
Dec 14, 2021 4:00 PM
SUNY Downstate Medical Center Cancels Surgeries, Other Services Due To Vaccine Holdouts On Staff
The Brooklyn hospital has had to postpone radiology appointments and move surgeries after one in 18 employees refused a COVID-19 vaccine mandate this week.
Updated: Sep 30, 2021 4:22 PM
Pandemic Fuels Passage Of NY Bills To Prevent Understaffing In Hospitals And Nursing Homes
After years of going nowhere, minimum staffing requirements for hospitals and nursing homes passed both houses on Tuesday.
May 5, 2021 2:39 PM
Traveling Nurses Arrive To Reinforce Exhausted Locals
“I feel like this is my calling, and this is where I belong. Every time I go home, I feel like there's another patient out there that I can help, another family I can support.”
Apr 13, 2020 5:00 AM
A Fleet Of Futuristic Nursing Pods Have Been Installed At NYC-Area Airports
Mothers can now nurse or pump privately at Newark, JFK, LaGuardia, and Stewart Airports.
Updated: Mar 6, 2019 10:21 AM
Arts & Entertainment
Nurse Leaves Heartfelt Thank-You Note For Christmas Pilot, Reddit Tears Her To Shreds
A nurse who works with cancer patients at NYU Medical Center left a touching thank you note for the pilot and flight crew who flew her to NYC on Christmas day. The Internet responded in kind.
Updated: Dec 26, 2013 10:38 AM
Facebook Vs. Breast Feeding Moms
After Facebook removed photos of breast-feeding mothers from profile pages and albums,
Updated: Dec 21, 2008 2:31 PM
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