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Test & Treat Corner

March 13, 2023
Voices of Test & Treat Corps: Supporting Long Haulers With AfterCare Resources for Long COVID

By Jesenia Gomez In 2021, New York City Health + Hospitals (NYCHHC) launched the COVID-19 AfterCare program. If you have Long COVID symptoms, you are not alone and we are…

January 26, 2023
AfterCare’s Free Round-Trip Transportation Services: A Retrospective

Trudging to a doctor’s appointment on the NYC subway in winter might be the last thing someone wants to do when they need specific medical care. Many New Yorkers (and especially those…

December 22, 2022
Boosting Protection from Long COVID

Throughout the pandemic, most of us have learned the list of telltale symptoms of a COVID-19 infection like the backs of our hands. Symptoms can range from mild ones like…

December 1, 2022
COVID Resources: TEST NOW Social Campaign

As colder weather starts to creep in, cold, flu, and COVID season is on the rise. In the past month, COVID cases have been trending upward in New York City….

November 16, 2022
Outcomes of New York City’s COVID-19 Contact Tracing Program

During the COVID-19 pandemic, contact tracing has served as an important tool in controlling and tracking the spread of the virus. Especially when there was limited information or other preventative…

October 18, 2022
Updated Boosters for Children Ages 5-11

The updated Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccine bivalent boosters are now available in New York City and are recommended for everyone 5 years of age or older, even if they…

October 5, 2022
Boosting New York City’s Immunity with New Bivalent Vaccines

Fall is here, the weather is cooling down and with the new season comes flu season. But there are other challenges up ahead. Over the past few months, COVID-19 cases…

September 23, 2022
Transforming Patient Care With the Mobile Test-to-Treat Program

By Helena Keown, Sarah Liston, Nixxi Chen, Jacob Watkins, and Andy Cook During an unprecedented health crisis like the COVID-19 pandemic, adaptability has been a key to keeping communities safe….

September 12, 2022
Variations in Uptake of COVID-19 Booster Doses in Fully Vaccinated Adults in the United States

COVID-19 vaccines are an important preventative measure against the spread of infections and reduce the risk of severe illness and premature death. Between December 2020 and February 2021, the U.S….