Coffee lovers, rejoice! Just in time for the warmer weather, Dunkin’ has opened for business once more. In accordance with current social distancing guidelines, Dunkin’ will be implementing various safety measures. This includes temperature checks for employees, face masks, plexiglass shields, markers on floors indicating the proper 6 ft. markers, and more. Dunkin’ is also…

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COVID-19 antibody testing

In response to the increased demand and strain placed on the city’s healthcare system, Walk-In GYN Care is currently operating 7-days a week and offering telehealth services. And now, the walk-in gynecology practice is conducting COVID-19 antibody testing to patients in the neighborhood. In order to receive a COVID-19 antibody test, patients: Must a consultation…

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NYC golf courses social distancing

Image by Will Brown (@iwill_photography). With warmer weather approaching, worries about proper social distancing protocols have increased. Images of New Yorkers not adhering to social distancing measures have gone viral, causing concern that perhaps some city residents are not taking the steps to fight COVID-19 as seriously as others. Council Member Constantinides has announced a…

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BelAire Diner Drive-In Movie

Image via BelAire Diner (@belairediner) Instagram. BelAire Diner is hosting a drive-in movie night this Wednesday! The movie? The 80s classic Dirty Dancing starring Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey. The first showing will be held at 8PM, followed by a second screening at 11PM. There is a $20 cover fee which will also be used…

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COVID-19 Survivor Mount Sinai Queens

Image courtesy of Mount Sinai Queens. On April 9th, 75-year old Woodside resident Sonia Atieh was experiencing shortness of breath, accompanied by a fever. Because of her symptoms, Atieh was admitted to Mount Sinai Queens where she was intubated following a positive COVID-19 diagnosis. The patient remained on a ventilator until April 17th. And, just…

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Astoria Clap For Healthcare Heroes

Image courtesy of Eleni Louca. Give Me Astoria would like to thank everyone who participated for making yesterday’s ‘Clap For Our Heroes’ event so wonderful! The event saw a ‘thank you’ cake delivery from Martha’s Country Bakery to our healthcare heroes at Mount Sinai Queens, as well as our amazing officers from Astoria’s 114th Precinct.…

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