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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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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Customers of Biskoti reached out to Tommy the owner to express their hopes that the location would remain open for business during this trying time. While he of course is doing everything he can not to disappoint them, it has not been easy. Sometimes when the weather is nice, there is better morale, people are…

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The special election for Queens Borough President has been cancelled, as announced in an executive order signed by Governor Andrew Cuomo. Initially, the special election had been scheduled on March 24th to determine who would replace now Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz. The election was postponed to June 23rd due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.…

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Give Me Astoria is proud to organize the ‘Clap For Our Heroes’ event to be held on Thursday, April 30th! This event is scheduled for Thursday, April 30 at 2PM honoring our brave front-line workers at Mount Sinai Queens and beyond. The clap-along will be held from 2:05-2:07PM, sharp. Give Me Astoria will be presenting…

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