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Maimonides pioneers virtual health care in response to COVID-19

October 28 | Editorial Staff

A virtual health care program recently implemented by Maimonides Medical Center enables patients to “visit” their doctors from home. The service, offering scheduled and on-demand options, is made possible by a $1 million grant from the Federal Communications Commission’s COVID-19 Telehealth Program, which was authorized by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, passed […]

Businesses in virus hot spots hit for lack of COVID safety measures

October 15 | Reuven Blau, THE CITY

This story was originally published on Oct. 14 by THE CITY. Sign up here to get the latest stories from THE CITY delivered to you each morning. No cleaning logs, no records of employee temperature checks and no safety plans. Those are some of the top violations issued by city inspectors to businesses primarily in […]

Leader of Brooklyn virus crackdown protest ordered away from reporter

October 13 | Associated Press

A leader of protests against new coronavirus restrictions in Brooklyn was ordered Monday to stay away from a journalist who was chased and trapped by a crowd. Judge Edwin Novillo told Heshy Tischler, who is charged with inciting people to riot and unlawful imprisonment of a journalist, that he would be subject to getting arrested […]

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