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What Happens When a Pandemic Meets a Heat Wave

What Happens When a Pandemic Meets a Heat Wave

xtreme summer temperatures target the same communities most vulnerable to Covid-19. Where can people go when staying indoors with air conditioning isn’t safe? On a sweltering Sunday afternoon in North Miami, Carmen Arocho, 54, has taken her four...

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A Temporary Shelter at The Lucerne

A Temporary Shelter at The Lucerne

he Lucerne Hotel, located at 201 West 79th Street on the corner of Amsterdam Avenue, will soon be utilized as a “temporary de-densification site” to prevent the spread of COVID-19 at two East Village shelters. The anticipated move-in date is July...

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