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Signage urging social distancing is seen in Prospect Park in the Brooklyn borough of New York, Wednesday, April 8, 2020. While New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said New York could be reaching a "plateau" in hospitalizations, he warned that gains are dependent on people continuing to practice social distancing. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)
New York officials support covering face in publicNew York state health officials now say they support people wearing cloth face coverings when they go out in public, especially in areas of “significant community transmission.”
The Associated Press36 minutes ago
FILE - In this Aug. 25, 2015, file photo, firefighters rest at a camp near the Okanogan Complex Fire in Okanogan, Wash. The outbreak of the coronavirus is making the U.S. Forest Service and others change strategies for fighting wildfires, as the need for isolation and social distancing comes into play against the necessity of having firefighters work and live closely together. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
Coronavirus forces new approaches to fighting wildfiresThey are two disasters that require opposite responses: To save lives and reduce the spread of COVID-19, people are being told to remain isolated
The Associated Press58 minutes ago
Taxi driver Nicolae Hent cleans and disinfects his cab before starting work in New York, Monday, April 6, 2020. A taxi driver's job was already tougher in recent years with the arrival of ride-sharing companies such as Uber and Lyft. The empty streets during the coronavirus pandemic have made things more difficult. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Docs, nurses give taxi driver rare fares during pandemicA taxi driver’s job was already tougher in recent years with the arrival of ride-hailing companies such as Uber and Lyft
The Associated Press59 minutes ago
Concierge Joe DeLuca, poses for a photograph at the front desk of an apartment building in New York, April 6, 2020. While tens of thousands of New Yorkers work at home during the COVID-19 pandemic, people like DeLuca keep the city running amid the lockdown. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
For concierge, work and family provide focus during pandemicWhile tens of thousands of New Yorkers work at home during the COVID-19 pandemic, people like night concierge Joe DeLuca keep the city running amid the lockdown
The Associated Press59 minutes ago
Eudis Batista, right, co-owner of Deli-licious delicatessen in Queens borough of New York, takes an order from a customer keeping distance at the store on April 6, 2020. In the days of coronavirus and sheltering in place, "it's been a ghost town," Batista said. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
Bodega owner: Coffee, food but no customers in 'ghost town'There's coffee and sandwiches readily available at Deli-licious delicatessen, but no customers
The Associated Press59 minutes ago
Emergency room doctor Dr. Joseph Habboushe, who is taking on the challenge of treating patients with the new coronavirus, poses for photos Monday, April 6, 2020, in New York. He says health care workers are all in the fight together. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
'We're all in with our patients': An ER doctor's virus fightNew York emergency room doctor Joseph Habboushe is taking on the challenge of treating the new coronavirus
The Associated Press59 minutes ago
Funeral director Jesus Pujols is photographed in one of the funeral homes he works with during his second shift of the day, Monday, April 6, 2020, in the Brooklyn borough of New York. Pujols is sleeping in the same minivan he uses to transport bodies, just hoping he can keep up with the demand for his undertaking services as the new coronavirus ravages his city. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
A funeral director fights for New York's coronavirus deadJesus Pujols is in the fight of his life for the dignity of New York City's deceased
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Paramedic Travis Kessel is photographed outside his station house after working a shift amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Monday, April 6, 2020, in the Bronx borough of New York. Kessel never imagined his work could hurt this much. He loves his career in emergency services. It's even how he met his wife, an emergency room nurse. But now he worries about the toll the new coronavirus is taking on both of them and their colleagues. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
Seeing sickness and death, paramedic fears the toll it takesTravis Kessel never imagined his work could hurt this much
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Rabbi Sharon Kleinbaum poses for a photograph at the door to her apartment in New York, Monday, April 6, 2020. Kleinbaum was installed in 1992 as rabbi of Congregation Beit Simchat Torah in Manhattan. It's considered the largest LGBT synagogue in the nation, and AIDS was killing thousands of gay New Yorkers each year when she took the job. That experience has given her strength as New York now faces the coronavirus outbreak. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
LGBT rabbi who confronted AIDS crisis now faces COVID-19Sharon Kleinbaum was installed in 1992 as rabbi of Congregation Beit Simchat Torah in Manhattan
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Television host and journalist Sara Haines is photographed in her lobby after working from home due to COVID-19 concerns, April 6, 2020, in the Brooklyn borough of New York. Haines isn't afraid to tackle serious subjects and has done so often as a co-host on "The View." Monday felt different. Confined to her home, she broadcast a segment from her living room couch about grief, compassion and loneliness. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
'The View' co-host, broadcasting from the living room sofaTV personality Sara Haines isn't afraid to tackle serious subjects and has done so often as a co-host of “The View.”
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Actor E. Clayton Cornelious poses for a portrait at the Imperial Theatre, Tuesday, April 7, 2020, in New York. The stages are quiet and the seats are empty on Broadway as New York City residents shelter in place to stem the spread of the coronavirus. For Cornelious, being isolated in his Bronx apartment has been difficult. But he and the cast of the hit musical, "Ain't Too Proud: The Life and Times of The Temptations" have been trying to keep each other amused by posting memes and jokes. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
Show can't go on; Broadway actor tries to stay connectedThe stages are quiet and the seats are empty on Broadway as New York City residents shelter in place to stem the spread of the coronavirus
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Carla Brown, executive director for the Charles A. Walburg Multiservice Organization arrives to pick up meals from a caterer, Monday, April 6, 2020, in the Queens borough of New York. The coronavirus pandemic has kept loved ones apart, younger family members fearful of bringing the disease to older relatives who may be so much more susceptible. That's driven Brown even more to make sure those elderly are receiving the care they need through her meals-on-wheels program. (AP Photo/Robert Bumsted)
As elderly are left alone, a race to deliver food they needCarla Brown still makes two visits a week to her 77-year-old parents
The Associated Press1 hour ago
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