The following information has been gathered specifically to inform people with disabilities on the resources available to the population during NYC's response to the COVID-19 outbreak. Select a topic to display its information and resources.
For the most up to date information on prevention and treatment practices of COVID-19 in multiple languages please visit nyc.gov/Coronavirus, text "COVID" to 392-392, call 311 or text 311 at 311-692.
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For the latest information please visit the NYC Department of Health Webpage on COVID-19 Vaccines, call 311 or text 311-692.
Food and Supplies
For people with disabilities that are at higher risk for COVID-19 transmission as well as those that are unable to get out of their homes, below is a list of local service providers that can deliver groceries to directly to individual's homes.
Social Services/ Medicaid Benefits
Home Health Care Providers
If you require a new or replacement Home Care Attendant, the following agencies are still taking on new clients.
Your trusted place to go for free, unbiased information and assistance. They can help you link to long term services and supports, such as home care, transportation and meals. Their goal is to help individuals remain in their homes as long as possible. NY Connects serves older individuals and individuals with disabilities of all ages.
Guidance for Customers and Employees on Equitable Implementation of Key to NYC
This document provides information regarding your right to equitable treatment by businesses covered by Key to NYC, which requires customers and employees to show proof of vaccination before engaging in certain indoor activities https://www1.nyc.gov/assets/cchr/downloads/pdf/KeyToNYC_FactSheet-CustomerEmployeeGuidance.pdf