Covid 19 New York

Post-Pandemic Reunions: Quit smoking helps to stay safe and healthy

It has been a long year of social distancing, lockdowns, quarantines, and canceled events. However, as holidays approaching, there will be lots of chances to reconnect. The Mid-Autumn Festival is a traditional festival celebrated in Asia. The festival is held on the 15th day of the 8th month of the lunar calendar with full moon at night, a symbol of …

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How to Pay for College in 2021

COVID-19 has created a lot of uncertainty around the college experience, including whether or not parents will be able to pay for their children’s tuition and expenses amid the pandemic. Whether your family’s income has been impacted by the pandemic, or you just want to have more money to allocate to other life priorities, here are some recommendations from Northwestern …

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Important FAQs regarding Johnson & Johnson Vaccines

WHY ARE J&J VACCINES BEING PAUSED? • On Tuesday, April 13th, the FDA/CDC announced a rare but serious side effect including serious brainblood clots (CVST) combined with low platelet counts in six patients who received J&J vaccines.• All patients are women under 50 years of age.• Vaccines are being paused out of an abundance of caution. WHAT IS WA STATE …

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“A Word” – Short Film Illustrates The Power of Words and Brings Awareness to Causes of Rising Anti-Asian Hate Crimes

Call It COVID, a group that aims to fight Anti-Asian violence, posted “A Word”, a spoken-word film. The short film discusses the effects of certain “words” and “phrases” such as “the China Virus” and how it has damaged the nation and Asian American communities. The film aims to bring awareness to the rise in anti-Asian hate crimes. The message condemns …

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Bystander Intervention Training to Stop Anti-Asian/American and Xenophobic Harassment

In response to the rise in Anti-Asian/American and xenophobic harassment, Hollaback! partnered with Asian Americans Advancing Justice | AAJC to adapt free bystander intervention training as well as offering a de-escalation training to meet this moment. Unfortunately, anti-Asian and Asian American racism and xenophobia is not a new phenomenon. It has been part of American history for a long time, and it has manifested …

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Economic Outlook 2021: Economic Trends & Opportunities for AAPI Businesses

On Janary 29 from 11 AM to 12PM PST, ACE presents Economic Outlook 2021 & PPP Loans. The virtual event will feature experts in economy and small business development to discuss insights for small businesses in 2021. The first half will feature Wells Fargo Econimst Shannon Seery who will dicsuss how stimulus finding affects the ecnomy, what sectors of AAPI …

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King County and its Sewing Community hosts Window Masks 101 Workshop to create “Smile Masks”

King County’s Community Repair Events Program and its sewing community will be hosting a virtual workshop demonstrating how to make window masks, also known as “smile masks” on December 29, 2020. Free and open to all, the workshop will cover: Different styles and materials for window masks.How to make these at home with your own sewing machine.Tips for individuals and …

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Voting in the Time of COVID-19

It is already an uphill battle to vote for many in America with restrictive ID laws, few polling locations, and little to no paid time off for the working class to name a few reasons. We are now in the era of COVID and adjusting to living in a pandemic. What does COVID mean for the 2020 Elections state and …

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How to Prepare Financially for a Job Loss During a Pandemic

With the recent surge in COVID-19 cases, many states are reconsidering shutdowns and safer-at-home restrictions. As many small businesses and large companies prepare for that possibility, it’s important for people to be prepared for an unexpected job loss. “Whether it’s an upended economy, a sudden health issue or decisions by management, you can’t always predict what could impact your income,” …

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Highlights from the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference 2020

AAIC 2020 Highlights New Research Linking Flu, Pneumonia Vaccination &Low Early-Life BMI with Reduced Risk of Alzheimer’s and Dementia -Advances Toward an Alzheimer’s Blood Test -COVID-19’s Impact on Alzheimer’s Research, Long-Term Care and the Brain CHICAGO, JULY 30, 2020 — Research presented at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference® (AAIC®) 2020 suggests that flu (influenza) and pneumonia vaccination after age 60, …

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