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“Am I eligible” app and other info for Covid-19 vaccine help
Health & Science, Lifestyle

“Am I eligible” app and other info for Covid-19 vaccine help

You can check your eligibility and schedule an appointment (they’re required at the moment) to receive the vaccine with New York’s “Am I Eligible” app.

Experts: Coping with mental illness may be harder during pandemic holidays
Health & Science, Latest News

Experts: Coping with mental illness may be harder during pandemic holidays

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues and the holidays arrive, many Haitian-Americans who suffer from mental illnesses said they do not anticipate this period to be any more stressful than the previous years. However, two mental health experts said, many people might fail to realize how experiencing a pandemic and the holiday season at the same time can exacerbate their mental health issues since they have never experienced both together before.

Help Save Haitian Women and Babies in NYC
Health & Science, Immigrant Voices

Help Save Haitian Women and Babies in NYC

While efforts to address maternal health disparities have focused on the Black community at large, disparities within Black subgroups like Haitians need to be addressed also. The need is all too evident in both the presence of and inattention to the health disparities impacting the Haitian community. The contributors to these unacceptable disparities are not a result of biology, but of racism. But for us Haitians, we know very well that racism extends beyond race.

Health care workers cry out ‘Beds, not body bags’ about Brooklyn hospitals merger
Health & Science

Health care workers cry out ‘Beds, not body bags’ about Brooklyn hospitals merger

Kingsbrook, along with Interfaith Medical Center and Brookdale, the other two hospitals looking at consolidation, employ a significant number of Haitian-Americans. The planned merger of services is part of a $700 million New York State plan to consolidate services at the facilities, which are managed by One Brooklyn Health, a nonprofit.

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