Jan. 15, 2021 - 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.
Dec. 24, 2020 - 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.
Dec. 11, 2020 - 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.
Nov. 19, 2020 - FIFA Should Ban Officials Who Exploit Children Human Rights Watch (New York) – The International Federation of Association Football (Fédération Internationale de...
Oct. 16, 2020 - 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.
Sep. 29, 2020 - Taylor, of Rosedale, died on May 3 after a battle with Covid-19 that mobilized he and his wife Emmylnn’s supporters with a fervor similar to that with which the couple has served their community over the years.