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Companies Hiring for Remote Work
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Companies Hiring for Remote Work

When looking for a remote job, read the job description carefully, and be sure to clarify during the interview if you are still unsure about the remote work policy. With an increased desire of employees to work remotely, some companies have switched to offering permanent remote options. 

Alexandra Thompson
Alexandra Thompson15 Apr 2022
Does the COVID-19 Vaccine Protect Against the Omicron Variant?
COVID-19

Does the COVID-19 Vaccine Protect Against the Omicron Variant?

The currently available COVID-19 vaccines protect against severe illness, hospitalizations, and deaths due to the Omicron variant. Breakthrough infections in people who are fully vaccinated may occur, but most vaccinated individuals have reported mild or no symptoms from the Omicron variant.

Alexis Bryan
Alexis Bryan26 Jan 2022
Should I Go To Urgent Care for a COVID-19 Test?
COVID-19

Should I Go To Urgent Care for a COVID-19 Test?

Urgent care centers are a convenient way to get a COVID-19 test, but may charge a fee or require you to pay out-of-pocket if they are not “in-network”. COVID-19 tests are available in a variety of settings, including at state or locally administered testing sites, drive-thru sites, walk-up sites, and urgent care centers.

Alexis Bryan
Alexis Bryan6 Apr 2022
Is the COVID-19 Vaccine Effective Against the Delta Variant?
COVID-19

Is the COVID-19 Vaccine Effective Against the Delta Variant?

More infectious strains, like the Delta variant, pose a threat to protection from the currently approved COVID-19 vaccines. At this time, vaccines are working. COVID-19 vaccination prevents severe illness, hospitalization, and death from the SARS-CoV-2 virus, but breakthrough cases are expected.

Alexis Bryan
Alexis Bryan28 Dec 2021
Everything You Need to Know About the Sinovac Vaccine
COVID-19

Everything You Need to Know About the Sinovac Vaccine

The Sinovac vaccine, CoronaVac, is an inactivated vaccine developed by a private Chinese company. It requires two doses given 2-4 weeks apart, similar to mRNA vaccines and most adenovector vaccines. Currently, the Sinovac vaccine is approved in China and for emergency use in other countries.

Alexis Bryan
Alexis Bryan29 Jul 2021
New York City COVID-19 Vaccine Eligibility
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New York City COVID-19 Vaccine Eligibility

Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna, and Johnson & Johnson have all received emergency use authorization from the FDA for the use of their Covid-19 vaccines. New York is following a phased distribution of the Covid-19 vaccine. This means that only people identified as eligible in the current phases will be able to receive the vaccine. Currently, only those in Phase 1A and Phase 1B are eligible to receive the vaccine.

Spencer Lee
Spencer Lee25 Mar 2021
Free Antibody Testing Locations in NYC
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Free Antibody Testing Locations in NYC

Antibody tests are used to detect past infection with COVID-19. You can get a test at your doctor, urgent care, or a listed NYC Health+Hospital location.

Jacqueline Slobin
Jacqueline Slobin23 Mar 2021
Already Had COVID-19? You may only need one dose of the vaccine
Public Health

Already Had COVID-19? You may only need one dose of the vaccine

One study suggests that one COVID-19 dose may suffice in individuals who have already had COVID-19.

Spencer Lee
Spencer Lee23 Mar 2021
Where & How To Get A COVID-19 Vaccine In Harlem?
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Where & How To Get A COVID-19 Vaccine In Harlem?

In Harlem, NY, eligible individuals can receive the COVID-19 vaccine at AdvantageCare, Gotham Health, NYC Health + Hospitals, Harlem, and more.

Mira Research Team
Mira Research Team25 Mar 2021
Where & How To Get A COVID-19 Vaccine In Brooklyn?
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Where & How To Get A COVID-19 Vaccine In Brooklyn?

Some COVID-19 vaccine locations in Brooklyn include NYC Health + Hospitals, Rite Aid, RendrCare, and NYC Vaccine Hub.

Mira Research Team
Mira Research Team25 Mar 2021
Where & How To Get A COVID-19 Vaccine In Nassau County?
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Where & How To Get A COVID-19 Vaccine In Nassau County?

Some COVID-19 vaccine locations include Nassau Community College, Garden City, Yes We Can Community Center, Westbury, and NUMC, East Meadow

Mira Research Team
Mira Research Team25 Mar 2021
Where & How To Get A COVID-19 Vaccine In Downtown Manhattan?
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Where & How To Get A COVID-19 Vaccine In Downtown Manhattan?

The COVID-19 vaccine is available in Downtown Manhattan at the NYC Health Department, NYC Health + Hospitals Bellevue, AdvantageCare Physicians Flatiron, and more.

Mira Research Team
Mira Research Team25 Mar 2021