COVID-19 RESOURCES

Vaccination

  • The COVID-19 vaccines are safe and effective and are the best tool for protection from the virus. For information on getting the vaccine, visit our COVID-19 Vaccine page.

Testing

Testing is vital to reducing the spread of COVID-19.

Housing & the New York State Emergency Rental Assistance Program

  • The New York State Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) will provide significant economic relief to help low and moderate-income households at risk of experiencing homelessness or housing instability by providing rental arrears, temporary rental assistance and utility arrears assistance. Visit https://otda.ny.gov/programs/Emergency-Rental-Assistance/ for details and to apply.
  • The Mayor’s Office to Protect Tenants has resources for tenants.

COVID-19 Information

City

State

Federal

Global

Bronx Virtual COVID-19 Memorial

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. has launched a virtual memorial to Bronxites who lost their lives to COVID-19. There are two parts to the memorial: a video honoring those who were lost and a memorial page on our website. To submit the name of a Bronxite for inclusion on the memorial page, please fill out this form.

Education & Youth

Internet

  • The Emergency Broadband Benefit is an FCC program to help families and households struggling to afford internet service during the COVID-19 pandemic. This new benefit will connect eligible households to jobs, critical healthcare services, virtual classrooms, and so much more. Visit the FCC website for details.

Mental Health

Two mental health hotlines are available to New Yorkers who need it.

Individuals & Organizations

Labor issues

Businesses

Seniors

Transportation

Pets

  • The New York City Emergency Management Department and the Mayor’s Office of Animal Welfare have launched an NYC COVID-19 Pet Hotline. The Pet Hotline will serve as an information, planning, referral and service coordination hub for NYC residents who need support for their pets during the COVID-19 pandemic. Pet Hotline operators can be reached directly at 877-204-8821, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily.
  • The City has an FAQ page regarding animals during the COVID-19 pandemic.