Family Liaison
Family Newsletter: January Updates

Air Quality Alert Information


We hope this email finds you as well as can be, given these circumstances. As you are aware, NYC is experiencing significant air quality deterioration this week. While there is potential for conditions to improve by Friday morning, there is no guarantee.
New Yorkers are encouraged to limit outdoor activity to the greatest extent possible. City services will continue to be available for New Yorkers, but we City-run outdoor events will be postponed/canceled. Please see attached for health tips from the NYC Department of Health & Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) and NYC Emergency Management (NYCEM).
For today, Thu 6/08: Public schools are closed. Beaches will remain closed. Staten Island Ferries are operating on a fog schedule due to visibility, and those traveling on East River Bridges should drive at the posted speed limit.
For updates, please check the air quality forecast from local media outlets, the National Weather Service, or other weather and air-quality apps that you can access on the go. This is climate change in action, and we must continue to draw down emissions, improve air quality, and build resiliency.
For more information and updates, visit https://on.nyc.gov/2Ho9W4J  or contact 3-1-1 (212-639-9675 for Video Relay Service, or TTY 212-504-4115).
Beginning today (Thu 6/08) at 8:00 am, each New Yorker will be able to receive two masks from the locations below.
FDNY Division 6 - 720 Melrose Ave Bronx, NY 10455
FDNY Division 7 - 2417 Webster Ave Bronx, NY 10458
NYC DOHMH Tremont Neighborhood Health Action Center - 1826 Arthur Ave Bronx, NY 10457
FDNY Division 11 - 172 Tillary St Brooklyn, NY 11201
FDNY Division 15 - 885 Howard Ave Brooklyn, NY 11212
NYC DOHMH Brownsville Neighborhood Health Action Center - 259 Bristol St Brooklyn, NY 11212
FDNY Division 1 - 100 Duane St New York, NY 10007
FDNY Division 3 - 207 W 77th St New York, NY 10024            
NYC DOHMH East Harlem Neighborhood Health Action Center - 158 East 115th Street
FDNY Division 13 - 91-45 121st St Queens, NY 11418
FDNY Division 14 - 108-01 Horace Harding Expy Queens, NY 11368
FDNY Division 8 - 1850 Clove Rd Staten Island, NY 10304
All NYPD Precincts. Find Your Precinct and Sector: https://www.nyc.gov/site/nypd/bureaus/patrol/find-your-precinct.page
In service,
Theresa Doherty
Director of Community Affairs, NYC Care
NYC Health + Hospitals