26 March 2020 – Additional health professionals volunteer in physical and mental health, life insurance payments deferred

This item is sourced from the CCCSL: CSH Covid-19 Control Strategies List co-ordinated by the Complexity Science Hub Vienna, Austria. We are in the process of gathering further information and aligning taxonomies for these items.

Type of Intervention: Healthcare and public health capacity
Sectors Involved: Increase healthcare workforce
Level of Jurisdiction: New York
Lead People/Agency:

Overview: An Additional 12,000 Health Professionals Have Signed up to Volunteer as Part of the State’s Surge Healthcare Force Since Yesterday – Bringing Total Number of Volunteers to More than 52,000. Number of Mental Health Volunteers Has Increased Another 1,400 for a Total of More Than 10,000 Volunteers. 10,000 More Health Professionals Have Signed up to Volunteer as Part of the State’s Surge Healthcare Force Since Yesterday – Bringing Total Number of Volunteers to More than 62,000. Consumers Experiencing Financial Hardship Due to COVID-19 May Defer Paying Life Insurance Premiums for 90 Days. Consumers and Small Businesses May Defer Paying Premiums for Property and Casualty Insurance for 60 Days. If You Lost Employer Coverage, You Must Apply within 60 days of Losing That Coverage. Because of Loss of Income, New Yorkers May Also Be Eligible for Medicaid, the Essential Plan or Child Health Plus. ew Yorkers Without Health Insurance Should Apply Now Through NY State of Health. If You Lost Employer Coverage, You Must Apply within 60 days of Losing That Coverage. Because of Loss of Income, New Yorkers May Also Be Eligible for Medicaid, the Essential Plan or Child Health Plus
Full details here: https://www.governor.ny.gov/news/amid-ongoing-covid-19-pandemic-governor-cuomo-announces-state-scouting-new-sites-temporary