Our borough has been especially affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, with the highest per-case fatality rate in NYC. As an institution that provides educational resources to thousands of people annually, the Bronx Museum is committed to helping our community during this uncertain time. This page will be regularly updated with information for those in need. (Updated May 18, 2020)
FOOD & MEAL RESOURCES
Free meals are being offered at select locations for all New Yorkers by and the , text ‘NYC FOOD’ or ‘NYC COMIDA’ to 877-877 to learn more.
in five boroughs at the Neighborhood Opportunity Network (NeON) Nutrition Kitchens, find a location close to you.
Visit to have groceries delivered straight to you by volunteers from communities at the least risk for severe COVID-19 reactions.
Find a food bank through or search by Borough. Additionally, the 彩库宝典appoffers fresh, culturally appropriate and nutritious food free through the Choice Pantry Program in the Bronx.
Don't hesitate to apply for the food assistance through the .
Search and the for comprehensive food resource guides to your area. Each guide is updated once a week and includes free meal distribution sites, meals for seniors, meal delivery options, and more.
food pantry locations are are open and providing “grab and go” bags for Bronx families. Pantries are located at Bronx Center 402 E 152 Street, between Melrose and 3rd Avenues and St. Augustine 1168 Franklin Ave between 167 and 168 St. Bronx. Check their for hours of operation.
HEALTH & WELLNESS RESOURCES
For COVID-19 testing information, call at 1-844-NYC-4NYC
General information on COVID-19 can be accessed on the or by calling 1-888-364-3065.
Apply for health coverage through . Enrollment has been extended to May 15 due to the coronavirus and existing members can defer payment to June 1.
The City of New York has developed a with information on Food/Supply Delivery, Social Security/Medicaid Benefits, Home Healthcare Services and more.
The current moment has underscored the importance of tending to one's mental health and it may be more difficult for our senior friends and family to access support for menthal health issues. .
. A series of free meditation guides for New Yorkers dealing with stress due to the coronavirus are available on their website.
If you are the victim of domestic or gender-based violence, seek help through or contact the 1-800-799-7233 or text LOVIS to 22522. Domestic abuse does not discriminate based on age, .
provides free mental health counseling. Call the hotline 1-844-863-9314彩库宝典app to schedule a free appointment.
. As bullying, discrimination, and hate crimes against Asian Americans continue to rise during COVID-19, it’s crucial that we make a stand against xenophobia and racism. is hosting on May 18, 2020 (4pm ET) with a national digital rally featuring special guests and performances to commemorate the event's second edition.
Under Governor Cuomo's executive orders, the Board of Elections is offering registered voters the opportunity to apply to vote by Absentee ballot for the June 23, 2020 elections due to the coronavirus. Voters affected by COVID-19 including the risk of contracting the virus, should check the box "Temporary Illness" as the reason for requesting an Absentee Ballot. The definition has been temporarily expanded to include those affected by COVID-19 and/or the potential of contracting the virus. .
As New York state begins to re-open be sure to keep up with the .
New York City will be distributing in parks across the city free of charge through Tuesday, May 12th. Use the for the closest Parks distribution location, date, and time.
Count Me In! If you have not yet responded to the it's not too late. Follow the prompts in this link to .
The MTA has launched the to ensure that essential workers can get to-and-from the places they need to be during the MTA's closure between 1am and 5am. Essential workers are eligible for one free trip in a for-hire vehicle per night where bus service is not available. or download the app for and devices.
, the Mott Haven based store and cultural hub for Bronx locals has created a page to help the shop continue to showcase the explosive creativity found in the Bronx today. Their iconic t-shirts have been a popular mainstay in the Bronx Museum's gift shop. Consider purchasing gear from their store or making a tax deductible donation.
The South Bronx's beloved has created a page to help the Oaxcan restaurant continue to offer Bronx residents a safe space to gather around food and provide support for social justice issues. La Morada has joined World Central Kitchen to make meals for Bronx families in need.
Order no-contact delivery from your favorite local restaurants. Some restaurants in the Bronx Museum area still delivering include , , (Oaxacan specialties), , and (homestyle Jamaican dishes). In addition, the Vietnamese restaurant in Kingsbridge remains open for pick-up and delivery.
is mobilizing an effort to transport food from farmers to food banks in the Bronx. Working with the South Bronx's East Side House Settlement, the initiative is looking raise money to procure and deliver food to Bronx families. See their page to make a tax deductible donation.
Donate to the an initiative focused on meeting the most essential needs of the Bronx community by filling gaps unmet through public financing and broader grant programs.
RELIEF PROGRAMS, SMALL BUSINESS RESOURCES & CONSUMER PROTECTION
Are you looking for the or , visit the for more information.
To help students stay connected during emergencies, the. If you would like to request a device for a NYC student in your family, please .
If you're a small business owner in NYC affected by COVID-19, visit the or call 311 for info on grants, updates & more. Additional assistance is also available through the .
Small businesses are being hit especially hard by the economic reverberations of the coronavirus. .
Do you feel that you have been overcharged due to the coronavirus? Use the to report your experience with during an emergency.
RELIEF SUPPORT FOR THE ARTS COMMUNITY
Visit the Bronx Museum's AIM website page for an up-to-date summary of COVID-19 relief support resources for visual artists.
Visit and for comprehensive resource lists related to funding for cultural organizations, legal and business assistance, ways to help, relief for artists, and more.
Visit ArtForum to stay up to date on due to coronavirus.
THE BRONX MUSEUM AT HOME