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Overcrowding

  1. health

    New Yorkers Flock to ERs Despite Urgent Warnings to Stay Away Even if Sick

    City health statistics show a sixfold surge of emergency room visits for residents of Elmhurst, Sunset Park and the eastern Bronx.

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  2. overcrowding

    Subway Workers Say They’re Packed Too Tight in Terminal Break Rooms

    New York City Transit employees are having a tough time staying the recommended six feet away from each other in terminal common areas.

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  3. jails

    Rikers Inmates Pepper Sprayed for Demanding Medical Care, Sources Say

    Unrest growing behind bars as inmates say their health is being put in jeopardy by crowding potential coronavirus cases with general population.

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  4. overcrowding

    A High-Stakes Race to Help NYC’s Homeless as Coronavirus Spreads

    The city is scrambling to open new drop-in centers, create quarantine spaces at shelters and buy thermometers to screen clients as shelter cases rise.

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