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Your health benefits during the coronavirus outbreak

With the New York metropolitan area the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak, we want to inform you about the health benefits that in-service UFT members with EmblemHealth coverage, whether GHI or HIP, have.

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New DOE guidance during the coronavirus school closure

The Department of Education, in consultation with the union, has issued new guidance to principals about issues facing our schools during this challenging time.

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Access all DOE applications from an online portal

The DOE has created a unified online workspace that allows you to access all DOE applications from one website. You can only access the portal from outside the DOE network. No VPN is required.

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The transition to tele-therapy for occupational & physical therapists

During this crisis, I hope all of you and your families are well. I've heard from many of you about the difficulties and concerns that tele-therapy has presented.


UFT guidance for school counselors

I have been hearing many questions and concerns about the roles and responsibilities of school counselors as the school system moves to a model of remote learning and support during this public health crisis.

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Guidance on therapy via video conferencing

We all understand that speech teachers and occupational and physical therapists still have many unanswered questions regarding video conferencing with their students.

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Update on work procedures for supervisors of school security

I know these past few days have been anxiety-provoking and often frustrating for supervisors of school security. A lot of misinformation has been circulating and many legitimate questions did not have immediate answers as we faced the colossal task of making this transition in a couple of days. I want to thank you for your focus on the job at hand amid the uncertainty and fear.

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Queens Parent Newsletter - March 2020

This is the March 19 issue of the Queens parent newsletter.

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Bronx Parent Newsletter - Coronavirus Resources - March 2020

This is the March 19 issue of the Bronx parent newsletter.

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Brooklyn Parent Newsletter - March 2020

This is the March 19 issue of the Brooklyn parent newsletter.