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Offline FreyaG

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Re: The coronavirus thread
« Reply #75 on: March 26, 2020, 09:18:01 PM »
I believe the city has data on certain conditions/diseases at the below link/database.
Although not explicitly listed as coronavirus, there's a way to look at "Influenza-Like Illness" (ILI) in this database by zip code. This would almost certainly be Coronavirus cases even though they may not be officially tested and confirmed as such.
I think you can look at the data updated through a day or so ago, so seems it is updated timely.
I'll have to play around with it later today when I have some time, but I saw someone was able to show "ILI" by zip code across the city. Corona, Queens was a big outlier compared to all other zip codes

https://a816-health.nyc.gov/hdi/epiquery/disease-reporting

Thanks for sharing this. The difference in numbers is substantial to say the least.

Actually, I played a bit more with this site, and it appears to be a consistent pattern. I randomly changed the dates to various time points e.g. in 2019, and the pattern is identical: Corona is a big outlier, followed by Elmhurst, and to a lesser extent JH, Sunnyside/Woodside. So there is probably some underlying/preexisting issue, but not necessarily coronavirus. That's not to downplay it though.

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Re: The coronavirus thread
« Reply #76 on: March 26, 2020, 10:10:57 PM »
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Actually, I played a bit more with this site, and it appears to be a consistent pattern. I randomly changed the dates to various time points e.g. in 2019, and the pattern is identical: Corona is a big outlier, followed by Elmhurst, and to a lesser extent JH, Sunnyside/Woodside. So there is probably some underlying/preexisting issue, but not necessarily coronavirus. That's not to downplay it though.

Interesting - thanks for looking into it further. I wonder what causes Corona to consistently be an outlier.
That's a big relief if they're not experiencing the magnitude of cases I initially thought from first glance. Tough time for our communities, hoping Elmhurst Hospital and their medical personnel are receiving the support they need.

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Re: The coronavirus thread
« Reply #77 on: March 27, 2020, 09:21:14 AM »
Anybody else noticing the neighborhood is getting very dirty.   37th ave is starting to look like diversity plaza.   

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Re: The coronavirus thread
« Reply #78 on: March 27, 2020, 10:58:09 AM »
Well, it seems like alarmingly, according to this article, Elmhurst (the neighborhood) seems to be the Queens epicenter. Stay on the north side of Roosevelt guys!!

https://jacksonheightspost.com/doctor-elmhurst-residents-are-contracting-covid-19-at-an-alarming-rate

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Re: The coronavirus thread
« Reply #79 on: March 27, 2020, 12:11:33 PM »
At today's briefing, Governor Cuomo pledged to build four more hospitals in the mold of the Javits Center outfitting -- one in each borough.

The Queens one will be at Aqueduct Race Track.

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Re: The coronavirus thread
« Reply #80 on: March 27, 2020, 02:05:26 PM »
Anybody else noticing the neighborhood is getting very dirty.   37th ave is starting to look like diversity plaza.   

I have not noticed 37th Avenue being any dirtier. I don't think Diversity Plaza is dirty in general - it's used by a lot of people, which is great. Trash does come with heavy use, unfortunately, but I don't find it dirtier than any other heavily used plaza in the city.

If 37th Avenue is dirtier, perhaps it has to do with so many shops being closed. I'd imagine that most play a part in keeping the sidewalks clean.

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Re: The coronavirus thread
« Reply #81 on: March 27, 2020, 02:33:00 PM »
Well, it seems like alarmingly, according to this article, Elmhurst (the neighborhood) seems to be the Queens epicenter. Stay on the north side of Roosevelt guys!!
https://jacksonheightspost.com/doctor-elmhurst-residents-are-contracting-covid-19-at-an-alarming-rate

This just up today. We are "West Queens".
https://www1.nyc.gov/assets/doh/downloads/pdf/imm/covid-19-data-map.pdf

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Re: The coronavirus thread
« Reply #82 on: March 31, 2020, 10:50:24 PM »
Here's an NIH study on the topic of SARS-CoV-2 viability published NEJM on March 9, 2020  https://www.medrxiv.org/content/10.1101/2020.03.09.20033217v1.full.pdf

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Re: The coronavirus thread
« Reply #83 on: April 01, 2020, 11:43:43 AM »
Well, it seems like alarmingly, according to this article, Elmhurst (the neighborhood) seems to be the Queens epicenter. Stay on the north side of Roosevelt guys!!
https://jacksonheightspost.com/doctor-elmhurst-residents-are-contracting-covid-19-at-an-alarming-rate
This just up today. We are "West Queens".
https://www1.nyc.gov/assets/doh/downloads/pdf/imm/covid-19-data-map.pdf
Pos patients by zip code. 89% zip code unknown means what?... patients addresses, test site locations, or cartographer (lack of) knowledge?
https://www1.nyc.gov/assets/doh/downloads/pdf/imm/covid-19-data-map.pdf

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Re: The coronavirus thread
« Reply #84 on: April 01, 2020, 11:53:25 AM »
I have been following the reports that others have linked to here:
https://www1.nyc.gov/assets/doh/downloads/pdf/imm/covid-19-daily-data-summary.pdf
but was wondering if that same data exists in csv format somewhere. I searched around and couldn't find it

Is this what you are looking for?

https://github.com/nychealth/coronavirus-data

https://github.com/nychealth/coronavirus-data/blob/master/case-hosp-death.csv

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Re: The coronavirus thread
« Reply #85 on: April 01, 2020, 03:09:06 PM »
I have been following the reports that others have linked to here:
https://www1.nyc.gov/assets/doh/downloads/pdf/imm/covid-19-daily-data-summary.pdf
but was wondering if that same data exists in csv format somewhere. I searched around and couldn't find it

Is this what you are looking for?

https://github.com/nychealth/coronavirus-data

https://github.com/nychealth/coronavirus-data/blob/master/case-hosp-death.csv

Corona does seem really high, higher than JH and Elmhurst.

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Re: The coronavirus thread
« Reply #86 on: April 02, 2020, 07:15:49 AM »
Article about the grim realities of COVID-19 from a doctor at Elmhurst Hospital:
https://www.vox.com/2020/4/1/21203372/coronavirus-deaths-new-york-queens-elmhurst-hospital-doctors-advice

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Re: The coronavirus thread
« Reply #87 on: April 02, 2020, 05:40:06 PM »
The DOE will now provide free meals to anyone, not just children. The search url is still the same:
https://www.opt-osfns.org/schoolfoodny/meals/default.aspx
The 11372 sites are still PS 69 and PS 149. Bag breakfasts and lunches, but if you're hungry, this could help.

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Re: The coronavirus thread
« Reply #88 on: April 02, 2020, 06:43:26 PM »
This video by a doctor on the front lines explains exactly how NOT to get the virus. I found it very reassuring:

https://youtu.be/7Wr9Z_enNQ4

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Re: The coronavirus thread
« Reply #89 on: April 02, 2020, 08:19:43 PM »
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MmNqXaGuo2k

I'm hoping this isn't real. Very disturbing if it is.

"Authorities remove close to one million N95 respirator masks, gloves, gowns and other medical supplies after a Brooklyn man was caught allegedly hoarding the equipment. He faces charges for lying to investigators and coughing on FBI agents who confronted him."

(I do find it odd that they are carrying one box at a time.)
« Last Edit: April 02, 2020, 08:30:15 PM by jeanette »

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Re: The coronavirus thread
« Reply #89 on: April 02, 2020, 08:19:43 PM »