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Coronavirus Impact

Coronavirus Impact

Learn about the impact Afya is making during this COVID-19 Pandemic. We are diligently helping NYC are healthcare workers get the PPE they need to combat the Coronavirus.

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Protecting Our Frontline Healthcare Workers

Protecting Our Frontline Healthcare Workers

Today, right here with the COVID-19 pandemic in New York, the need for action and the volume of need for protective supplies is indescribable. Hospitals, federally qualified health centers, and community organizations all need to protect their frontline. We have to protect our healthcare workers.

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Help Make Masks & Face-Shields at Home

Help Make Masks & Face-Shields at Home

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) such as masks, goggles, and face shields are in short supply around the world, but nurses, doctors, and other healthcare workers need it in order to stay safe and continue working.

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Afya in Crain’s Health Pulse

Afya in Crain’s Health Pulse

Afya is partnering with Hudson River Health Care in Peekskill, which will serve as a distribution point for FQHCs in Westchester. Afya is also sharing supplies with Harlem United, an FQHC with 25 sites that handled about 23,000 visits last year.

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Afya featured by City Biz List

Afya featured by City Biz List

Read the original article at: AFYA & Partners To Provide Health Supplies For Covid-19 In New York Afya, a Yonkers-based nonprofit which delivers medical supplies to underserved locations globally, has formed a partnership to assist New York Federally Qualified...

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Sending Materials to Wuhan, China

Sending Materials to Wuhan, China

Afya was featured in Newswire donating supplies to Wuhan, China. Read the original article at: Donated Medical Supplies Leave New York for Wuhan ​The Afya Foundation Sends Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) to China PRESS RELEASE  UPDATED: FEB 13, 2020 NEW YORK,...

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When You Have to Find a Way To Help

When You Have to Find a Way To Help

Many years ago when my children were young and the birth of a new sibling was close, we read “Koala Lou,” a beloved children’s book by an extraordinary Australian writer, Mem Fox. In the story, a young koala anticipates the birth of a sibling and navigates all the...

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HURRICANE RELIEF

HURRICANE RELIEF

Afya is busy doing what it does well, respond to needs, worldwide, with tenacity, compassion and the delivery of supplies vitally needed for medical care. The islands have our attention and focus and we can make a difference there.  We have request lists for medical...

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Afya WORKS WITH OTHERS TO AIR LIFT SUPPLIES TO PUERTO RICO

Afya WORKS WITH OTHERS TO AIR LIFT SUPPLIES TO PUERTO RICO

GOVERNOR CUOMO ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL STATE POLICE, NYPA WORKERS, PORT AUTHORITY EMERGENCY PERSONNEL DEPLOYED TO PUERTO RICO TO ASSIST WITH ONGOING EMPIRE STATE RELIEF AND RECOVERY EFFORT 72 Port Authority Emergency Personnel to Assist in Coordinated Recovery Efforts 53...

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HUFFINGTON POST REPORTS ON Afya’s AIRLIFT TO PUERTO RICO

HUFFINGTON POST REPORTS ON Afya’s AIRLIFT TO PUERTO RICO

Essential Medical Supplies Arrive in Vieques from New York Area Donors FARMINGDALE, NY / SAN JUAN, PR – September 29 – A shipment of nearly a thousand pounds of essential medicines including antibiotics, vaccines, asthma and diabetes drugs has landed in San Juan. The...

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