For the first time in the company’s 28-year existence, anyone within a 50-mile radius of its Hunts Point headquarters can go to their website and place an order.
Lincoln and Jacobi Hospitals and two community-based health centers in the Bronx have been identified as coronavirus testing sites by the NYC Health and Human Services Corp. Appointments are required for all testing.
City Councilman Ritchie Torres announced on March 17 that he has tested positive for the coronavirus. Torres is considered a frontrunner by many in the race to replace Rep. Jose E. Serrano in the 15th congressional district, which includes the South Bronx.
Delivery apps are urging customers to select “contact-free delivery” when making purchases to avoid the spread of the virus. After selecting the no contact option, deliveries will be left at the door instead of exchanging hands.
Candidates in the race for Congress in the South Bronx are shifting the way they run for office, amid fears stoked by the coronavirus pandemic and after Mayor Bill de Blasio urged candidates on Thursday to suspend all door-to-door canvassing in a Queens race.