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As NYC continues responding to and recovering from Sandy, the information
below may be useful for persons living with HIV/AIDS in NYC. Please feel
free to share with others.
The following information provided by ADAP:
ADAP UPDATE: Beginning, Monday, October 29, ADAP refill criteria has been
relaxed to enable consumers to get medications that were lost, damaged or
otherwise unavailable. Providers and consumers may call ADAP at 800-542-2437
for more information. ADAP is fully staffed in Albany, and staff will do
everything they can to make sure consumers get the medications they need.
The following information compiled by VOCAL-NY (formerly NYC AIDS Housing
TRAVEL: There is limited subway service as of 2pm on Wednesday, view the
list at Gothamist, MTA's Twitter feed and MTA's website. You can check info
about bus lines on the MTA website.
FOOD: If you lost food during the storm, e.g. spoiled food due to an
electricity outage, you can apply for emergency food stamps. Go to the
nearest HRA or HASA Center and fill out a 2921 Form.
METHADONE: Methadone maintenance treatment programs appear to be offering
guest dosing and multiple days for take-homes. If you cannot get to your
regular program, go to the nearest one and ask them to call your counselor
to confirm your dose. To find a program near you, visit this OASAS website.
MEDICAID: Fee for service Medicaid is waiving prior authorization
requirements for urgent health needs during the state of emergency. Contact
the CSC Call Center at 800-343-9000 for more information. SCROLL TO BOTTOM
OF EMAIL FOR MORE INFORMATION.
LOCAL SERVICES & 311: We encourage you to try 311. As an alternative, you
can reach out to your local elected officials office. Click on these links
to find your City Council Member, State Assembly Member or State Senator. Do
NOT call 911 unless it is a real emergency!
EMERGENCY SERVICES: Here's a website for emergency info about Hurricane
Sandy and a special hotline for New York residents: 1-888-769-7243 /
1-518-485-1159. For power outages and gas issues, call 1-800-75-CONED.
Here's the Red Cross website.
SHELTERS: Click here for a list for emergency shelters for people displaced
by Sandy. You can also reach out to local elected officials mentioned above.
COURT: Manhattan DAT court is open. Do not assume your hearing is cancelled
unless you can confirm it. We do not know if the courts are issuing bench
warrants for people who don't appear given the limited transportation
options after the storm.
HASA: The 14th Street, Coney Island and Staten Island HASA Centers appear to
be closed. Please call to confirm. You can go to the closest HASA Center if
yours is currently closed. Please see below for a list of HASA Centers and
phone numbers. The HASA Service Line is 212-971-0626, although no one was
answering the phone today.
Community Service Network, Inc.
600 S. Magnolia Avenue Suite 105
Dunn, North Carolina 28334
(910) 892-8128 Fax (910) 892-8136
Toll Free 1-866-509-2863
"Taking the extra step to lend a hand"
Individuals, Families, Communities
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