Jaclyn Jeffrey-Wilensky appears in the following:
Thursday, May 19, 2022
The fires are preventable and fairly rare, but they can be uniquely destructive.
Friday, April 29, 2022
As the city sunsets its large-scale COVID-19 outreach efforts, contact tracers reflect on two years of knocking doors.
A trauma psychologist offers tips for NYC parents and kids trying to make sense of the subway shooting
Wednesday, April 13, 2022
Dr. Alison Holman fields audience questions on how to discuss traumatic events with children in the wake of the Sunset Park shooting.
Friday, April 01, 2022
Neighborhoods once considered ‘unfavorable’ for home loans are more polluted than average.
Tuesday, March 22, 2022
Food policy experts and advocates want more than just lentils and bodega berries from the new mayor.
Tuesday, March 01, 2022
Frontline workers told Gothamist about their fatigue, their fears and their hopes for the future after nearly two years testing New Yorkers for COVID-19.
Monday, February 14, 2022
Riders, city officials and advocates for unhoused populations describe how they’re approaching subway safety and dealing with the collective trauma from the Michelle Go tragedy.
Monday, January 31, 2022
Official testing numbers have been cut nearly in half over two weeks. Last year, a similar drop took six months.
Tuesday, January 18, 2022
The education department said student testing would double. It came close.
Friday, January 14, 2022
The COVID surge has muddied the start to 2022 in New York City's public schools. But is a temporary switch to remote learning the right decision?
Tuesday, January 11, 2022
WNYC's Health and Science Data Reporter, Jaclyn Jeffrey-Wilensky, discusses declining COVID-19 infection numbers in New York City and what the data can actually tell us.
Tuesday, December 14, 2021
The head of NYC Test & Trace discusses how this public health initiative is looking for omicron cases, including those connected to an early outbreak at a Manhattan anime festival.
Tuesday, December 07, 2021
Staff testing rates have declined sharply and only a fraction of students have opted in, making outbreaks hard to catch.
Thursday, November 18, 2021
A WNYC/Gothamist investigation discovered that the Department of Education got those devices for a bargain after the supplier lobbied the city.
Friday, November 05, 2021
The omission technically violates city code.
Monday, November 01, 2021
Thousands of New York City's first responders have yet to comply with the mayor's vaccine mandate. How might city services suffer?
Monday, October 11, 2021
Climate change is worsening extreme heat in New York City, but not everyone feels it equally.
Friday, September 24, 2021
The episode happened at the Spring Creek school building in East New York, which houses staff and students for three separate schools.
Friday, September 10, 2021
A step-by-step guide to dealing with flood damage.
Monday, August 30, 2021
The size of the task is daunting, as 1 million students prepare to return to the nation’s largest public school system.