Jaclyn Jeffrey-Wilensky

New York Public Radio

Jaclyn Jeffrey-Wilensky appears in the following:

Health workers in NYC describe confusion, errors in early days of asylum seeker vaccine clinics

Tuesday, March 28, 2023

A medical company contracted by NYC to bring migrants up to date on vaccines struggled early on, according to internal documents and interviews with staff members.


Misinformation is spreading that washed up whales died from offshore wind development

Wednesday, February 22, 2023

At least 12 whales have washed up on beaches in New York and New Jersey since December. People are spreading misinformation that off-shore wind development caused their deaths.


The Crap Your Shoes Are Bringing In

Friday, February 17, 2023

The fecal matter that people track into their homes from their shoes and the etiquette around asking people to take their shoes off.

A Long Island village is prepping for months without internet. Is NYC ready, too?

Monday, November 21, 2022

The village of Lynbrook recently released an 11-page plan detailing how the government and essential services could run without broadband.


A decade after Sandy, hurricane flood maps reveal New York's climate future

Saturday, October 29, 2022

National Hurricane Center data for New York City shows development happening in at-risk areas, even as climate change brings more frequent and intense storms.


The legacy of 'Sandy cough' and why mold is still a major problem after storms

Thursday, October 20, 2022

NYC faces more frequent intense storms, are we better prepared to fight off mold? Experts say yes, sort of, pointing to recent changes to the law and better awareness among homeowners.


Future storms will put parts of NYC underwater, endangering hundreds of thousands

Thursday, July 28, 2022

National Hurricane Center data show that areas in New York City where public housing exists are at risk as climate change brings more frequent and intense storms.


New NYC storm surge map shows how climate change threatens affordable housing, upscale waterfront

Thursday, July 28, 2022

East Harlem continues to repair damage from Hurricane Sandy, as the Greenpoint-Williamsburg waterfront builds large high-rises in a flood zone where permanent retreat could be necessary.


These hurricane flood maps reveal the climate future for Miami, NYC and D.C.

Thursday, July 28, 2022

National Hurricane Center data for Miami, Washington, D.C., and New York City show development happening in at-risk areas, even as climate change brings more frequent and intense storms.


The troubles that NYC has had in rolling out the monkeypox vaccine

Wednesday, July 13, 2022

New York is one of the states with the highest number of monkeypox cases. But New York City's health department has faced ongoing problems in their vaccination rollout against it.


NYC’s plan for public internet paused under Mayor Adams

Wednesday, June 01, 2022

In the meantime, more than a million New Yorkers are going without reliable internet access.


E-bike battery fires in NYC on track to double this year

Thursday, May 19, 2022

The fires are preventable and fairly rare, but they can be uniquely destructive.


Take a tour with NYC contact tracers, as the landmark COVID initiative ends

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.


For NYC, the legacy of redlining is in the air we breathe

Friday, April 01, 2022

Neighborhoods once considered ‘unfavorable’ for home loans are more polluted than average.


Mayor Adams wants to fix food access. Here are the neighborhoods lacking supermarkets.

Tuesday, March 22, 2022

Food policy experts and advocates want more than just lentils and bodega berries from the new mayor.


Meet the COVID testers who've swabbed 150,000 noses in NYC since pandemic began

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.


Straphangers speak about subway safety, mental health a month after fatal shoving

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. 


NYC's COVID Testing Numbers Are Shrinking Faster Than Ever Before

Monday, January 31, 2022

Official testing numbers have been cut nearly in half over two weeks. Last year, a similar drop took six months.


More NYC School Students Are Being Tested For COVID-19, But Gaps Remain

Tuesday, January 18, 2022

The education department said student testing would double. It came close.