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5 Jun

Here at CDChoices, we like to use data to support our claims. When the coronavirus pandemic began, we suspected our Consumers would face certain difficulties but soon realized we were wrong. To help us get a clearer picture of our Consumers' needs, we conducted a survey. We are in the process of analyzing the data and plan to share interesting findings each week in June using a feature we're calling #FactFriday. We hope these facts will help people understand the critical role [...]

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15 May

The Coronavirus pandemic and COVID-19 have disrupted lives. People with disabilities are facing unique barriers to their independence as they navigate changes caused by the pandemic. Shortly after Governor Andrew M. Cuomo issued the New York State on PAUSE Executive Order, CDChoices began to hear anecdotal stories of the challenges experienced by our Consumers and their home care employees. We suspected our Consumers had other needs and conducted a survey to assess barriers and challenges [...]

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5 May

CDChoices has teamed up with health insurer CDPHP to provide its Consumers and their home care employees with cloth face masks amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. Last month, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo issued an executive order requiring New Yorkers – including frontline staff – to wear face coverings in public. CDPHP stepped-up to the plate and is paying for more than 500 cloth face masks for those in need. CDChoices received many emails and phone calls from its Consumers and their [...]

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25 Mar

Thank you to everyone who has reached out to us as we continue to respond to the coronavirus (COVID 19) pandemic. We have been receiving many questions related to Governor Cuomo’s PAUSE Act. ***The Governor’s PAUSE Act, which shut down non-essential businesses effective March 22 at 8 PM, does not apply to CDPA. Fiscal Intermediaries and Personal Assistants are essential healthcare workers.***Some of you have asked about our operations here at CDChoices during the COVID 19 [...]

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