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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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17 Mar

In an effort to do our part to help stop the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), our office is temporarily closed. Staff will be working, but we will not be open to the public.CDChoices is temporarily suspending in-person meetings with our Consumers, Designated Representatives and their Personal Assistants. If you need assistance, have questions, or would like to discuss an issue or concern, our staff are available by phone or email. We can also arrange for web-video conversations as [...]

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12 Mar

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) has been the top news story for weeks, and will continue to be until the deadly virus stops spreading. New York State alone has seen several confirmed COVID-19 cases within the past couple of weeks. Below are some resources and tips for your safety and current information on the virus:• Wash your hands often with soap and warm water for at least 20 seconds. • Carry and use a hand sanitizer that is at least 60% alcohol. • Avoid touching your [...]

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27 Jun

We are happy to announce that the new Consumer Lending Library is ready for use - and the most exciting feature is that it is accessible for wheelchair users!If you are a wheelchair user, you know accessing things that aren't within easy reach can be frustrating or downright impossible. We wanted a way to allow someone in a seated position to access all the books on the shelves. Our solution was this beautifully built, custom-made cabinet with electric shelves which move up and down. If you [...]

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