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Source: AM New York
Subject: Health Justice & Access
Type: Media Coverage

Immigrant household cleaners rally outside of Hochul’s office to demand universal healthcare

Household cleaners, elected officials and members of Make the Road New York gathered outside of Governor Kathy Hochul’s New York City office to demand universal healthcare while unveiling a new report highlighting the urgent need for healthcare coverage for all.

The report from Make the Road New York surveyed 400 Latinx immigrant household cleaners across NYC and Westchester found that 50% of household cleaners don’t have access to health insurance, more than 50% were infected with COVID-19 during the first year of the pandemic and more than 80% of workers lost their jobs or income during the pandemic.