- Mayor DeBlasio declared a State of Emergency, closing bars, restaurants, and cafes, and announced all schools would shift to distance learning.
- 31,000 food workers made a new unemployment claim in the first 7 days (Initial Claims Data).
Hot Bread Kitchen:
- Initiated outreach to members to understand job status, business revenue loss, and financial support plans.
- Launched an emergency hotline to receive member concerns and questions and make Hot Bread Kitchen resources accessible.