For people experiencing homelessness, the simple notion of transportation can stand between receiving healthcare and foregoing it altogether. The Good Health Shuttle, The Floating Hospital’s fleet of minibuses, resolves that.
The early days of Covid-19 vaccination distribution were incredibly challenging for the medical community. But for the providers and staff of The Floating Hospital, it was a multi-layered puzzle that presented new challenges daily, if not hourly.
"From the moment we stepped through the doors adorned with a little boat logo underneath the Queensboro Plaza #7 train stop, we knew The Floating Hospital was not your typical American healthcare institution."
The Floating Hospital is among many health organizations that leverage October, National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, as a way to raise awareness about the disease and encourage women to get a mammogram.