October is Breast Cancer
Awareness Month but really,
each month, each day should
be for this terrible disease
that takes so many of our
family and friends. Thanks
to all the companies that
have sponsored a message in
this issue to share their support.
Domestic Violence Awareness
Month, educating the public
on the realities of domestic
violence, domestic violence prevention,
and services for those
experiencing violence in their
Missions to the United Nations
of the United States, Peru,
and Sierra Leone co-sponsored
an event commemorating the
75th anniversary of the founding
of the United Nations and
the 20th anniversary of the Protocol
to Prevent, Suppress and
Punish Trafficking in Persons,
Public Comment closes October
NEW Travel Mandates
Governor places new quarantine
requirements on International
arriving travelers. Now both domestic
and International arrivals
into NYS airports are subject to
$2000 fines if health forms are not
6 AIRPORT VOICE, OCTOBER 2020
October Community Events Updates
& Covid-19 Related Information
Especially Women and Children
9-11 Video Available
9-11 JFK Memorial Service
video from Airport Voice
If you have additional video
footage you would like to include
in the next release please
Congress fails to reach new
CARES Act program as of October
The current CARES benefits
expired on September 30th.
Many of the companies in aviation
including airlines, airports
have had to lay-off and
furloughed workers. Contact
your elected official to share
your concerns over income and
health. FAA reports drop of over
65% of flights, passenger volume
down by similar numbers.
Joe Clabby- Congratulations
for 40 years at JFK for Corporate
Loss Preention Associates.
Denise Erickson, of DFS, formerly
of JFK, and Rotary member,
has been promoted and
relocated as DFS VP Airport division
Congrats to Steve Brocchini
for Interim Security Manager
JFK Airport. Happty retirement
to Kim Dickie.
Correction: In our September
issue should be Lead Agent
Jennifer Garcia, Alaska Air in
Congratulations Global Elite
for successful 2020 1st Responders
Foundation Golf event.
Congratulations to all the
winners in the quarterly We
Soar awards program. If you
see someone do something good,
Next JFK General Manager’s Meeting,
Wednesday December 10, 11am.
JFK Airport Chamber of Commerce
welcomes Congressman Meeks or a zoom
call Wednesday, October 21, 2020 at 9am.
Email JFKCoCExec@gmail.com for registration.
Vaughn College. Vaughn College’s Office
of Career Services will be hosting its annual
Internship Fair on November 12, 2020
from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. via Zoom. Hosted by a
variety of employers Goto www.vaughn.edu
JFK Redevelopment. www.anewjfk.com
Actual groundbreaking for the JFK redevelopment
has been pushed into2021. But
all the wheels are turnng for the public to
participate in bidding and construction opportunities.
Please goto: www.anewjfk.com
Here you will see all the upcoming events,
webinars, roundtables, and virtual networking
to learn about requirements and
to find answers to your questions. Hurry,
there are RFP's about to be released.
Resumption of Services-Port &
JFK Airport management
continues with its
“Resumption of Services
and inning Back our Customers”
every two weeks for the
stakeholders at JFK Airport.
This is hosted by
the Aviation Department
in response to the Covid19
The Port continues to
coordinate with its partners
through these meeting. Immediate
include deployment of terminal
cleaning and sanitizing,
social distancing, use of facial
shielding, and overall precautions
and workers should practice
when taking a flight.
Currently terminal operators
are working with
concessions with a phasedin
approach based on distancing,
and looking for additional
food availability. Port is
also working on ne Health
and safety cerfifications to
make the public more confident
Mental Health Resources
NJ Mental Health Cares Hotline
– For emotional support dealing
with stress, anxiety and depression
due to COVID-19, speak with a behavioral
care specialist at 1-866-202-HELP
(4357) daily from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. (7 days
a week, free).
NJ Hopeline – This is a 24/7 Peer
Support & Suicide Prevention Hotline
– Call 1-855-654-6735.
NY COVID-19 Emotional Support
Hotline – Get free emotional support,
consultations and referrals to a
provider. Call 1-844-863-9314.
NY Headspace – Governor Andrew
Cuomo has joined forces with the
Headspace app to provide New Yorkers
with free access to meditation and
mindfulness exercises. Read more.
Meetings are now
All Port Authjority and organizational
meetings held at the airports
are virtual. Please check your
ability to use Webex opr Zoom for
these meetings. Apps can be downloaded
to your phone or to your
computer. Test them with a friend.
Department of Health requiring
health forms from travelers
from states with high positive Covid
numbers as part of NYS DOH
Travel Advisory. Face masks are
required at the airport for entire
entire journey from entering terminals,
at gates, on aircraft and upon
destination. Bring, and wear you
Covid Testing: XpresCheck
Rapid and PCR testing centers at
JFK and EWR. Adams Health Services
now open at JFK Terminal
one- 3 hour testing and PCR tests
available . All centers open to all
airport workers and airlines. Certificates
are available for proof of
testing for travelers.
The Global Entry office at JFK
has reopened September 8 at T4m
The Port Authority has launched
a survey for airport employees to
understand the experiences and
changing needs many employees
face as a result of COVID-19.
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The ID office
is accepting all appiications electronically
on line. This is meant to
save time and comply with social
distancing. The ID office is also providing
SIDA badge holder training
online as well.
AirTrain JFK at Jamaica Station
has been nominated for Cintas
2020 America’s Best Restroom Your
vote can help crown the winner.
VOTE Here: https://www.bestrestroom.