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Hospital Ship Brings Comfort to NYC

(Photo: The USNS Comfort is escorted by U.S. Coast Guard, New York Police Department and New York Fire Department as it sails below the Verrrazano Bridge as the ship arrives in in New York City. NEW YORK — The U.S. Navy hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) arrived in New York City Monday in support […]

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Temporary Hospital Completed at Javits Center

NY Governor Andrew Cuomo (photo above) announced that the first 1,000-bed temporary hospital is now complete at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center on the West Side of Manhattan. This temporary hospital site is part of the Governor’s goal of having a 1,000-plus patient overflow facility in each NYC borough as well as Westchester, Rockland, […]

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Javits Center Converted to Emergency Hospital

The Jacob Javits Center on the West Side of Manhattan is NY’s largest convention center but is being converted into an emergency hospital to deal with an expected overflow of coronavirus patients. The Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA) has started to build a 1,000-bed temporary hospital at Javits that will help increase New York’s hospital […]

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Northwell Health to Defer Payments for Patients

NEW HYDE PARK, NY — Northwell Health, New York State’s largest health care provider and the state’s largest private employer, announced that it would delay payments with zero percent interest for a minimum of 60 days for those patients who receive medical services and have been financially impacted with the loss of a job, lost wages […]

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NYU Opening New Inpatient Facility

NEW YORK — This Sunday, NYU Langone Health will open the doors to a new inpatient facility, the Helen L. and Martin S. Kimmel Pavilion, adding significantly to the healthcare space in New York City and offering private rooms for all patients. The building includes Hassenfeld Children’s Hospital—34th Street, the first children’s hospital built in […]