We are on the frontlines of the COVID-19 crisis

March 23, 2020

New York’s healthcare workers and hospitals are dedicated to fighting the COVID-19 crisis every day.

Our high-quality hospitals and outstanding healthcare workers have shown time and again that they are ready to contain outbreaks of illness.

We are taking measures for:

  • Preventing the spread of the virus
  • Identifying and isolating patients
  • Safe, effective patient care
  • Monitoring and managing healthcare workers
  • Refresher training for healthcare workers
  • Ensuring the prevention of infection within facilities
  • Isolation rooms
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Contingency plans if the demand for supplies exceeds availability
  • Close communication with local and state health departments

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