Mayor: NYC Will Throw Ticker-Tape Parade For Coronavirus Heroes, Assemble Strategic Reserve Of SuppliesThe mayor said the reserve will include so-called "bridge" ventilators, face shields, surgical gowns and test kits.
Answering The Coronavirus Call: Garment District Making Badly Needed Surgical Gowns For Front-Line WorkersMayor Bill de Blasio says New York City hospitals have enough masks, face shields and gloves to make it through Sunday, but surgical gowns are in short supply.
Coronavirus Update: Businesses, Organizations Making Up For Government's Shortcomings On PPE Procurement FrontWith this fight against coronavirus comes a constant need for protective equipment for those on the front lines, and the supplies are coming from unlikely sources.
Coronavirus Update: Snow Sport Community Steps Up To Donate Goggles, Masks To Front-Line WorkersIt started with a plea from a Bronx emergency room doctor. Dr. Michael Halperin made an urgent and unusual request of his fellow skiers.
Coronavirus Update: New York City Scrambling To Get Ahold Of More Ventilators And Staff"If we had 20 to 24 ventilators running before, that would be considered a lot. Right now we are operating 50-65 ventilators. And we have not had an increase in staffing," said Daniel Bellevue, a respiratory therapist at Woodhull Hospital.
Coronavirus Update: Mayor de Blasio Says New York City 'Is Fighting Back With Everything We've Got'Local companies are hard at work there manufacturing hospital gowns and personal protective equipment amid the coronavirus pandemic.