Stockpile Of PPE Being Kept Outdoors At Queens Veterans' Home; Health Leaders Question If It's Still Fully Protective"You keep PPE not just indoors, but you keep them in rooms where it's the right temperature and humidity to protect the viability of it," said Dr. Mitchell Katz, president and CEO of NYC Health and Hospitals.
More And More Personal Protective Equipment Washing Up On Beaches Across Our AreaDiscarded masks, gloves, wipes and more have been found up and down beaches on the Jersey coastline this past year.
IRS Says PPE Can Be Deducted As Medical ExpensesThe tax filing deadline has been extended from April 15 until May 17 this year.
New York City Said To Be On Track To Have Adequate Supply Of PPE If There's Second Wave Of CoronavirusIs the Big Apple prepared for a second wave of coronavirus? Did we learn anything from a lack of personal protection equipment the first time around?
MTA Rolls Out PPE Vending Machines In NYC Subway SystemInitiallly, there will be a dozen vending machines deployed to 10 subway stations.
Coronavirus Update: Long Island Man Accused Of Hoarding PPE, Price GougingInvestigators say large supplies of PPE were also stored at a warehouse in Brentwood.
N.J. Company Mass Producing Hospital Curtains In Fight Against Coronavirus: 'We Look At Ourselves As Part Of The Team'They’re folding, steaming and stitching in rotating shifts seven days a week.
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.