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Health And Hospitals

  1. work

    Construction on City Hospital Back Offices Goes On After Cuomo Work Halt

    New Manhattan administrative space for New York City Health + Hospitals has been deemed an “essential” exception to the governor’s “pause” order.

    work

  2. health

    Hospitals Nearing ICU Bed Limits as COVID-19 Surges in NYC

    New York City is in a race against time to set up enough beds for the sickest coronavirus patients. As of Thursday, 307 ICU beds were available.

    health

  3. health

    Three Out of Four Young NYC Coronavirus Fatalities Had Medical Conditions

    Some 20 New Yorkers under 45 have died of COVID-19. Fifteen of them had pre-existing health woes. The rates of pre-existing conditions rises with age.

    health

  4. isolation

    New York City Shuttles Homeless and Other Virus Patients to Hotels

    Officials line up 500 rooms to isolate shelter residents and public hospital patients with nowhere to go. But hotel workers won’t get masks.

    isolation

  5. health

    Queens Public Hospital at ‘Center of Crisis’ as Coronavirus Deaths Mount

    Two dozen doctors and nurses were added Wednesday after a spike in COVID-19 deaths at Elmhurst Hospital, which has been deluged with patients.

    health

  6. coronavirus

    Frontline NYC Medical Staffers Describe Daily Battle at Struggling Hospitals

    They’re scrambling to make do with shrinking resources as the patient apex nears. “I am most worried I will get sick and die,” one Bronx doctor said.

    coronavirus

  7. health

    NYC Hospitals Send Homeless Who Have Coronavirus to Shelters

    At least one person who tested positive has been funneled to the city shelter system amid spiking cases and scramble to create more isolation spaces.

    health

  8. health

    Still No Virus Test for Brooklyn Doctor, But Clearance to Work

    City tells physician he probably has coronavirus, but is no longer contagious. Meanwhile, a Queens doctor is reported hospitalized with COVID-19.

    health

  9. baby bump

    Planned Closure of Elmhurst Hospital Day Care Leaves Parents With Emergency

    Queens’ Little Elms Child Care Center — which operates rent-free at the city hospital — was relied upon by staffers and locals with few area options.

    baby bump

  10. immigration

    New York Vows to Fight New Trump Green Card Benefits Policy

    Lawsuits planned over change that could hurt 400,000 New Yorkers legally receiving government aid. City pledges hospital access for “all people.”

    immigration