PBMC deputy executive director Amy Loeb discusses trends in COVID cases being seen at the hospital, treatments, capacity, staffing and more.
Confirmed coronavirus cases in Suffolk County rose to 3,385 — up 650 from the 2,735 cases reported yesterday, Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone said this afternoon during a press briefing from his home, where he has been in voluntary quarantine for two weeks.
Schools across New York will remain closed for at least two more weeks as the state continues to fight the coronavirus pandemic, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced today.
As coronavirus cases surge, new research projects N.Y. death toll could exceed 10,000 by end of April
A paper released yesterday by researchers at the University of Washington forecasts the peak of the coronavirus outbreak will hit New York in about nine days and the death toll here could exceed 10,000 by the end of April.
The Town of Riverhead has offered a site within the Calverton Enterprise Park for a temporary hospital. The state is looking for sites in each of its downstate counties for additional 1,000-bed temporary hospitals to handle patient overflow at the peak of the COVID outbreak.
As confirmed coronavirus cases continue to rise at an alarming rate in the downstate New York region, governments on every level are marshaling resources to meet the demands on an already-strained health care system.
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Due to the COVID-19 quarantine requirements, the school board's meeting today will take place solely through virtual/electronic meeting capabilities.
Grab and Go Meals will be available on a daily basis at all K-4 elementary schools from 11am to 1pm, beginning on Wednesday, March 18. Families from all grades levels are welcome to participate.
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