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The Digital Doctor Is In

The Digital Doctor Is In

Anne Sansevero saw it coming. As the first cases of COVID-19 began surfacing in America, Sansevero, who has been a geriatric nurse practitioner for more than 30 years and runs a private practice serving seniors, foresaw that her elderly clients—one of the most vulnerable populations to the contagious virus—would particularly be at risk. “I knew […]

On the Frontlines: Nurses Say They Need More Protective Masks and Gear

On the Frontlines:  Nurses Say They Need More Protective Masks and Gear

Nurses treating COVID-19 patients throughout many of the city’s hospitals are reporting that they don’t have enough protective gear. As the virus continues to spread through the city, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that more personal protective gear, and masks are on their way.  For anxious nurses, the relief can’t come soon enough. Reports of supply […]

New York City’s Nursing Homes Brace for Coronavirus

New York City’s Nursing Homes Brace for Coronavirus

Nursing homes in New York City are gearing up to protect their residents from the coronavirus, following the state health department’s advice to take preventive measures against the introduction of the virus in their facilities. The rapid spread of the potentially deadly virus, and especially the pocket of fatalities in a Kirkland, Washington facility, has […]