The New York State Nurses Association, the state’s nurses’ union, sued the New York State’s Department of Health and two medical centers Monday over working conditions during the COVID-19 pandemic. The union filed three lawsuits—against New York’s Department of Health, Montefiore Medical Center, and Westchester Medical Center. A press release issued by the union states […]
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 […]
For emergency room doctors, the battle against coronavirus is jarring, graphic and overwhelming. Hear Dr. Alyssa Nguyen-Phuc talks about her experiences in this COVID-19 pandemic.
The elderly, residents of a nearby low-income neighborhood and deli owners are bearing the greatest cost of losing a hospital in brownstone Brooklyn. But experts say the impact goes much further.