02 April 2020 – 3,000 BiPAP machines purchased by the state, out-of-state volunteers to work in healthcare system

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Type of Intervention: Healthcare and public health capacity
Sectors Involved: Increase in medical supplies and equipment
Level of Jurisdiction: New York
Lead People/Agency:

Overview: State Has Purchased 3,000 BiPAP Machines from Philips in Pittsburgh. 750 BiPAP Machines Already In Stock. to be converted into ventilators. 21,000 Out-of-State Individuals Have Volunteered to Work in New York’s Healthcare System During COVID-19 Pandemic. 85,400 Health Professionals Have Signed up to Volunteer as Part of the State’s Surge Healthcare Force to Date
Full details here: https://www.governor.ny.gov/news/amid-ongoing-covid-19-pandemic-governor-cuomo-announces-state-department-health-has-approved