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DC 37, NYSNA Pan NYC H+H Advice To Reuse Protective Equipment

Posted 4/6/20

As the de Blasio administration pushes to obtain millions of face shields and gowns for medical staff treating coronavirus patients, the unions that represent city hospital workers pushed back against NYC Health + Hospitals’s decision to advise staff to reuse the personal protective equipment.

With the number of hospitalizations due to the coronavirus surging, the city is working to have 60,000 hospital beds by May, but will need more staffers who are trained to work in intensive care units as well.

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