22 March 2020 – Nursing home converted into temporary hospital; hospital capacity increased by 50%

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Intervention Categories: Legal and policy; New initiatives
Level of Jurisdiction: New York

Overview: Announces State Has Leased 600-Bed Capacity Nursing Home Facility in Brooklyn to Convert into Temporary Hospital. Signs Executive Order Mandating Hospitals Increase Capacity by at Least 50 Percent – Goal of 100 Percent Increase in Capacity
Full details here: https://www.governor.ny.gov/news/amid-ongoing-covid-19-pandemic-governor-cuomo-accepts-recommendation-army-corps-engineers-four