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New York City sent out a push alert to all phones asking licensed healthcare workers to volunteer in overburdened facilities

Posted On: 3 Apr 2020   |   Posted By: Business Insider

New York City sent out a push alert to all phones asking licensed healthcare workers to volunteer in overburdened facilities

New York City sent out a push alert seeking medical volunteers to help in hospitals.
NYC has become the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak in the US.
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New York City residents got an emergency push alert asking for licensed healthcare workers to volunteer to work in overburdened facilities on Friday.
Push alert to all NYC phones: pic.twitter.com/1xJ07DgfXd - Jonathan Lemire April 3, 2020
The city has become the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak in the US with more than 57,000 people infected and over 1,500 deaths.
Those who sign up to help will go through a two-step process to verify their license and be matched in places that need help, the New York City site said .
Healthcare workers in the city and all across the US have spoken about limited medical equipment to treat patients and shortages of personal protective equipment needed to limit medical staff's exposure to the virus when working with COVID-19 patients.
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