Bellevue Hospital Makes Urgent Outcall for Protective Equipment

By HCO Staff

NEW YORK—HCO News has received word of an urgent call for assistance during the current COVID-19 pandemic, originating from Dr. Celine Gounder with Bellevue Hospital.

New York State and the NYC metro area are ground zero for the COVID-19 epidemic in the U.S.

Health care providers are facing a critical shortage of personal protective equipment, especially of N95 respirator masks, but also of gowns and face shields.

Donated PPE may be shipped to:

Bellevue Hospital Center

Department of Medicine

462 1st Avenue – 16th Floor

New York, NY 10016

Those seeking further details can reach out to Dr. Gounder at the below contact info:

Celine Gounder, MD, ScM, FIDSA

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine & Infectious Diseases, NYUSOM & Bellevue Hospital

Medica Analyst, CNN

Host/Producer, American Diagnosis and Epidemic podcasts

CEO/Founder, Just Human Productions

Tel. (678) 723-5463 | Cell (917) 275-2618

celine.gounder@nyulangone.org

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