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