NEW ROCHELLE-- New York Army National Guard medics who will be helping with information collection at a drive-thru coronavirus testing station in Westchester County receive instruction on how to wear protective clothing from Westchester County health sanitarian Stefan Goreau at the New York State Department of Health officers in New Rochelle N.Y. on March 14 2020. New York State is establishing drive-thru testing stations so that people dispatched to get a test by their doctor can do so easily and not contaminate other people. The New York National Guard Soldiers will asisst in data collection at the stations. Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has mobilized National Guard Soldiers to assist in administrative tasks as part of the effort to contain the COVID-19 virus.
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Stars and Stripes -- Tue, 31 Mar 2020 Nearly 15,000 troops are now deployed as National Guards mission expands to fight coronavirus A team of 19 Arizona National Guard soldiers built a 50-bed federal medical station overnight Sunday to begin supporting the Navajo Nation in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.
CBS 6 -- Mon, 30 Mar 2020 National Guard turns Times Union Center into critical food hub (video) ALBANY NY (WRGB) - The Times Union Center--usually a hot spot for entertainment and sports- Now it's serving a hugely important purpose as a food hub! We first told you about the Albany County... (more)
Military Times -- Mon, 30 Mar 2020 Latest Guard update: More than 14,600 troops mobilized for COVID-19 response The number of Guard troops mobilized in the effort to cope with the coronavirus pandemic continues to grow. As of Sunday morning, more than 14,670 Air and Army National Guard professionals... (more)