NEW YORK- Governor Andrew M. Cuomo praises members of the New York National Guard's 133rd Composite Supply Company at a press conference at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City, on March 27, 2020. The convention center will be 1000-bed alternate care site as part of New Yorks multi-agency response to COVID-19. Members of the 133rd worked to get the site up and running in less than a week.
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WNBC -- Sat, 28 Mar 2020 WATCH: Gov. Cuomos Powerful Address to National Guard New York Governor Andrew Cuomo made an emotional speech to the National Guard on Friday, thanking them for converting the Jacob K. Javits Center in Manhattan into a hospital.
CNCBC -- Sat, 28 Mar 2020 Coronavirus: Gov. Cuomo, the National Guard and FEMA transform the Javits Center into a hospital New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Friday that the construction of a temporary hospital at the the Jacob K. Javits Center had been completed with the help of FEMA and the National Guard.... (more)
Nationalguard.mil -- Fri, 27 Mar 2020 NY National Guard doubles force responding to COVID-19 LATHAM, N.Y. The New York National Guard has doubled the number of members helping to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 in the state to more than 2,200 troops on duty.