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Elmhurst Hospital

Public Hospital Pandemic Prep Playbook Called for Massive Mask Stockpile That Didn’t Materialize

The June 2019 document proved prescient in advising getting more PPE, enough staff to deal with throngs and space to isolate infected patients: "Lack of readiness creates significant safety problems."

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Neighborhood on Edge Surrounds Elmhurst Hospital at Center of Surge

For those who live near the city-run medical center wracked by coronavirus deaths in the borough with the most cases, anxiety is in the air.

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Queens Public Hospital Thrust into ‘Center of Crisis’ as Coronavirus Deaths Mount

Two dozen doctors and nurses were added Wednesday after a spike in COVID-19 deaths at Elmhurst Hospital, which has been deluged with patients.

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Planned Closure of Elmhurst Hospital Day Care Leaves Parents With Emergency

Queens’ Little Elms Child Care Center — which operates rent-free at the city hospital — was relied upon by staffers and locals with few area options.

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City Seeks to Move Mentally Ill Inmates to Hospitals

A new possibility in plans to close Rikers Island jails: relocation of mentally ill and medically needy to secure hospital facilities


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