Yesterday, Governor Andrew Cuomo issued a call for retired doctors and nurses to return to work to help during the COVID-19 crisis if they are able. With COVID-19 cases rising across the state, more healthcare workers are needed. Cuomo said for those doctors and nurses, New York State would automatically renew their registrations without cost.

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Cuomo also mandated hospitals to expand capacity by 25% and warned that more restrictions may be coming if regions cannot get their hospitalization rates stabilized. See video of the press conference below.

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