COVID-19: Many Pushing For Mount Vernon Hospital To Stay Open Amid Outbreak

July 09, 2020

Originally published in Mount Vernon Daily Voice on July 09, 2020.

Throughout this pandemic, the City of Mount Vernon has been one of the hardest-hit areas in Westchester County,” she said. “If COVID-19 has taught us anything, it is that our community desperately needs more access to emergency and intensive care services, not less. 

I stand firmly with the New York State Nurses Association, advocates, and my colleagues in government in calling for the full reopening and revitalization of Mount Vernon Hospital,” she added. “Now more than ever, we must invest in the resources and infrastructure our communities need to survive and prosper.”