Live Updates: New York Gets Ready for Coronavirus

Northwell Health Labs announced late Monday it expects to begin coronavirus testing at its laboratory in Lake Success in Nassau County within a week, now that the US Food & Drug Administration has given the green light for outside labs to conduct the COVID-19. Northwell Health operates 23 hospitals in the New York metropolitan area, including Riverhead’s Peconic Bay Medical Center. Northwell representatives say they are working to enable in-hospital laboratory testing at its hospitals “within a month or so.” …

Pictured Above: Sen. Chuck Schumer and Northwell Health’s Dr. Dwayne Breining tour Northwell Health’s Core Lab in Lake Success, NY on March 2. Northwell will begin testing for COVID-19 this week. | Northwell Health photo Update: March 3, 8:40 a.m.:

Northwell Health Labs announced late Monday it expects […]


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