The mayor said he expects New York to face "unprecedented challenges" in the next few weeks and is asking the president to call on doctors and nurses around the country to deploy where they are most needed.
Officials fear they will soon run out of breathing machines for intensive care patients. Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed an executive order will allow the state to redeploy excess ventilators and protective equipment from hospitals and other institutions.
The former commander of the USS Theodore Roosevelt received a thunderous sendoff from his sailors Friday morning.
The U.S Navy is relieving of duty the commander of the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt, who had sounded the alarm on a COVID-19 outbreak on board.
U.S. and Canadian fighter pilots intercepted multiple Russian aircraft off the coast of Alaska on several occasions in March.
In a desperate plea for help, the commanding officer of the deployed aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt says his entire crew of roughly 5,000 sailors needs to be isolated after up to 200 onboard have tested positive for coronavirus.
Capt. Douglas Linn Hickok died at a hospital in Pennsylvania, where he lived, according to the Department of Defense.
The USNS Comfort arrived in New York City to help with hospital overflow due to the coronavirus.
Recipients can request prescription refills, sign up for text message reminders about their health care and ask non-urgent questions via video, telephone or the VA's secure online messaging system.
The Pentagon says it's made no decisions yet about calling up reservists following President Donald Trump's order authorizing the call-up of an unspecified number to help with the coronavirus response.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo is asking the Trump administration to authorize an additional 4,000 beds in the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens. Cuomo also said schools in New York state will remain closed for another two weeks until April 15.
The hospital ship USNS Mercy sailed into the Port of Los Angeles Friday to provide relief for Southland hospitals overwhelmed by the coronavirus pandemic.
Millions of Americans have been ordered to stay home. Businesses and schools are shuttered. And National Guard units have been activated in more than half the states.
COVID-19 prompted the postponement of Tokyo 2020, but this is not the first time the Olympics have not occurred during their scheduled year.
Mayor Bill de Blasio called the president's decision to not mobilize the military "immoral" and said he doesn't understand why Trump hasn't given the Pentagon orders.
California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Thursday sent a letter to President Donald Trump requesting the immediate deployment of the USNS Mercy Hospital Ship to the Port of Los Angeles through Sept. 1, 2020, to help assist with the state's battle against COVID-19.
President Trump is going to deploy a Navy hospital ship for New York to use to treat coronavirus victims.
Defense Secretary Mark Esper said the first million respirator masks will be made available immediately.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said the state needs help from the federal government, especially the Army Corps of Engineers. He snapped back at the president who suggested he wasn't doing enough.
And in addition to disinfectants and other household goods, guns and survival gear are in demand.