Gov. Hochul Says New York State Getting Additional Help to Battle COVID

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Governor Hochul says New York State is getting additional help from the federal government in the ongoing fight against the coronavirus.

The governor said Thursday National Ambulance Contract Teams will be arriving in the Empire State in the coming days. Members will be going to hospitals all across Upstate region to help out workers who are struggling to treat a growing number of patients. In a statement, the governor thanked President Biden for sending the necessary resources to help fight the winter surge of new COVID-19 cases that are being fueled by the omicron variant.

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