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Rivington House could be treatment site for Covid-19

Mar 23, 2020 - Crain's New York Business

Rivington House, a former HIV/AIDS nursing home in Manhattan that was the focal point of a controversial real estate deal, is available to serve as a temporary medical facility to treat Covid-19, according to an official at Mount Sinai Health System.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio are urgently searching for facilities that could be retrofitted to treat patients if the city's hospitals are overrun with patients. Last week the governor estimated that the state might need up to 11...