Right now, expanding hospital bed capacity is a priority. I have proposed using the decommissioned Victory Memorial Hospital site in Brooklyn to help meet the need in the borough. It’s a 254 bed site located at the border of Bay Ridge and Dyker Heights that is currently not being utilized to its potential. Today I wrote a follow up letter to Governor Andrew Cuomo and Borough President Eric Adams and I continue to urge that it be explored to meet the demand we face.

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