Max Parrott (@mwparrott )

Max Parrott

Bio Freelancer covering Queens and beyond m.wisterparrott@gmail.com
Location Brooklyn, NY
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Account created 24-07-2014 20:11:23
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Android : Amazon warehouse workers at a facility in Staten Island will walk out tomorrow “due to the company’s lack of safety protocols during the COVID-19 pandemic,” says RWDSU, which has been organizing workers there.

Android : "Jamaica Hospital has a little more than 70 ventilators, of which about 60 are in use by patients with COVID-19." Jamaica has close to the same shortage of ventilators as Elmhurst Hospital where Christine Chung reported that 54 of the hospital’s 63 ventilators were in use yesterday. twitter.com/DavidFBrand/st…

Twitter Web App : For those of you frustrated with this new map of positive COVID tests: I found THE CITYs data set on ER visits to give a (different but) much sharper sense of neighborhood-based scale ICYMI thecity.nyc/2020/03/new-yo… twitter.com/TweetBenMax/st…

Android : On staffing at Elmhurst -

As of today, we have added 64 clinicians and redeployed 45 ambulatory staff to work in the hospital.

We have 105 new nurses coming tomorrow

To our heroes there: we hear you, we thank you, and we are here to support you. twitter.com/FreddiGoldstei…

Twitter Web App : Yesterday a.m., only 9 of Elmhurst Hospital's 63 ventilators were not being used -- an illuminating example of New York's very very dire ventilator shortage.

Android : "Sanitation workers already have twice the fatality rates of police officers, and nearly seven times the fatality rates of firefighters. They contend daily with germ-ridden environments." twitter.com/RossBarkan/sta…

Twitter Web App : My 10 pm commute to work at Elmhurst Hospital. The 7 train still with plenty of people commuting home from Manhattan. Many of my patients work jobs classified as essential, be they cab drivers, construction laborers or delivery workers, without receiving any essential protections

Twitter Web App : Essential, clear-eyed take from Ed Yong. It’s exhausting trying to keep up with everything, but this isn’t a bad place to start.

theatlantic.com/health/archive…

Twitter Web App : For the Queens Daily Eagle I compiled a list of troubleshooting hacks for the NY unemployment website. For those stalled and frustrated with the process: you are not alone. There were over 2 mil web hits to the site in 6 days. Plz share with your laid off peeps queenseagle.com/all/tips-trick…

Android : SCOOP: Elmhurst Hospital is already struggling to keep up with the COVID-19 pandemic, even though officials say the peak of the crisis has yet to arrive.

Running at over 125% capacity, it's become the municipal hospital system's top priority.
patch.com/new-york/new-y…

Twitter Web App : Why did every store, online and off, run out of food and other critical supplies seemingly at once?

The "just in time" supply chain means no one has reserves any more:

wsj.com/articles/groce…