Mayor unveils plan for new COVID-19 testing lab

Mayor Bill de Blasio unveiled a new coronavirus testing lab during a news conference Thursday.

News 12 Staff

Sep 24, 2020, 7:07 PM

Updated 1,331 days ago

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Mayor Bill de Blasio unveiled a new coronavirus testing lab during a news conference Thursday. 
The mayor says New York City needs to be a global hub for public health development.   
He unveiled his strategic plan that includes continuing and building on the momentum in the city to prioritize public health.  The mayor also plans to invest in innovation and create new high-quality jobs in the city.  There will also be a focus on helping historically under-served communities. 
The mayor also announced a new citywide rapid COVID-19 testing system.  He says investing in public health is investing in economic health. 


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