Businesses and corporations across New York City are coming together to fight COVID-19 as a team. As a nation we are finding ways to support and express our gratitude to our brave healthcare workers who are fighting this virus at the front line.
Their selfless work makes it possible for us to stay home and remain as healthy as possible. New York City is facing a heightened crisis of its own, as the bubble houses nearly a third of the entire country’s positive cases. This has brought a dark cloud and feeling of anxiety handing over the entire city.
The Four Seasons Hotel on Manhattan’s Billionaire’s Row has opened their doors to offer all medical workers hotel rooms for free.
This comes in response to the governor’s call to action for businesses to do their part in supporting healthcare workers and helping them do their work in any way we can. Governor Cuomo said, “A crisis shows you a person’s coul. The weaknesses explode and the strengths are emboldened”.
The Hotel is known for its luxury; rooms are usually around $1,000 a night and it is considered a top of the line hotel. They have announced that they won’t be taking new bookings through April 15th, in order to accommodate as many medical personnel who need housing in the city as possible.
The Hotel is in the perfect location, as there are medical facilities on all sides within a 30 mile radius.
Ty Warner, owner of the Four Seasons, acknowledged that “many of those working in New York City have to travel long distances to and from their homes after putting in 18 hour days.
They need a place they can rest and regenerate”. Medical buildings near the Hotel include: Bellevue, Cornell Medical Center, NYU Langone, and Mt. Sinai.