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COVID-19 testing starts at Glen Island Park in New Rochelle on March 13, 2020.

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College dormitories, former nursing homes and other buildings could be converted into medical facilities to help treat the wave of novel coronavirus infections expected to hit New York’s hospital system in coming weeks and months.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday called on local governments to identify existing buildings that could most easily be