The USNS Comfort and the Javits Center field hospital remain practically empty of COVID-19 patients as both Department of Defense-run facilities strictly … The Javits Center in Manhattan will now care for coronavirus patients after it was transformed into a 2,500-bed emergency facility run by the U.S. Army. The Javits Center was one of three new vaccination locations that opened on Wednesday, along with the Westchester County Center and the New York State Fair Expo Center. The temporary US Army hospital at the Jacob K. Javits Center is closing Friday after treating nearly 1,100 patients, federal officials said. A total of 1,094 patients have passed through the temporary facility at New York City's mammoth convention center on the West Side. The actor got vaccinated at the Javits Center after booking an appointment online. "New York State is rapidly expanding our networks and capabilities to get as many New Yorkers vaccinated as fast as our supply allows,” Governor Cuomo said. Coronavirus Update: Javits Center Switch Into FEMA Hospital Starts This Week March 23, 2020 at 11:12 pm Filed Under: Alice Gainer , Andrew Cuomo , javits center , … A Federal Emergency Management Agency spokesperson confi… COVID Long Island: ICU nurse wins Jeep after making blankets for… Martin told fans the whole process was "smooth as silk." As part of the larger effort to expand the Javits Center, the Transformer Building will provide the essential electrical infrastructure to power the six city blocks that comprise the Javits campus on the west side of Manhattan. On Monday afternoon, Javits had 72 patients, down from 80 on Sunday. At some sites like the Javits Center some appointments are still available, but very few considering current demand and the pace at which the state has been vaccinating New Yorkers. Epstein is serving as the design architect and structural engineer for the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center Transformer Building. More Patients At Javits Center And On Navy Ship Comfort : Coronavirus Updates The number of patients being treated on a Navy hospital ship and inside a convention center … Coronavirus Update New York City: Javits Center opens as COVID vaccination mega-site On Wednesday, two more sites are being added to the mix: one in Westchester County and the other at the Javits Center …