“New York City hospitals are filling up with COVID-19 patients, and officials fear they will soon run out of breathing machines for intensive care patients. Cuomo said his executive order will allow the state to redeploy excess ventilators and protective equipment from hospitals and other institutions.” AP: Cuomo orders shift in ventilators to overwhelmed hospitals. This strategy makes sense within NY state, but it makes much more sense on the federal level. Where is the plan?

+ And please don’t wait for the dilly-dallying messaging on masks to resolve. Wear a face-covering when you go out.

+ And at long last, please listen to the experts. Andy Slavitt: 20 Coronavirus Fighting Priorities the Trump Administration Should Pursue.