Subtitles section Play video Print subtitles the governor of New York is rounding up all the unused ventilators in the state. I'm going to sign an executive order that says the state can take ventilators and p p e from institutions that don't need them now and redeploy them to other parts of the state and other hospitals that do need them. It turns out there are thousands, maybe tens of thousands of ventilators that could be tapped for life saving use zoo as well as private veterinarians. That's right. Ventilators set aside for animals can also be used for humans. Veterinarian Tim Nolly says veterinary practices are donating their ventilators to the crisis. Turns out the animal ventilators are human grade. The actual ventilators that are being donated from veterinary specialists were actually used or older human ventilators to begin with. So now they're just kind of taking them back into their hospitals, disinfecting cleaning them and getting them prepared for their human patients. Are you hearing about a special call for veterinarians to come together to help humans right now? Yes, we're all medical professionals, so we're all trying to get out there and do our part. Um, luckily, animals don't get the cove in 19 virus. So we want to do as much as we can for human counterparts. I can't stand by the wayside and do nothing when I have this equipment here, and it could be used to save a life. And there's another source. New York plastic surgeon. Yeah, L. Hollis says she has a ventilator that is going unused. I'm able to do anaesthesia in my office. Because of that, I have a critical care monitor and a ventilator. Many plastic surgeons have ventilators in their offices for cosmetic procedures like breast implants and nose jobs. She has a message for her medical colleagues across the U. S. A. U have lifesaving equipment in your operating rooms that you are not currently using. Get them into the hands of people who need it. We need to save lives, all right.