Gov. David Paterson said the order helps allocate the necessary resources to effectively combat H1N1 flu.
New York’s Gov. Paterson declares H1N1 state of emergency
Broadening the number of health care professionals who can administer vaccine, New York Gov. David Paterson issued a sweeping executive order Thursday officially declaring a state of emergency due to the increase in H1N1 cases, including 75 H1N1-related deaths in New York state.