Emergency medical technicians from Holy Name Medical Center setup a field hospital in Ocean County after Hurricane Sandy devastated the area, treating scores of patients when local hospitals became overwhelmed. Sean Reilly, a member of Holy Name's Special Operations team, treated about 90 patients in 14 hours, according to the hospital. Reilly handled cases ranging from infections to chronic conditions to lacerations. In a video released by the hospital, Reilly shared his experience in the massive disaster response. "It was heart wrenching to see that kind of devastation," he said. "It was like an apocalypse." Follow Patch on Twitter, Facebook and click to sign up for Breaking News Alerts. News tip or photos? E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Thursday, November 8, 2012
Wednesday, November 9, 2011
Salmonella outbreak reported.
TOMS RIVER -- A recall of kosher chicken liver meat from a New York food processing company is under way following a salmonella outbreak and health officials said the meat could have been sold in Teaneck. The recall covers chicken livers sold by Maspeth, N.Y.-based Alle Processing Corporation, a company also doing business under the names Schrieber Processing Corporation and MealMart Company, federal food safety officials said. The outbreak may be linked to the meat, which was sold wholesale to retailers as “broiled,” but was undercooked. Cases of illness, which causes diarrhea and abdominal pain, have also been reported in New York, Pennsylvania, Maryland and Minnesota, said Leslie Terjesen, a spokeswoman for the Ocean County Health …