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    Talking Ebola, Politics and Pathogens

    Please explain this to me. If a doctor is willing to go to West Africa to help Ebola victims, what the HELL is the big deal about a few weeks of Quarantine?

    October 28, 2014
  • SUNY To LICH – ‘Drop Dead’

    Update: The Times reports that Judge Johnny Lee Baynes, who earlier issued a temporary restraining order against SUNY’s attempt to close LICH, today, in response to complaints that SUNY was denying LICH essential medical staff, ordered that SUNY “should maintain staffing on par with what it was before SUNY Downstate Medical Center, which operates it, […]
    (via Brooklyn Heights Blog)

    June 19, 2013
  • Court Puts Brakes On LICH Closure

    According to this NY1 story, a court has issued a temporary restraining order that blocks SUNY Downstate from implementing its just issued plan to close Long Island College Hospital. The judge who issued the order has scheduled a further hearing for March 7. Petitioners in this case are unions representing nurses and hospital workers; however, […]
    (via Brooklyn Heights Blog)

    February 21, 2013
  • Denis Hamill on LICH: SUNY “is going to kill people.”

    In a Daily News piece, “Long Island College Hospital merged to death”, Denis Hamill retells an ambulance driver’s account, told to Hamill at Thursday evening’s community forum, about picking up a man in cardiac arrest on Hamilton Avenue, administering first aid, taking an EKG that was forwarded to LICH electronically, and getting the patient to […]
    (via Brooklyn Heights Blog)

    February 17, 2013
  • Don’t Go Near the Water

    We’ve received word from Notify NYC that because flooding has allowed untreated wastewater to flow into local waterways, “direct contact with the Hudson River, East River, New York Harbor, Jamaica Bay and the Kill Van Kull for recreational activities such as swimming, canoeing, kayaking, windsurfing, or any other water activity that would entail possible direct […]
    (via Brooklyn Heights Blog)

    November 1, 2012
  • No Garbage Pick-Up Tomorrow

    The Brooklyn Heights Association alerts us to the fact that there will be no garbage pick-up tomorrow, Monday, October 8, because of the Columbus Day holiday. Garbage should be held back until late Tuesday night; it will be picked up Wednesday. Those whose recyclables are normally picked up on Monday will need to wait for […]
    (via Brooklyn Heights Blog)

    October 7, 2012