Brookdale Hospital opens doors to Sandy victims

Brookdale Hospital and a branch of the federal government are reaching out to Sandy victims. Soon after the superstorm hit the area, Brookdale Hospital opened

EAST NEW YORK - Brookdale Hospital and a branch of the federal government are reaching out to Sandy victims.

Soon after the superstorm hit the area, Brookdale Hospital opened its doors to extra patients. In order to accommodate the influx of patients, members of the United States Public Health Service stepped in and are offering support to the hospital. In addition, the facility reopened two floors that were not in operation.

The president of Brookdale Hospital says its doors will be open for patients who were evacuated from nursing homes and hospitals for as long as it takes for them to recover.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

The first Kick Your Game Sneaker Exposition kicked 1 Sneaker Expo kicks off at Brooklyn Stuy Dome
2 Word on the Street: Selfies
Tips to stay commited to your fitness resolution 3 Tips to stay committed to your fitness resolution
4 Brooklyn Sportscast, Jan. 16
Police say the woman was struck while crossing 5 Pedestrian struck, killed in Mill Basin

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE