New York Methodist Hospital reports increase in frostbite and other weather-related injuries

Doctors at New York Methodist Hospital say they are seeing an increase in frostbite and other weather-related emergency room cases. One doctor News 12 spoke

Doctors say people should regularly wash their hands and continue to keep bundled up to stay healthy.

Doctors say people should regularly wash their hands and continue to keep bundled up to stay healthy. (1/23/14)

BROOKLYN - Doctors at New York Methodist Hospital say they are seeing an increase in frostbite and other weather-related emergency room cases.

One doctor News 12 spoke with says anyone outdoors should seek immediate medical attention if they notice their skin turning white and they've lost circulation in the area.

Doctors say people should regularly wash their hands and continue to keep bundled up to stay healthy during these frigid temperatures.

Temperatures will continue to drop Thursday evening with a possible low of 4 degrees.  

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