Oct. 28, 2012
-- According to mybergen.com, Bergen County Executive Kathleen A. Donovan held a press conference Friday with State, County and Municipal Officials and Emergency Management Coordinators to discuss Emergency Preparedness for the upcoming storm.
Click here (http://www.co.bergen.nj.us/
for a list of pertinent information, phone numbers and websites to help you prepare and keep you informed.
In response to forecasts by The National Weather Service that Hurricane Sandy will reach the New York metropolitan area on Sunday night, Holy Name Medical Center in Teaneck, New Jersey, began preparations yesterday to ensure the safety and security of patients and employees.
Holy Name will stay open and operational 24-hours-a-day, as always, during this weather event, and will remain a healthcare resource for members of the community throughout the duration of the storm.
All departments of the Medical Center, including Villa Marie Claire, HNMC’s residential hospice in Saddle River, New Jersey, will be prepared with sufficient staff, medical supplies, food, and emergency kits, and outdoor areas and facilities will be secured to ensure a high level of safety.
Members of the community are encouraged to make preparations of their own.
Many Bergen County area events scheduled for Monday, October 29th and Tuesday, October 30th have been postponed or rescheduled. We urge you to call and confirm all events posted on mybergen.com for the coming week.
for more news and updates on Hurricane Sandy in Northern New Jersey.