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Two Landscapers Overcome By Carbon Monoxide In Township of Washington

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Twp. of Washington NJ, Representatives from OSHA are currently investigating a Tuesday morning, 12/11 workplace accident in Washington Township involving Carbon Monoxide exposure that sent two (2) landscapers to The Valley Hospital in critical condition. Washington Township Police and the Bergen County Sheriff’s Office Bureau of Criminal Identification are also on the Pond Drive, Washington Township scene.

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Collision at the Intersection of Dayton and Prospect Streets in Ridgewood Sends Three to Valley Hospital

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Ridgewood NJ, Three (3) occupants, including the driver, of a Lexus SUV were transported by ambulances to The Valley Hospital following a two (2) vehicle, Monday night, 12/03, collision at the intersection of Dayton and Prospect Streets in Ridgewood. All of the victims were adults from the same family. Ridgewood Police, Ridgewood Fire, Ridgewood EMS, Glen Rock EMS, and a paramedic team from The Valley Hospital responded to aid the victims. The driver of the other vehicle involved in the crash, a Nissan Sentra, was uninjured. Both damaged cars were removed from the scene by tow trucks. Ridgewood Fire personnel also attended to a minor crash related fluid spill. No word yet as to whether any summonses were issued in connection with the incident.

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Two Fair Lawn High School Students Were Injured in Monday Afternoon Crash

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Fair Lawn NJ, Two (2) Fair Lawn High School students were injured in a single vehicle, Monday afternoon, 11/26, crash in which their vehicle wound up on the front lawn of a home located at 12-06 20th Street, Fair Lawn. Fair Lawn Police Department , Fair Lawn EMS, Fair Lawn Fire Department, and Fair Lawn Heavy Rescue units all responded to the incident. The two (2) crash victims were transported by ambulance to St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center. A paramedic team from The Valley Hospital assisted Fair Lawn EMS EMTs. The wrecked vehicle was removed from the scene by a tow truck. A natural gas line serving the home was compromised during the crash. A sub code official from the Borough of Fair Lawn was dispatched to evaluate the structure’s post crash integrity.

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The Valley Hospital Earns an “A” for Patient Safety

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Ridgewood NJ, The Valley Hospital is proud to have been recognized with an “A” grade for patient safety for the thirteenth time from The Leapfrog Group‘s Fall 2018 Hospital Safety Grade. Valley was one of 855 hospitals to receive an “A,” ranking it among the safest hospitals in the United States.

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Ridgewood Fire Department use the “Jaws of Life” to Extricate the Driver from Friday Evening Crash

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Ridgewood NJ, Ridgewood Fire Department personnel used the “Jaws of Life” to extricate the driver of a dark colored SUV from her vehicle following a Friday evening, 11/02 crash at the intersection of South Monroe Street and West Ridgewood Avenue, Ridgewood. Ridgewood EMS transported two (2) victims of the crash to The Valley Hospital. All injuries were reported to be non life threatening in nature. Ridgewood PD also responded. At least one (1) vehicle was removed from the scene by a tow truck.

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Three Vehicle Collision In Glen Rock Sends Two to Valley Hospital

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Glen Rock NJ, A three (3) vehicle Saturday evening, 10/27, collision at the intersection of Ackerman Avenue and Rock Road, Glen Rock resulted in two (2) individuals being transported by ambulances to The Valley Hospital. All injuries were reported to be non life threatening in nature. Glen Rock Police and Glen Rock EMS responded to the incident. One (1) of the vehicles wound up on the front lawn of single family home located in the 500 block of Rock Road. All three (3) vehicles involved in the crash were towed from the scene.

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Valley Hospital Settles Suit with Horizon Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Jersey

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Ridgewood NJ, the Valley Hospital has settled with Horizon Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Jersey the day before a trial was set to begin on allegations that the insurer pushed smaller community hospitals out of the market, according to NJ.com.

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The Valley Hospital Named one of America’s Best Breast Centers for Fifth Consecutive Year

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Ridgewood NJ, For a fifth consecutive year, The Valley Hospital has earned the Women’s Choice Award® as one of America’s Best Breast Centers, acknowledging its dedication to providing exceptional patient care and treatment. This recognition places Valley in the top 8 percent of U.S. hospitals offering breast care services.

According to the American Cancer Society, about 1 in 8 women in the U.S. will develop invasive breast cancer during their lifetime, and it is the second leading cause of cancer death in women.

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Tuesday afternoon Collision Shuts Down Route 17 South Bound

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Saddle River NJ, Saddle River Police investigated a Tuesday afternoon, 10/16, three (3) vehicle crash that resulted in the temporary closure of two (2) travel lanes on Route 17 southbound near East Allendale Avenue, Saddle River. Two (2) occupants of a white colored 4-door sedan were transported by ambulance to The Valley Hospital with non life threatening injuries. The drivers of a box truck and tractor trailer involved in the collision were uninjured. All three (3) damaged vehicles were removed from the scene by separate tow trucks.

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Construction Worker Plunges 25 feet Through Skylight in Fair Lawn

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Fair Lawn NJ, A construction worker sustained life threatening traumatic injuries after falling through a roof mounted skylight and landing on a concrete floor 22-25 feet below. The incident occurred at Glen Toyota, 23-07 Maple Avenue, Fair Lawn at approximately 12 noon on Sunday, 10/14. Fair Lawn Police officers forced entry into the commercial building in order to aid the victim. He was rushed to St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center by ambulance, which was supported by a paramedic team from The Valley Hospital. No other workers on the scene were injured in the incident.