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Midland Park Women Charged in Chain Reaction Multi Vehicle Collision in Glen Rock

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Glen Rock NJ, on March 17th at 4:03 PM, Glen Rock Police  Patrols, along with EMS, were dispatched to the intersection of Ackerman Avenue and Maple Avenue following a four-car motor vehicle accident. Two of the drivers and a child were transported to Valley Hospital for further medical evaluation by EMT’S from the Glen Rock Volunteer Ambulance Corps. Three of the vehicles were rendered inoperable in the crash and were towed from the scene.  Ackerman Avenue remained closed until just prior to 5:00 pm.

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Valley’s Vaccination Center : February Friday walk-in Vaccinations

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Paramus NJ, Valley’s Vaccination Center, located at 599 Valley Health Plaza in Paramus, is offering Friday walk-in appointments throughout the month of February for individuals interested in receiving their Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 booster. Please note, vaccinations for children ages 5 – 11 will not be available during these walk-in sessions.

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Teaneck Planning Board Gives the Go to Major Holy Name Medical Center Expansion

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Teaneck NJ, an amendment to the master plan that could lead to a complete overhaul to the current Holy Name Medical Center was approved by the planning board and sent to the council for consideration Thursday night. The changes could lead to a major  expansion of the hospital’s facilities, complete with two nine-story hospital buildings near the existing hospital, three medical office buildings and other changes over the course of the next two decades.

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Valley Hospital has Updated its Visitation Policy. As a Reminder, all Visitors must show Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination

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Ridgewood NJ, in accordance with the New Jersey Hospital Association’s visitation guidelines, Valley Hospital has updated two areas of its visitation policy; changes are noted below. As a reminder, all visitors must show proof of COVID-19 vaccination (with limited exceptions as noted in our policy).

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Valley Health System’s “Kindness Campaign” Leads off with the Termination of 72 Employees

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Ridgewood NJ, coinciding with Valley Health  System, “Kindness Campaign” the the Ridgewood and Paramus based healthcare provider has decided to dismiss 72 employees who remain unvaccinated against COVID-19 . The healthcare hero’s will be terminated next week .

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Twp. of Washington Firefighters Get House Fire Under Control in Under 30 minutes

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Twp of Washington NJ, Sunday morning the Washington Township responded to a working house fire in the township. The fire was under control in about 30 minutes. The quick response by the fire department enabled us to contain the fire to the garage saving the home from extensive damage. No injuries were reported. Mutual aid was requested from Woodcliff Lake for a FAST team and Westwood and Ho-Ho-Kus for coverage of the town. Also responding were ambulances from Hillsdale VAC and Valley Hospital. We thank all of our mutual aid for their assistance. A  big shout out to the wives of the firefighters today. They came out in the rain, brought water and coffee for our members and it was greatly appreciated.

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Florida COVID Wave Recedes As Fast As It Rose

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Tallahassee Fl. with no lockdowns, mask mandates, school closures, or business limitations, the Florida COVID  wave has crested and fallen dramatically in recent weeks.

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Valley Hospital has treated more than 500 COVID-19 patients with monoclonal antibody infusion

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Ridgewood NJ, Valley is proud to recognize the clinical team that has treated more than 500 COVID-19 patients with monoclonal antibody infusion, which is administered to reduce progression of the virus and prevent hospitalizations.

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Attorney Says Hospitals Lack of Action led to Women’s Death from COVID

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Ridgewood NJ, Attorney John Coyle joined Bill Spadea  on NJ 101.5 . According to Coyle his clients mom was hospitalized at the Valley Hospital in Ridgewood with COVID and her primary care physician prescribed Ivermectin which has been shown to be very effective against COVID and has saved lives, according to a rising number of doctors across the world.

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Toni Modak Promoted to Vice President of Valley Home Care

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Ridgewood NJ, Valley Health System is pleased to announce the promotion of Toni Modak, MBA, BSN, RN, to the position of Vice President for Valley Home Care (VHC), and a new member of the Valley Health System Executive Staff. Toni’s promotion was effective this month.

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Bergen Teen Donates Handmade Hats to Valley Hospital’s NICU

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Demarest  NJ, moved by the loss of her infant sister, Erin Choi decided to use her knitting skills to craft hats for babies who require a stay in intensive care. This summer, the 2021 Academy of the Holy Angels graduate presented the Valley Hospital with 40 hats made by Choi and her club, Knitting for a Kause.

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VILLAGE OF RIDGEWOOD VILLAGE COUNCIL REGULAR PUBLIC MEETING JUNE 9, 2021 8:00 P.M.

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VILLAGE OF RIDGEWOOD

VILLAGE COUNCIL

REGULAR PUBLIC MEETING

JUNE 9, 2021

8:00 P.M.

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Valley Hospital Drops from A-rated to B-rated in Latest Leapfrog Safety Guide

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Ridgewood NJ, according to the LeapFrog Safety Guide, Valley Hospital dropped from a grade of  A to a grade of  B.

COVID created a was a difficult year for everybody and Valley Hospital was no exception . According to the The LeapFrog Safety Guide, the hospital fell short in the area of hand washing ;

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Glen Rock Police Revive Crash Victim with Narcan

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Glen Rock NJ, Friday May 14th at 1:23 PM, Glen Rock Police Patrols were dispatched to Midwood Road to investigate a 9-1-1 report of an unconscious man behind the wheel of a 2016 Mercedes SUV. Unable to rouse the driver, officers forced entry to the vehicle and removed the unconscious man who was subsequently administered Narcan. Upon being revived, care was turned over to arriving paramedics, and he was transported by Glen Rock EMS to Valley Hospital in Ridgewood. One officer suffered minor injuries while forcing entry to the vehicle. He was treated on scene and declined further aid.

Investigation determined that the vehicle the victim was driving had run off the roadway causing damage to the front lawn of a Midwood Road residence.  The matter was documented for insurance purposes.

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Easy-to-Schedule COVID Vaccine Appointments Available at Valley Hospital

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Ridgewood NJ, Valley Health System is pleased to offer the opportunity to provide a COVID-19 vaccination to all individuals ages 16 and older who live, work, or go to school in New Jersey.

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