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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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Boy 9 Struck by Car in Ridgewood

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Ridgewood NJ, The 9 year old child who was struck by a vehicle early yesterday afternoon at the intersection of South Van Dien and Spring Avenues sustained a non-life threatening leg injury and was treated at The Valley Hospital.

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Valley Hospital has received a limited supply of Single Dose Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine

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Ridgewood NJ, Valley Hospital  has received a limited supply of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines. The Johnson & Johnson vaccine protects recipients from COVID-19 through a single dose, requiring only one appointment.

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Glen Rock Police Investigate Passover Hit and Run

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Glen Rock NJ, Saturday March 27th at 1:10 p.m.  Glen Rock Police Patrols were dispatched to a hit and run motor vehicle accident at the intersection of Maple Avenue and Waldron Avenue. Upon arrival a Prospect Park woman recounted that she was driving south on Maple Avenue when the vehicle in front of her stopped short to yield for a bicyclist. The woman was unable to stop in time and struck the vehicle. The vehicle. described as a grey VW Atlas, fled the scene south on Maple Avenue.

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Valley Hits Milestone Administering 50,000 doses of COVID-vaccine

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Ridgewood NJ, It’s a milestone day for Valley Hospital! Valley has administered 50,000 doses of the Moderna, Pfizer, and Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines! They will continue to open up appointments as the vaccine becomes available. You can check appointment availability here: https://www.valleyhealth.com/vaccine.

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Governor Signs Law Setting Municipal Contributions for Non-Profit Hospitals

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Ridgewood NJ, Governor Murphy signed into law legislation that will protect the non-profit status of hospitals while ensuring that they compensate their communities for municipal services.

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Valley Health System No Appointments at this Time for COVID-19 vaccine

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Paramus NJ, Since receiving our first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine in late 2020, Valley Health System has administered more than 20,000 vaccines to staff, doctors, local first responders, and members of the community who have met the state’s current eligibility criteria.

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Valley Hospital Welcomes New Director of Security and Public Safety

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Ridgewood NJ, Charles (Chip) Gilgen has joined Valley Health System as the Director of Security and Public Safety. His appointment was effective January 25.
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Eli Lilly gets the Go for its Monoclonal Antibody Cocktail for “mild to moderate” COVID-19

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Ridgewood NJ, according to Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security on February 9, the US FDA issued an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for Eli Lilly’s monoclonal antibody cocktail of bamlanivimab and etesevimab as a treatment for COVID-19. The EUA specifically authorizes the treatment for “mild to moderate” COVID-19 in adults and pediatric patients aged 12 years and older who are “at high risk for progressing to severe” disease.

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