Upper West Side CERT

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CERT, New York-Presbyterian Hospital Conduct Overflow Drill

On the morning of Tuesday, December 21, Upper West Side CERT (Manhattan District 7) joined with CERT from District 12 in setting up a light medical overflow response location in a drill run in conjunction with New York-Presbyterian Hospital.

Our Man in Haiti – Part 2

We’re told that food, water, and medical supplies are starting to get through, and that things are becoming, not normal, but what they’re going to be for a long time to come: a massive, long-term operation to rebuild and recover.

Our Man in Haiti – Part 1

Upper West Side CERT’s own George Contreras is in Haiti providing emergency medical care to survivors of the 7.0 earthquake that devastated the island on January 12. Contreras deployed with New York City Medics http://www.nycmedics.org and is leading an eleven-person team that includes physicians, nurses, physician’s assistants, and paramedics.