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New York Hospital Evacuation

In Hurricane's Wake, Decisions Not to Evacuate Hospitals Raise Questions

Sheri Fink | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York
Sheri Fink

New York City hospital and nursing home patients and their loved ones might reasonably have believed they were safe as Hurricane Sandy approached. Mayor Bloomberg had exempted hospitals and nursing homes in low-lying "Zone A" areas of the city from his pre-storm evacuation order.

Bellevue Hospital Evacuating 500 Patients

Reuters | Posted 12.31.2012 | New York

NEW YORK, Oct 31 (Reuters) - New York's Bellevue Hospital Center, which has been operating on backup generators since the massive storm Sandy took o...

Jeffrey Young

Hospital Defends Failed Generators That Forced Evacuation During Hurricane Sandy

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 10.30.2012 | Business

The failed backup power generators that led to the evacuation of the New York University Langone Medical Center in Manhattan are adequate, a spokeswom...

WATCH: Nurses 'Breathe' For Babies During Sandy Hospital Evacuation

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 12.07.2012 | Impact

Exhausted healthcare personnel worked through the night to evacuate NYU's Langone Medical Center after heavy flooding from Hurricane Sandy caused the ...