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CornerStone Vol. 29, No. 1, Winter/Spring 2019
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A "Miracle Baby"
Groundbreaking Study Shows Promise for Correcting Common Misdiagnoses of Hyponatremia
NYU Winthrop's Neonatal Breakthroughs
Young Mother Finds Hope & Overcomes Breast Cancer Diagnosis Thanks to a Multidisciplinary Team Approach
Nutrition Services for Cancer Patients are Expanded
Does Acid Reflux in Infants Lead to Early-Onset Asthma?
Allergies and Asthma Are Nothing to Sneeze At!
Childhood Migraines – More Common Than You Think
Nationally Recognized Programs and Services
Flavored E-Cigs: Teen Gateway to a Lifetime of Nicotine Addiction
Gratitude Abounds at Second Annual Breakfast of Champions
Helping Patients Stay Steady on Their Feet
Annual Gala Raises More than $890,000
Expanding the Footprint for Stellar Patient Care
Where Medical Milestones Are Made
Lions Club International Multiple District 20-K2 Shows their Support for NYU Winthrop
Diabetes Executive Earns Elite Honor as a 2018 Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing
A "Bite of Hope" for Children with Diabetes
Local Resident Uses Her Talents to Give Back to Patients in the Neonatal ICU
Yuletide Ball Raises Vital Funds for Child Life Program
Cruizin' for a Cure
Lifting Spirits and Sharing Hope
An Outpouring of Support (and Toys!) for NYU Winthrop’s Smallest Patients
Is it the Forgetfulness of Old Age – or Alzheimer’s?
NYU Winthrop Chosen to Provide Ambulance Services to Garden City

NYU Winthrop Chosen to Provide Ambulance Services to Garden City


Agreement Adds to Hospital’s Expanding Emergency Services and Continued Prominence as an ACS Level 1 Trauma Center

NYU Winthrop Hospital has become the exclusive provider of ambulance services to the Incorporated Village of Garden City. NYU Winthrop is providing 24/7 coverage 365 days a year to Garden City, with two ambulances on duty at all times and a third ambulance activated for special events. The hospital, in affiliation with NYU Langone Health in Manhattan, has a total fleet of 40 ambulances that serve Long Island and the five boroughs of New York. NYU Winthrop’s Garden City first-responder crews, which include paramedics and emergency medical technicians, will collaborate closely with local Long Island police and firefighting first responders for maximum safety and optimal response. NYU Winthrop will provide those first responders, when necessary, with Narcan training as well as Stop the Bleed Training, the latter a national program that teaches first responders and everyday citizens how to recognize life-threatening bleeding and provide immediate measures to control that bleeding.

NYU Langone Garden City Ambulance | NYU Winthrop Hospital

“NYU Winthrop has long provided swift and experienced teams in response to the emergency needs of our local communities on Long Island,” said Justin Burke, Director of External Affairs at NYU Winthrop Hospital. “We’re proud that our neighbor, Garden City, recognizes that we offer the most skilled of capabilities, and as a Level 1 Trauma Center, we have the expertise to handle the most complex of medical cases upon ambulance arrival.”

Previously, Nassau County served as the first line of response to Garden City residents in need of ambulance services. The county will now serve as back-up to NYU Winthrop’s ambulance services.