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Mobile Medical Vans Set Up In The Rockaways, Coney Island

Sandy's damage to the Rockaways is seen from Chopper 880 - Nov. 2, 2012 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

Sandy’s damage to the Rockaways is seen from Chopper 880 – Nov. 2, 2012 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

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Superstorm Sandy

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Residents of the Rockaways and Coney Island now have a place to get medicine.

Mobile medical vans are providing care and commonly prescribed drugs at several locations after many pharmacies in the area remain closed a week after Superstorm Sandy.

The medical vans will also be in Staten Island.

Volunteers have also been going door-to-door to check on and address the medical needs of those who remain in their homes, often without heat and power.

The vans have been set up at the following locations:

Redfern Houses Playground
1462 Beach Channel Drive; Redfern and Beach 12th Street
Hours: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Walbaums Parking Lot
112-15 Beach Channel Drive between Beach 112th/Beach 113th Streets
Hours: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

St. Frances de Sales
129-16 Rockaway Beach Boulevard
Hours: 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Coney Island – MCU Parking Lot
1904 Surf Avenue
Hours: 8 a.m – 5 p.m.

Far Rockaway
Fort Tilden Park (closest end to Breezy Point); Beach Channel Boulevard
Hours: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.