Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital
Operators at the city’s 311 call center received more than 85,000 calls on Friday, many due to the cold. That’s nearly 30,000 more than a regular day.
Officials said Wednesday that a New York City child and a Long Island elementary school student have been diagnosed with enterovirus 68. Cases of the virus have also been confirmed in New Jersey and Connecticut.
New York State’s Health Department says the severe respiratory illness that swept through the Midwest, sickening children, has moved east.
Brooklyn Benedikt, 6, is cute as a button, with bright eyes, rosy red cheeks, and a smile that could melt an iceberg. She’s fine now, but only thanks to those at Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital at Westchester Medical Center.
A select group of kids from the Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital at Westchester Medical Center are getting a memory that could last a lifetime.