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How the Salaam Club is helping to support Brooklyn during coronavirus pandemic

May 19 | Editorial Staff

Celebrating a proud heritage, the Salaam Club of New York, one of Brooklyn’s oldest civic groups, has been performing good works in Brooklyn and beyond for 75 years. Always quick to respond to the needs of the community, the Salaam Club recently helped initiate a GoFundMe campaign to raise much-needed funds during the coronavirus pandemic. […]

Veterans hospitals, like the one in Bay Ridge, should be able to accept civilian patients during the coronavirus pandemic, U.S. Rep. Max Rose said. Photo: Paula Katinas/Brooklyn Eagle

Coronavirus cases are overwhelming Brooklyn’s VA hospital, nurses say

April 6 | Mary Frost

Nurses at the Brooklyn VA Medical Center say the Bay Ridge hospital is dangerously overloaded with COVID-19 patients and the system is near a breaking point. RNs in the intensive care unit say they are trying to care for as many as five coronavirus patients at one time, when the standard is one or two. […]

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