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Free Medical Care Available Mon. for Lindy Sandy Victims

North Shore-LIJ's mobile medical van will be in Lindenhurst at Shore Road Park from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on January 28.

The North Shore-LIJ Health System will be providing free medical care to Hurricane Sandy victims through its Project Coastal Care mobile health van in Lindenhurst on Monday.

According to a press release on the North Shore-LIJ website here, the mobile medical van will be in Lindenhurst at Shore Road Park from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on January 28.

The van is staffed with at least one doctor, other healthcare professionals and a driver.

People could seek treatment for a variety of ailments, including maintenance of chronic and acute illnesses; upper respiratory infections and wound abrasions.

Flu and tetanus vaccines are also available from the mobile van’s medical team. Patients are treated free of charge, and aren't asked for proof of insurance.

Although the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy might be fading for some, there are still thousands affected around the area, said North Shore-LIJ on its Facebook page.

To date Project Coastal Care has treated almost 900 people in Long Beach, Broad Channel and other locations since it began providing medical assistance in mid-November, according to the North Shore-LIJ release.

For more information about Project Coastal Care, residents could call 516-823-8370.

 

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