Montefiore Nyack Hospital has the only trauma center in Rockland County. As a Level III verified Trauma Center, the multidisciplinary trauma team provides prompt assessment, resuscitation, surgery, intensive care and stabilization for individuals with traumatic injuries, which can include everything from vehicle accidents to sports injuries.
A Matter of Balance: Fall Prevention Program
This free 8-week fall prevention program, facilitated by Montefiore Nyack Hospital's Trauma and Rehabilitation Departments, will provide practical ways to become more active and reduce your fear of falling. Participants will develop confidence; set realistic goals to increase their physical activity; learn ways to reduce their risk of falls at home; and do exercises to increase strength and balance. The program begins on Thursday, February 27, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and will meet weekly for eight weeks at the Nyack Library (59 S. Broadway, Nyack, NY 10960). For more information and to register, call 845-348-2043 or email PastiglioneJ[at]montefiorenyack[dot]org.
Trauma is a sudden potentially life-threatening injury that requires immediate and highly skilled medical attention. A designated Trauma Center provides comprehensive, multidisciplinary care for these severely injured patients. The Hospital’s trauma team is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to quickly evaluate and treat these critically injured patients. The team members include trauma surgeons, physicians from other surgical and medical specialties, nurses, and social workers.