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Coney Island Hospital, still disabled, opens Urgent Care Center

Coney Island Hospital. Photo by Jim Henderson

Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Coney Island Hospital, devastated by Superstorm Sandy, has opened a walk-in Urgent Care Center –- but not an emergency room, the hospital emphasizes.

Officials estimate that the damaged hospital won't be back on its feet until early next year.

In the meantime, walk-in services are available 24 hours a day at 2601 Ocean Parkway. Outpatient primary care services are available Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-8 p.m. and weekends from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

In addition, a mobile medical van is serving the community at 43 Seba Avenue in Geritsen Beach, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., 7 days a week.

In a real emergency, don’t come to the Center, the hospital warns -- as you'll just get turned away. Instead, call 9-1-1.

December 5, 2012 - 1:00am


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