Hospitals Brace for Blizzard

As a blizzard predicted to break snowfall records bears down upon the Northeast, area hospitals and physicians are shifting into disaster-planning mode.

As a blizzard predicted to break snowfall records bears down upon the Northeast, area hospitals and physicians are shifting into disaster-planning mode.

With the worst of the blizzard expected to hit coastal New England, Massachutts Gov Charlie Baker has declared a state of emergency and instituted a travel ban that will take effect at midnight. Shriner’s Hospital in Boston canceled elective procedures and clinic visits.

In New York, Gov Andrew Cuomo opened state emergency operations centers and stationed National Guard troops throughout the state.

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