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Coronavirus Update #11: Rate of Infections Falling Steeply

Medical and Mental Health update as we continue to be in the midst of a coronavirus outbreak in Crown Heights, from the Gedaliah Society and Dr. Eli Rosen, rate of infection falling steeply, many still hospitalized. Full Story

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BORUCH HASHEM!
March 25, 2020 9:04 pm

thank you for doing such a wonderful job – leading the community through this unprecedented time! Thank you for keeping your calm and being reassuring and providing us with hope that we will see the end of this very soon iy!

Yes!
Reply to  BORUCH HASHEM!
March 25, 2020 9:58 pm

The Doctors are amazing!
May we here more good news

so special
March 25, 2020 9:11 pm

crown heights leaders and dr.’s are doing such a beautiful job at taking care of us.

Clarification please
March 25, 2020 9:17 pm

” And a plea to anyone else who has not filled it out yet to please fill it out, even if you have not had symptoms”

Do you want everyone to fill out the questionnaire regardless of whether they have the virus or not?

Survey
Reply to  Clarification please
March 26, 2020 12:22 am

If possible, yes. Admittedly it is a harder sell, and capturing those that are symptomatic is a higher priority.

Yes
Reply to  Clarification please
March 26, 2020 3:51 am

Fill it out now regardless whether you have symptoms or not.

Yes
Reply to  Clarification please
March 26, 2020 6:15 am

Yes

Don’t come to us!
March 25, 2020 9:26 pm

The governor of NY stated that anyone traveling out of NY should quarantine themselves for 14 days. Please, please think about others. New Yorkers should stay put for Pesach. Do not come to out of town communities and infect others!

Thank you!!!!!!!!!!!
March 25, 2020 9:40 pm

May Hashem bentch everyone with revealed health in all areas and thank you to all of Hashems shluchim who are helping people get through this-may Hashem bentch you and all of Am Yisroel with brochos ad bli dai.

Moshiach NOW NOW NOW!

Seems we were first
March 25, 2020 9:47 pm

We were first Community to show symptoms and first to heal .
We BH Have a change of visitors on a weekly basis . Many visitors came and went home safe BH , many random acts and kindness start from CH , the Rebbe schunah .
Thank you dr Eli and Hatzalah for your outstanding work

UHMMM
Reply to  Seems we were first
March 25, 2020 11:36 pm

Many also left there and went to other places and infected other communities!

Incredible
March 25, 2020 9:57 pm

I would like to give a major shout out to the Gedalia society, for taking such an important role at this very dangerous and scary time, in providing information, assistance and guidance at this moment. From creating the hotline and providing information, assistance and regular updates, and the credible survey with very important and significant data
I cannot think of another Jewish community that has had this information and service available to them. I really would like to thank the leader ship of Gedalia society in conjunction with Dr. Rosen. Outstanding

dr rosen
March 25, 2020 10:05 pm

an incredible doctor and a true leader

Best hatzolah around
March 25, 2020 10:23 pm

A huge yasher koach to our ever devoted hatzolah especially to Menachem Freeman who answers his phone no matter what time of day even to give chizzuk!! Your devotion to the community is exemplary.
Moshiach is coming!!!!

Social distancing still important
March 25, 2020 10:24 pm

The reason why cases have fallen are _because_ of the social distancing measures and closing of shuls etc. that were put in place. If we regress to soon they’ll begin climbing again. We’re not even beginning to be close to the end of this, we’ve simply put appropriate measures in place. They need to be left in place for foreseeable future. That wasn’t emphasized enough.

Agreed!!
Reply to  Social distancing still important
March 26, 2020 9:20 am

I think that point was buried too deeply in this post!! This is incredible news but NOT time to start going back to routines!!
There is still no vaccine and no treatment – the ONLY reason contagion is dropping is because of the distancing measures. We MUST continue to be super careful, or…!

We are thirsty for good updates
Reply to  Social distancing still important
March 26, 2020 11:13 pm

I imagine rates are down also bec everyone had or has it already.

Dr Minkowitz
March 26, 2020 12:18 am

Thank you for stepping up to the plate and leading with the Gedaliah society

Dr Minkowitz
March 26, 2020 12:19 am

Thank you for stepping up and leading with the Gedaliah society!

Donate?
March 26, 2020 12:44 am

How can we donate to the gdaliah society. You have lead our community and personally helped me. I want to repay just a little token of appreciation .

Who exactly is the gdaliah society.
March 26, 2020 12:45 am

Can you please share with us in the next update who you are and what you do?

Not according the governer
March 26, 2020 1:50 pm

Rates are rising…. not declining. Also without access to testing kits no one knows what the real numbers of infections are in this community or any other..

Yossi
March 27, 2020 3:07 pm

The low criteria given for the study(just a sore throat, congestion)means that many of the “new cases” may be a cold or allergies which was started earlier. As the comment before mentioned, without testing the criteria should have been a higher bar(fever, severe headache).

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