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FDNY to visit St. John’s Episcopal Hospital in Far Rockaway

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New York City firefighters from “The Big House” Engine 264, Ladder 134, Engine 328 and “The Best on The Beach” Engine 265, Ladder 121, Battalion 47 will visit St. John’s Episcopal Hospital in Far Rockaway for a “clap off” as a show of sign of respect and appreciation for the hospital’s emergency department, whose doctors, nurses and other staff members are treating Covid-19 patients.

St. John's is the only hospital on the Rockaway Peninsula, and  serves a population of 130,000, and the Five Towns and other surrounding communities. 

The clap off will take place outside the emergency department at 327 Beach 19th Street at 7 p.m., today, Saturday, April 4.