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Wellness on Wheels: The Floating Hospital’s Good Health Shuttle Connects Human Beings and HealthcareRonan Fitzgerald2021-06-29T18:21:17-04:00
For people experiencing homelessness, the simple notion of transportation can stand between receiving healthcare and foregoing it altogether. The Good Health Shuttle, The Floating Hospital’s fleet of minibuses, resolves that.
The early days of Covid-19 vaccination distribution were incredibly challenging for the medical community. But for the providers and staff of The Floating Hospital, it was a multi-layered puzzle that presented new challenges daily, if not hourly.
As the Floating Hospital’s podiatry provider, Dr. Rimawi, DPM, sees patients with a broad range of concerns—from foot pains and ankle aches to diabetes and arthritis, and a lot in between.
The first coronavirus vaccines arrived in New York last month and The Floating Hospital, among those healthcare organizations to receive an early supply, wasted no time getting to work.
"From the moment we stepped through the doors adorned with a little boat logo underneath the Queensboro Plaza #7 train stop, we knew The Floating Hospital was not your typical American healthcare institution."
On December 10, The Floating Hospital will take part in “Interrupting Violence During Turbulent Times: One Community Working Together to Heal.”
When it opens in spring 2021, patients arriving at The Floating Hospital’s new clinic might ask “what’s cookin’ ” as part of their check-in routine.