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Monday, October 10, 2016

A Git Gebencht Yur! Yom Kipur info., Have an Easy fast!

We at עול"ם - The Jewish Crohn's & Colitis Support Group (JCCSG) would like to wish you and your family again, a good and sweet, happy and prosperous year. A year of Nachas and Parnasah and all you need. And of course a Healthy year. May we all be inscribed and sealed in the Book of Life.

As a reminder, please discuss with your Rabbe/Rav/Dayan AND Doctor regarding your fasting, taking your medications, and/or about taking IV (Intravenous) fluids.

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After we were asked by a lot of our members, we're sending a list of IV Center's provided by our heroic Chevra Hatzolah

YOU WILL NEED A PRESCRIPTION!!!

Williamsburg:
Erev Yom Kipur (Starting the IV line):
  • ODA, 14 Heyward St.
  • Quality Health Center, 432 Bedford Ave.
On Yom Kipur (IV Center):
  • ODA, 14 Heyward St. - from 10:00am till 4:00pm
  • Quality Health Center, 432 Bedford Ave. - from 10:00am till 4:00pm
For more info please call Chevra Hatzalah’s special line: 718-534-5050 Ext. 0

Boro Park:
Erev Yom Kipur (Starting the IV line):
  • Bobov Shul, 1533 48th St. - from 1:00pm to 5:00pm
On Yom Kipur (IV Center):
  • Bobov Shul, 1533 48th St. - from 8:00am to 7:00pm
  • Belz Shul, 1321 43rd St. - from 8:00am to 7:00pm
  • Statcare, 1270 51th St. - from 8:00am to 7:00pm
  • Brizdovitz Shul, 1721 58th St. - from 8:00am to 7:00pm
For house calls (Only if necessary) or for more info please call Yachad D’Bobov Bikur Cholim: 718-851-2500

Rockland County:
Erev Yom Kipur (Starting the IV line):
  • At the Hatzoloh Garage, 19 Grove Street, corner of Saddle River Road - from 12:00pm to 2:00pm.
On Yom Kipur:
  • A nurse or paramedic will come to your home on Yom Kippur morning to attach the IV bag.
Patients must pre-register by calling 347-743-4747.
Fee $25.00 to cover expenses.

New Square: Kiryas Yoel, Monroe: Lakewood:
  • Please call Lev Rochel Bikur Cholim of Lakewood, 732-905-3020 to arrange it.
Montreal:
REMEMBER: The same Torah which commands us to fast on Yom Kippur tells us that "V’Nishmartem M'od L’Nafshotaichem" - "Take care of your health/guarding our health" is far more important.

Again, you need a prescription in order to get the IV, no exceptions! So please make sure to have it!

Have an easy fast!!!

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