RED BANK: AC OUTAGE SHUTS RIVERVIEW ER

Riverview Medical Center’s emergency room entrance as seen in May, 2020. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge.)

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By JOHN T. WARD

A malfunctioning air conditioning system prompted the temporary closure of the emergency room at Riverview Medical Center in Red Bank Wednesday.

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A LONG, COOL LUNCH BREAK

11:14 a.m. In an effort to help those without AC in their homes escape the sweltering heat, Lunch Break is staying open an extra three hours past its usual lunch hour Wednesday. Games and television will be provided until 4 p.m. so those who need to can stay cool, said executive assistant Millie Jeter.

“These people are like family to us,” said Jeter. “We want them to be comfortable – and hydrated.”  (Photo by Danielle Tepper. Click to enlarge)

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