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Last Thursday, Northern Westchester Hospital hosted a symposium for emergency responders on the treatment of stroke victims. They commended 43-year-old New Castle Police Officer Jeff Merritt for his exemplary action on July 29, 2012. Merritt was dispatched at 11:30 that night on a 9-1-1 to the home of a 57-year-old male whose spouse reported that he was experiencing “dizziness.” But Merritt immediately recognized the signs of a stroke and relayed critical information to the response team en route.
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