NJ National Guard Assists Extended Care During Pandemic
Extended Care staff thanked members of the New Jersey National Guard for their assistance with a banner on their last day. Photo courtesy of Fred Hunter.

NJ National Guard Assists Extended Care During Pandemic

Members of the New Jersey National Guard provided assistance to New Community Extended Care Facility, 266 South Orange Ave., Newark, from June 10 to July 18. The service members engaged in a number of activities, including janitorial services, sanitizing common areas, making resident beds, distributing food to resident floors, encouraging residents to eat and providing some limited support to Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs).

New Community Chief Operating Officer Fred Hunter, center, with Lieutenant Cintron and Senior Master Sargeant Butcher of the New Jersey National Guard who supervised the project at Extended Care. Photo courtesy of Fred Hunter.
Members of the New Jersey National Guard enjoy a meal at Extended Care on their last day at the facility. Photo courtesy of Fred Hunter.
Extended Care Dietary Sanitation Supervisor Philip Arthur, left, and Food Services Director Allen Ruffy, right, prepare a meal for members of the New Jersey National Guard on their last day. Photo courtesy of Fred Hunter.
Members of the New Jersey National Guard assisted staff members at Extended Care from June 10 to July 18. Photo courtesy of the New Jersey National Guard.
Extended Care staff members prepared food for members of the New Jersey National Guard on their last day at the facility. Photo courtesy of Fred Hunter.
Members of the New Jersey National Guard performed tasks in and around Extended Care from June 10 to July 18. Photo courtesy of Fred Hunter.

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