MONOC Partners with Restore the Shore: 1st Responders Christmas 2012

Meals were delivered to emergency personnel who responded to Hurricane Sandy


Wall, NJ – December 24, 2012 --- MONOC Mobile Health Services has proudly partnered with Restore the Shore: 1st Responders Christmas 2012 to help deliver 600 meals on Christmas day to emergency personnel and first responders that gave unselfishly of themselves during and well after Hurricane Sandy came ashore in New Jersey.

Additionally, meals will be delivered to those still displaced by the super storm as a result of the devastating flooding. “As always, MONOC is proud to support our fellow first responders and the members of the community that we serve every day,” said Scott Matin, Vice President of MONOC.

Cliff Baker, a restaurant consultant, and Executive Chef Michael Jurusz have dedicated countless hours organizing donations of food and supplies as well as volunteers for the event. Served to each person will be a complete holiday meal comprised of spiral ham with a baked pineapple glaze, mashed potatoes, corn, green garden salad, dinner roll, cookies, and beverage. For displaced families with children, a new toy will also accompany each meal.

About MONOC

MONOC Mobile Health Services is a non-profit hospital cooperative consisting of 15 acute care hospitals located throughout New Jersey. Formed in 1978 MONOC’s mission is to improve health care and reduce costs. MONOC Mobile Health Services is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Ambulance Services (CAAS) and employs over 730 employees and operates a fleet of over 100 ambulances. Together this shared services consortium acts as a health care cooperative for these acute care hospitals and over 2.8 million residents that they serve living in more than 1,800 square miles of the Garden State.

Among its numerous service lines, MONOC operates MICU Paramedic Services, Helicopter interfacility and 911 services, Mobile Critical Care Services, and Basic Life Support interfacility and 911 services. Additionally, MONOC operates a Continuing Education Coordinating Board for Emergency Medical Services (CECBEMS) accredited education department which is the largest EMS education department in New Jersey providing continuing medical education to EMTs, Paramedics, Nurses, Police Officers, Fire Fighters and the general public. Coordinating all of MONOC’s communications is an Accredited Center of Excellence (ACE) 24/7 state of the art 9-1-1 dispatch center which handled over 161,000 requests for service in 2011.