65-2 #41 August 09, 2017

Health & Safety

Body Scan
UFA Health & Safety Officer, Michael Schreiber wishes to remind members that the UFA has an agreement with Inner Imaging to provide a discounted rate to active and retired NYC Firefighters and their families for a body scan. The agreement provides confidential screening which consists of two tests - a scan of the heart/lungs and a blood test. The scan is normally $750 but is being offered to UFA members at a greatly reduced rate of $375. To make an appointment, or for further information, you can reach Inner Imaging at 212-777-8900 or check out their website www.innerimagingnyc.com.

Heart/Lung Institute
UFA Health & Safety Officer, Michael Schreiber is pleased to present FDNY members with a Health & Safety Training Session. Rob Brown, a Physician Assistant and active NYC Firefighter, will be discussing issues important to the health & safety of *all* members of the NYC Fire Department. Some issues he will touch upon include: Cardiac, Pulmonary Health, Asthma, Reactive Airway, PTSD/Counseling/Job Stress, Respiratory Protection, Heat & Cold Stress, Back Strains and Sprains, Medical Office/LODI, Personal Protective Equipment, etc... among others. Rob Brown is a Physician Assistant (RPA-C) and Founder/Director of the NY Firefighters Heart and Lung Institute. The office is located at 1165 Northern Blvd Suite 400 Manhasset, NY 11030. Please call (516) 869-5277, mention that you're a firefighter, and make an appointment to meet with Rob Brown. Rob is an active Lieutenant in Brooklyn.

The UFA highly discourages members on duty from participating. The UFA does not endorse any "Traveling" Doctors at this time. We encourage members to use Inner Imaging or contact Rob Brown. Please visit http://www.ufanyc.org/health_and_safety/faq.php for more information.