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The Long Island power authority is looking to restore service to most of its New York customers.
Still suffering in the aftermath of hurricane sandy.
But more than 50000 homes and businesses are still in the dark.
Meanwhile tens of thousands have taken to shelters after their homes.
Have become uninhabitable.
Those shelters have undeniably given storm survivors a better option -- sleeping out in the cold.
But there are still health risks here's doctor Marc Siegel of Fox's medical -- to.
Close confines -- I'm worried about the spread disease measles it's flu season.
Dire real diseases how -- -- prevent all that from happening.
Well in colts corners it's a problem but what we do is to make sure that people have water.
We make sure that people have cleaned sanitary spaces to use the restroom and shower.
Were very careful about our food handling making sure people Wear gloves making sure the food is -- -- a correct temperature.
And we do have.
Health assessment here as well to make sure that if people are feeling under the weather they can talk to a nurse.
To see if there's anything that needs to be done and it.
This shelter and -- -- high school in New Jersey the red cross and local health authorities have taken care of more than 200 people and good night given refuge.
Asked people trying to get back to their lives as normal for informal therapy here absolutely.
And that's the mental health case -- here all day talking to people -- at the table and emails let them find out what's going nine.
-- to conclude you talk about -- -- -- like -- what could be returning to think that some of them and things they've got their families.
Gets me back and spoon and a sense of normalcy again.
-- -- posttraumatic stress how do you prevent that from happening after the biblical.
What part of it is doing the work doing the -- -- -- and it's not posttraumatic so it's not coming back -- them.
Game three months six months or whatever is talking about now where were you what was happening had -- detail what was the damage.
The people who refused to suit -- -- train and train into a bit of an adventure.
Kind of like an extended camping trip.
For victims who were animal owners there -- to separate shelter for their parents this -- have been so good.
The hot Warner.
-- I think he can play sleep and all -- Food -- pitch to spend so good I'm so grateful.
So how can we end up with better statistics and after Katrina when 35%.
Suffered mental illness and others had heart attacks from the stress.
With a well organize shelters like -- one victims of sandy are getting the support they need.
Brett doctor -- thank you.
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