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Hadassah Medical Organization Goes on High Alert for Peres Funeral

Wednesday, Sep 28 2016

Thousands of visitors, including high profile dignitaries, are expected to arrive in Jerusalem for the funeral of past Prime Minister and President Shimon Peres, who will be laid to rest on Friday, September 30. Hadassah Hospital Ein Kerem is the designated hospital for foreign dignitaries, particularly for the President of the United States. The hospital administration has been briefed, all the relevant department heads have been prepped for any needed care or emergencies. Hadassah is the only Level I Trauma Unit in the greater Jerusalem area. Because of the special circumstances, all on-call physicians have been requested to remain on the hospital campus until the end of the funeral. The Hospital administration has apprised the National and Jerusalem police officials of its preparedness.

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