A bad cough is going around Far Rockaway, Queens. It isÂ just one example of the post-storm health problems resident of hard-hit areasÂ are exposed to in the aftermath.
Brett Scudder, a community activist, says he has comeÂ across many people who have a cough and migraine headaches.
Dr. Manny Alvarez of Fox News says migraines andÂ respiratory problems could be signs of toxic exposure.
The city’s Department of Health says recent testing showsÂ outdoor air quality is good. But officials warn about indoor air quality.
Both my photographer and I started getting dizzy; weÂ were down in the basement for just a few minutes.
Volunteers with Heart to Heart, a mobile medical unit inÂ Far Rockaway, say respiratory illness has been the second biggest problem withÂ people who have come in for help, right behind high blood pressure fromÂ stress.
Source: Fox 5 NY