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NYU Langone nurse gets lifesaving heart transplant

Joanne Drenckhahn received a lifesaving heart transplant Monday evening.

News 12 Staff

Aug 16, 2022, 2:37 AM

Updated 675 days ago

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A New York University Langone-Mineola nurse is on the road to recovery.
Joanne Drenckhahn received a lifesaving heart transplant Monday evening.
The first responder was admitted to the hospital she served for 26 years last week after suffering a heart ailment.
A fundraiser for Drenckhahn has raised more than $100,000.
Anyone who would like to donate to Drenckhahn and her family can do so here.


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