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District 31

Selvena N. Brooks-Powers

Arverne, Brookville, Edgemere, Jamaica (parts), Far Rockaway, Laurelton, Rosedale, Springfield Gardens (parts)

The Far Rockaway Trauma Healthcare Access Task Force was established to enhance trauma healthcare in the Rockaway community, which lacks a local trauma care center. Led by NYC Council Member Selvena N. Brooks-Powers and NYC Health and Hospitals President Dr. Mitchell Katz, the Task Force brings together community leaders monthly to improve reliable and accessible trauma care for Rockaway residents.

Head to for more information on the task force’s activites.