CareOne At Wayne Respiratory Therapist Honored By Senator Nellie Pou
CareOne at Wayne Respiratory Therapist Marisol Flynn was recently honored by Senator Nellie Pou at a Women’s History Month celebration recognizing inspiring women. Ms. Flynn was named a 2016 Women’s History Month Honoree for her efforts in saving the life of a man who had collapsed in an aisle at her local Costco by performing CPR until the paramedics arrived. Click here to read the details. “I was the only health care provider in the store at the time,” she said. “I knew I had to do CPR immediately as quick response is key when you are not in a hospital setting.” Although Ms. Flynn insists that she did what any Respiratory Therapist would do in that situation and does not expect recognition, word of her life saving efforts spread quickly. Ms. Flynn has received numerous awards and certificates from various institutions commending her actions, including the Bergen County Clerk’s Office, Passaic County Sheriff’s Office, Bergen County Sheriff’s Office, the New Jersey Senate and Congress.