North Shore University Hospital is dedicated to accommodating patient/family wishes regarding the ritual treatment of a patient from the moment of death until removal from the facility, as consistent with applicable civil laws and regulations.

Patients/families are encouraged to make known specific concerns/requests in advance so that these can be documented in the chart or anticipated (as appropriate). Recognizing the importance that Jewish tradition attaches to timely burial, the hospital is committed to timely release of the deceased.

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