Press Release

For Immediate Release: July 29, 2019

Union County 911 Telecommunicator Honored for Helping Deliver Baby Over the Phone​

Union County Freeholder Chair Bette Jane Kowalski and Freeholder Christopher Hudak present a resolution to County of Union 911 Telecommunicator Joy Allen of Plainfield commending her for her efforts to assist in the delivery of a baby over the phone on June 28, 2019. They were join by Union County Director of Public Safety Andrew Moran.

Allen’s efforts proved to be successful in the end, the newborn child was delivered safely and first responders were able to bring the baby and the mother to the hospital. (Photo by Jim Lowney/County of Union)

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