‘Second responders’ recognized for Napa County fire assistance

Napa Valley Register

Napans are likely familiar with the first responders who immediately stepped forward during last October’s wildfires to battle flames and rescue victims.

At the same time, a second group of citizens quietly followed in their footsteps...

For example, Mohamed A. Jalloh, Pharm.D., an assistant professor at Touro University who volunteers as a pharmacist for OLE Health in Napa, arranged transportation for evacuees during last October’s wildfires so patients could see healthcare providers.

Jalloh secured a bus from Michael’s Transportation Service in Vallejo that transported more than 20 patients, and when that didn’t prove to be enough, he provided additional rides in his own car.

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