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  • Coronavirus Update

    Posted: 03/09/2020

    Please call the DOH’s coronavirus hotline at 888.364.3065 or visit  Health.NY.Gov   for additional information.  You can also visit the  CDC.gov  for updates and prevention tips.   WMCHealth COVID-19 Drive-Thru Site Now Open to the Public - BY APPOINTMENT ONLY How to make an appointment?  Please call 914.202.4530 from 8:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.  You will receive a screening, and if appropriate, you’ll be given an appointment. We will need your phone number and address, an...

  • Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital Unveils Donor Milk Bank for Extreme Preemies

    Posted: 12/11/2019

    VALHALLA, NY - (December 11, 2019) ― A new, distinctive facility that processes pre-term human milk for extremely premature babies is now fully operational at Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital , a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) and home to the Isaac & Naomi Kaplan Family Regional Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (ICU). The Regional Neonatal ICU cares for the Hudson Valley’s tiniest and sickest newborns and with the Liquid Gold Preemie Donor Milk Bank now online, Maria...

  • 100.7 WHUD Joins Community in Support of Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital through the 15th Annual 100.7 WHUD Radiothon for the Kids

    Posted: 11/18/2019

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (November 18, 2019) – Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) and the children’s hospital for the Hudson Valley, is once again teaming up with 100.7 WHUD, Westchester and the Hudson Valley’s music and information station, to host the 15th Annual 100.7 WHUD Radiothon for the Kids. 100.7 WHUD has been a supporter of Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital for 15 years and that support continues with this year’s event. The Radiothon wi...

  • WMCHealth Urges Community to Take Caution and Get Vaccinated This Flu Season

    Posted: 11/13/2019

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (November 13, 2019) – As we enter flu season, which typically commences in October and can last until May, the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) urges everyone in the community to get vaccinated. The flu vaccine is the only viable safeguard against the flu and can help protect against life-threatening complications that can arise from contracting the virus. Young people, the elderly and people with underlying health conditions are most at risk for the flu and for contr...

  • WMCHealth is home to 273 of the Hudson Valley’s TOP DOCTORS.

    Posted: 11/07/2019

    Please CLICK HERE for list of doctors (pdf).

  • Michael Gewitz, MD, Recognized with Lifetime Achievement Award

    Posted: 11/01/2019

    Several WMCHealth physicians were among the honorees recognized for their contributions to the field of medicine at the recent Doctors of Distinction award banquet hosted by the Westchester County Business Journal. Michael Gewitz, MD , William Russell McCurdy Physician-in-Chief at Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital, was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of his devotion to caring for pediatric patients and their families in the Hudson Valley since the early 1980s, with many of his on...

  • Growing to Care for More NICU Babies: WMCHealth Initiates Capital Campaign for $1.2 Million Expansion and Enhancement of Regional Neonatal ICU at Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital

    Posted: 10/23/2019

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (October 23, 2019) – The Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) has initiated a capital fundraising campaign to support a multiphase, $1.2 million investment project to expand and enhance the advanced-care services provided to families in the Isaac and Naomi Kaplan Family Regional Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (RNICU) at the Network’s Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital. The RNICU provides care for the Hudson Valley’s most at-risk newborns, including extreme low-birth-weight ba...

  • Healthcare’s New Face: Westchester Medical Center Celebrates the Opening of its New Ambulatory Care Pavilion

    Posted: 10/03/2019

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (October 2, 2019) – Dignitaries that included His Eminence Timothy Cardinal Dolan, Archbishop of New York, were at Westchester Medical Center, the flagship of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), today for the ceremonial dedication of the hospital’s new Ambulatory Care Pavilion. The new, 260,000-square-foot, eight-story Ambulatory Care Pavilion is Westchester Medical Center’s new focal point for ambulatory care services. The construction of the Ambulatory Care Pavili...

  • Eleven Members of WMCHealth Workforce to Compete in TCS New York City Marathon

    Posted: 09/25/2019

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (September 25, 2019) – Fueled by their commitment to Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) patients, a dedicated group of 11 WMCHealth workforce members will compete in the TCS New York City Marathon November 3. Each runner has his or her own motivation and has taken up the marathon challenge in support of the life-changing and lifesaving care provided to patients at WMCHealth hospitals across the Hudson Valley. Six are running a marathon for the first time. Team WMCHealth...

  • Westchester Medical Center Health Network Urges Patients To Take Caution During Fall Prevention Awareness Month

    Posted: 09/19/2019

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (September 18, 2019) – Trips and slips are no laughing matter, as falls in the home are the number one reason for hospital visits nationwide. At Westchester Medical Center, the flagship of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) and the only Level I adult and pediatric trauma center in the Hudson Valley, falls have been the most common injury-related hospitalization for a consecutive 15 years, making up more than 40 percent of all trauma admissions. September is Fall Pre...