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  • WMCHealth Provides $1 million in Grants

    Posted: 05/28/2020

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (May 28, 2020) - The Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) today announced $1 million in grants to 10 Hudson Valley organizations to address behavioral health and substance use disorders, primary care accessibility and engagement, and linkages to social determinates of health services, such as housing and food security. Part of the New York State “promising practices” initiative, these grants are designed to help WMCHealth partners develop sustainable models and services a...

  • WMCHealth Physicians Resumes Medical Practice Office Visits in Westchester County, Following Resumption of Elective Outpatient Procedures

    Posted: 05/21/2020

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (May 21, 2020) – WMCHealth and WMCHealth Physicians/Advanced Physician Services announce that routine office visits are resuming at our medical practices in Westchester County.  New York State has approved the resumption of routine medical practice visits based on the status of coronavirus impact, including a drop in COVID-19 cases, in specific counties. WMCHealth Physicians/Advanced Physician Services medical practices have returned to regular office hours in Dutchess, Ulster and De...

  • WMCHealth to Resume Outpatient Ambulatory Surgeries at Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla, NY

    Posted: 05/19/2020

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (May 19, 2020) – Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) announces that elective outpatient ambulatory surgeries and medical testing will resume tomorrow, May 20, at its flagship hospital Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla, NY. New York State approval allows for resumption of outpatient ambulatory surgical services -- those for which the patient enters and leaves a surgical facility on the same day, without an overnight stay – and is based upon the status of coronavirus ...

  • Open Letter from President and CEO Michael D. Israel

    Posted: 05/11/2020

    As we celebrate Nurses' Week and Hospital Week, we wanted to recognize the commitment of our workforce during the COVID-19 pandemic. Your essential roles have required you to call upon reserves from deep within, while you balance the needs and care of your own loved ones. We are proud of each one of you and hope you will find continued strength in the heartfelt appreciation from your colleagues, our patients, and the communities we serve together. Thank you for everything you do. Please view this video ...

  • At WMCHealth, we can provide the care you need... now.

    Posted: 05/03/2020

     

  • Census 2020: Shape Your Future. Start Here.

    Posted: 04/30/2020

    Top 5 Reasons to Complete the Census: Your Health:   Helps hospitals and communities predict the spread of diseases. Emergency Response:   Helps allocate disaster resources. Federal Funding:   Determines funding for programs like Medicaid and school lunches. Fair Representation: Determines a community’s number of U.S. House of Representatives seats. Infrastructure: Drives decisions for housing, safety resources and community improvements. Responses to the census are secure,...

  • Bruce Beck, Lead Sports Anchor for NBC New York, Generously Supports WMCHealth Heroes

    Posted: 04/29/2020

      We are grateful for the support of local resident Bruce Beck, lead sports anchor for NBC New York, and his wife, Janet, who generously donated to our Meal Train program. Our meal train recognizes staff while also serving as an economic support of local businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. These meals to our frontline staff were provided by Italian Meateria Deli. During this challenging time, donor support of our work and our workforce is inspiring. On behalf of everyone at WMCHealth, tha...

  • WMCHealth to Begin Antibody Testing for COVID-19

    Posted: 04/24/2020

    (April 24, 2020)  - WMCHealth is now offering COVID-19 antibody testing to our workforce throughout our network, including for employees based in the hospitals and medical practices at Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla.  Antibody testing, also known as serological testing, detects antibodies present in the blood when the body is responding to a specific infection, like COVID-19.  The antibody test may show if an individual has ever been infected with the virus, even if they did not h...

  • Mary Stuart Masterson Shares Message of Support for our WMCHealth Heroes

    Posted: 04/18/2020

    Your browser does not support this video format, please download the video ' to view. Please consider downloading a more recent browser!   We are grateful for all the support that has been shown across our network and for our WMCHealth Heroes during COVID-19. Mary Stuart Masterson's message brightened our team's day. On behalf of HealthAlliance Hospital and WMCHealth, thank you to Mary, and members of our community for all you do for our WMCHealth Heroes and those in our care.

  • SAAVE, Westchester Medical Center’s Crisis Intervention Program

    Posted: 04/15/2020

    Abuse/Risk Victim If you’re a victim of sexual assault, you are not alone. The FACT and SAAVE programs at Westchester Medical Center are here for you.   Our Forensic Acute Care Team (FACT) continues to provide forensic exams and evidence collection in our emergency department .   SAAVE also offers free comprehensive advocacy services and support for victims of sexual assault, domestic violence and all forms of abuse and sexual misconduct.   Our crisis hotline 833.220.2444 is available 24/...