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  • Today We Honor all of our Healthcare Heroes.

    Posted: 03/30/2020
  • HealthAlliance Hospital Selected to be a Temporary Care Center for Patients

    Posted: 03/28/2020

    Governor Cuomo has chosen WMCHealth’s HealthAlliance Hospital on Mary’s Avenue to be one of the select hospitals in the state to be a temporary care center for patients. Plans for this are ongoing and a date for operations has not yet been determined. As our state and nation address the COVID-19 situation, the selection of WMCHealth and HealthAlliance Hospital for this vital role illustrates confidence in our healthcare operations and our unwavering efforts to support our Hudson Valley communities. As a...

  • 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 Specimen Collection for Testing As of Monday, March 30, 2020,  WMCHealth’s COVID-19 drive-thru site on the Poughkeepsie campus of MidHudson Regional Hospital is now open to the public BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. The public can call  845.303.2727  from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m...

  • Women’s Heart Health Celebrated By Hundreds at Girls’ Night Out

    Posted: 02/20/2020

    WHITE PLAINS, NY- (February 20, 2020) – Girls’ Night Out, an annual fundraiser for the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) Heart and Vascular Institute, celebrated female heart patients as survivors and “heart heroes” and recognized the physicians and medical teams whose groundbreaking techniques and compassionate care helped to save their lives. The heartwarming event raised awareness about women’s heart health, as well as hope that new advances in cardiology will save more lives in t...

  • Margaretville Hospital Invites Public to 4-County Addiction Action Summit on Opioid Crisis

    Posted: 01/16/2020

    MARGARETVILLE, N.Y. (Jan. 16, 2020) — Margaretville Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), invites the public to participate in a free, four-county summit on January 24 to exchange ideas about how to deter opioid misuse in the Catskills and how to help people deeply touched by the crisis. The summit will be held at the MTC Community Center, 61 Academy St. in Margaretville, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. The second Addiction Action Summit, led by Margaretville Hospital...

  • 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).

  • WMCHealth Physicians Honored as ‘Doctors of Distinction’

    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...