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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 Three Counties, Closely Following Resumption of Elective Outpatient Procedures

    Posted: 05/15/2020

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (May 15, 2020) – WMCHealth and WMCHealth Physicians/Advanced Physician Services announce that regular office hours are resuming this week at our medical practice offices in Dutchess, Ulster, and Delaware counties. New York State is allowing for resumption of medical practice visits based on the status of coronavirus impact, including a drop in COVID-19 cases, in specific counties. This return to regular office hours for medical practices closely follows last week’s resumption of outpatien...

  • 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 ...

  • WMCHealth to Resume Outpatient Ambulatory Surgeries at HealthAlliance and MidHudson Regional Hospitals this Week

    Posted: 05/05/2020

    Today, WMCHealth announces that elective outpatient ambulatory surgeries and medical tests will resume this week at its hospitals in Dutchess and Ulster counties, under an Executive Order from Governor Andrew Cuomo. HealthAlliance (Broadway campus) in Kingston, and MidHudson Regional Hospital, in Poughkeepsie, will each resume outpatient surgery services, with MidHudson Regional Hospital beginning Wednesday, May 6, and HealthAlliance on Thursday, May 7. Governor Cuomo’s Executive Order allows for the re...

  • 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,...

  • 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.

  • A Message of Gratitude from President and CEO Michael D. Israel

    Posted: 04/15/2020

    Our President and CEO Michael D. Israel shares his gratitude for our  WMC Health Heroes   and their families as well as the support from the Westchester community during COVID-19. Listen to the full interview with  100.7 WHUD     Listen to the full interview with  107.1 The Peak  

  • Coronavirus Update

    Posted: 04/10/2020

    Please call the DOH’s coronavirus hotline at 888.364.3065 or visit  Health.NY.Gov   for additional information.  You can also visit the  for updates and prevention tips. Read Our Update to Elective Ambulatory Services/Ambulatory Procedures/Ambulatory Surgeries Read Our Update to  Medical Practice Office Visits in Three Counties WMCHealth COVID-19 Specimen Collection for Testing WMCHealth’s COVID-19 drive-thru site on the Poughkeepsie campus of MidHudson Regional Ho...