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  • WMCHealth Resumes Outpatient Ambulatory Surgeries at St. Anthony Community Hospital and Bon Secours Community Hospital; Bon Secours Medical Group Practices Expand Office Visits in Orange County

    Posted: 05/18/2020

    May, 18, 2020:   Today, WMCHealth announces that elective outpatient ambulatory surgeries and medical tests will resume this week at its hospitals in Orange County, under an Executive Order from Governor Andrew Cuomo.   St. Anthony Community Hospital in Warwick and Bon Secours Community Hospital in Port Jervis will each resume outpatient surgery services.   Governor Cuomo’s Executive Order allows for resumption of elective outpatient ambulatory surgical services -- those for which the pat...

  • 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,...

  • WMCHealth Has Begun 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.

  • Heroes Inspiring Heroes

    Posted: 04/16/2020

    We are so grateful for the recent Parade of Lights that supported our  WMCHealth Heroes  at Bon Secours Community Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth). Emergency service vehicles from around the county visited our hospital in a display of solidarity and recognition for the workforce and patients at Bon Secours Community Hospital. The procession of emergency service vehicles circled our campus and saluted our WMCHealth Heroes with rolling lights and bl...

  • 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

    P lease 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. ***TEMPORARY HOURS OF OPERATION CHANGE:  Our call center and testing sites will be closed Monday, May 25 in observance of Memorial Day. *** Call center and testing to resume Tuesday, May 26, 2020   Information Hotline Doctors and nurses will be available to answer general questions and provid...

  • Message from President and CEO Michael D. Israel

    Posted: 04/09/2020

    Dear Colleagues: I am so proud of, and grateful for, our phenomenal WMCHealth workforce. This includes our frontline teams who are caring for our COVID-19 and non-COVID patients, as well as our dedicated army of non-patient care team members who are providing around-the-clock support. As we continue to respond to the COVID-19 situation, I want to underscore that a safe and effective care environment is our highest priority. WMCHealth hospitals and medical practices are taking all necessary steps to prot...