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PBMC unveils ambitious $92 million plan for expansion of emergency department and Center for Women and Infants

by Jun 3, 2023
Peconic Bay Medical Center unveiled plans yesterday for the next phase of an expansion it says will lay the foundation for bringing advanced specialized care to the region.

Women’s health takes front and center at Northwell Health-Peconic Bay Medical Center

by Mar 8, 2023
Peconic Bay Medical Center is expanding its focus on women’s health with new services and facilities aimed at providing comprehensive care close to home for women in all stages of life.

Peconic Bay Medical Center embarks on major emergency department expansion

by Nov 14, 2022
Peconic Bay Medical Center's emergency department will handle about 38,000 visits this year, including a growing number of critical care cases, such as strokes, heart attacks and trauma. The expansion, which will cost about $20 million, will focus on critical care.

PBMC to close its skilled nursing facility by year’s end, will repurpose space for other clinical needs

by Nov 8, 2022
PBMC needs to expand clinical space for other acute care services to meet growing demand, Executive Director Amy Loeb said. There are other facilities in the community that provide long-term care. PBMC needs to grow to provide the services only a hospital can provide, she said.

Northwell Health volunteers delivering 483 backpacks filled with school supplies to Riverhead

by Aug 17, 2022
Northwell Health volunteers are delivering 483 backpacks filled with school supplies for students in the Riverhead Central School District this week ahead of the start of the school year next month.

Retiring PBMC leader Andrew Mitchell reflects on 20 years at the helm and the transformation of a struggling community hospital

by Jul 10, 2022
"We persevered, no matter what got thrown our way. We just kept on going at it.” Peconic Bay Medical Center's former president and CEO reflects on his two decades leading the Riverhead hospital, which was on the verge of bankruptcy when he arrived in 2001 and has been transformed into the regional medical center he envisioned.

Northwell Health suspends visitation at some hospitals, with limited exceptions

by Dec 30, 2021
With COVID-19 cases rising across the region, Northwell Health has temporarily suspended all visitation at some of its hospitals, including Peconic Bay Medical Center in Riverhead.

Food and flu shots distributed to those in need ahead of holiday season

by Nov 21, 2021
The North Fork Spanish Apostolate partnered with National Grid and Northwell Health on Thursday to give food and flu shots to needy families ahead of the holiday season.

PBMC remains well-staffed, despite vaccine mandate forcing layoff of 2% of its staff, hospital executive says

by Sep 28, 2021
Peconic Bay Medical Center will have to terminate about 2% of its total workforce today under a Northwell Health COVID-19 vaccine policy that required all employees to present proof of vaccination by 11:59 p.m. Monday to avoid termination, according to PBMC Executive Director Amy Loeb.

Protest outside Riverhead hospital draws crowd of vaccine mandate opponents

by Sep 4, 2021
Protesters against the state's vaccine mandate for health care workers took to the street on Route 58 in Riverhead Saturday, lining up around the traffic circle near Peconic Bay Medical Center.