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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.

Peconic Bay Medical Center earns four stars in quality rankings by federal agency

by May 13, 2021
PBMC's four-star rating from CMS, a first for the Riverhead hospital, reflects a turnaround in quality that began more than a decade ago, hospital officials said.

COVID-positive patients sought for in-home Pepcid clinical trial

by Feb 14, 2021
COVID-positive adult patients with mild to moderate symptoms are sought for a virtual, in-home clinical trial to evaluate the safety and efficacy of Pepcid for the outpatient treatment of COVID-19.

Independent front-line health care providers want to know when they’ll get COVID-19 vaccinations

by Dec 29, 2020
Front-line health care providers who are not part of hospital systems say they still don't know when and where they'll be able to get vaccinated — even though they are administering COVID-19 tests and are exposed on a daily basis to patients who may be COVID-positive.

Northwell to open cancer institute in Riverhead by month’s end

by Dec 14, 2020
Northwell Health announced today it will open a $6.2 million, 11,300-square-foot comprehensive cancer center in Riverhead by the end of the year.

Coronavirus update: Feds OK testing at Northwell Health’s lab, but automated testing still not approved

by Mar 9, 2020
“Manual testing of 75 to 80 samples per day will begin at Northwell immediately, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said, “but we still need automated testing approved so we can perform thousands per day.”

Opening of addiction treatment and research facility in Calverton now slated for March

by Jan 20, 2020
The contractors are finishing up the construction and as soon as the certificate of occupancy is issued, Wellbridge will take occupancy and bring its staff to the facility for about 45 days of training, Wellbridge CEO Andrew Drazan said.

Northwell Health to hold holiday grief workshop

by Nov 5, 2019
Northwell Health will hold a grief workshop Wednesday, Nov. 20, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Riverhead Free Library f

Northwell Health East End Walk raises funds for cardiac and cancer services at PBMC

by May 19, 2019
More than 200 people turned out to walk in the Northwell Health East End Walk at Tanger Outlets in Riverhead Sunday morning.