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Northwell Health suspends visitation at some hospitals, with limited exceptions

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.

Embracing life’s journey as a caregiver, in times of grief and joy

Experienced caregivers will tell you that there is a lot to grieve —the life we imagined our loved ones would live, a loss of independence, health, and normal life expectancy. But there is even more joy.

Riverhead couple celebrate 65th wedding anniversary at Peconic Bay Medical Center

The former Manorville Fire District commissioner and his bride of 65 years celebrated their wedding anniversary Wednesday at Peconic Bay MedicalCenter, where Patricia Connelly is a long-term resident of the skilled nursing facility.

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

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.

New York officials worry vaccine mandate will drive healthcare worker shortage

State lawmakers on the East End say they fear an impending staffing crisis in local hospitals and nursing homes due to vaccine resistance among workers.

Protest outside Riverhead hospital draws crowd of vaccine mandate opponents

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 continues to offer COVID-19 vaccinations in Riverhead

The pop-up COVID-19 vaccination site at Peconic Bay Medical Center's Entenmann Campus in Riverhead will remain open every Saturday.

Peconic Bay Medical Center receives level III trauma center verification by American College of Surgeons

Northwell Health Peconic Bay Medical Center has received a level III trauma center verification from the American College of Surgeons.

Riverhead CAP launches ‘celebrate sober’ campaign in advance of graduation celebrations

In partnership with local businesses and Peconic Bay Medical Center, CAP is placing 2-inch stickers on participating businesses' items — like deli sandwiches, take out bags and coffee cups — which say: “Congratulations Class of 2021. Live Your Best Life: Celebrate Sober.”

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

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.