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Peconic Bay Medical Center

PBMC’s emergency department expansion gets $5 million boost

The new expansion is set to increase critical care capacity by more than 75% and implement a dual-bay trauma unit, additional cardiac response services, and a dedicated pediatric treatment area, incorporate advanced radiology capabilities and enhance patient privacy, according to PBMC. The hospital hopes to open its doors in the first quarter of 2024.

East End Garden Festival holds last-day sale today at Tanger Outlets in Riverhead

The East End Garden Festival wraps up today at Tanger Outlets and there are still plenty of plants available before the sale ends this afternoon.

PBMC acquires its second da Vinci robotic system, opens seventh operating room

Peconic Bay Medical Center has added a seventh operating room and purchased a new da Vinci XI robotic surgical system to help expand minimally invasive surgical procedures.

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.