Student-Run Clinic, La Casita de la Salud, Opens New Location and Expands Services to Medical and Dental Care in Westchester

La Casita de la Salud — Spanish for “the little house of health” — officially opened on May 6; New location will offer free medical and dental care to uninsured adults in... Read more »

Montrose Resident Honored

Kathryn Joblon of Montrose is the recipient of a 2020 Public Health Award presented by the Westchester County Board of Health and County Executive George Latimer.   Joblon was honored as someone who has “volunteered to help the needy, veterans and first responders, among others.” Board of... Read more »

Phelps Hospital Recognized with Four-Star Rating from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Phelps Hospital, Northwell Health has received a prestigious four-star rating for the third consecutive year from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), a federal agency within the U.S. Department of Health... Read more »

New ‘Smarter Benefits’ Program Is Flexible Health Insurance Option  

With rising premiums and deductibles on medical plans, many River Towns business owners and residents find it difficult to obtain affordable health insurance that allows a wide choice of doctors and hospitals.    That is no longer the case,... Read more »

BluePath Service Dogs Host 5th Annual Walkathon Virtually on May 15

On Saturday, May 15, BluePath Service Dogs will host their fifth annual walkathon – this year virtually. The event, which begins with an online kick-off at 10:00am, will raise funds in support... Read more »

New York Medical College Center of Excellence in Precision Responses to Bioterrorism and Disasters Awarded $1 Million In State Funding

Increase in Center’s funding demonstrates the critical need for increased research and training in COVID-19 response, bioterrorism and emergency preparedness — The New York Medical College (NYMC) Center of Excellence in Precision... Read more »

Miraculous Hearing Implant Gave Cortlandt Resident Her Life Back  

This past year has been difficult for so many people in so many different ways. As someone with hearing loss, Cortlandt resident Valerie Candela has her own unique challenges, since social distance and face coverings greatly impair communication.   According to a new study conducted by... Read more »

The ABC and D of Medicare

Medicare is a federal program for people 65 or older – or under 65 who qualify on the basis of a disability –  and you’re a U.S. citizen or legal resident who... Read more »

Emergency Blood Drive at Phelps Hospital Northwell Health

The New York Blood Center has declared a blood emergency and Phelps Hospital is responding with a blood drive to take place on Friday, April 16, from 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM... Read more »

Ronald McDonald House Launches Footsteps for Families Event Walk Over the Hudson Any Day in May

Ronald McDonald House of the Greater Hudson Valley has announced that their annual event Footsteps for Families Walk Over the Hudson is now officially open for registration. This year the event is... Read more »