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  • WMCHealth Provides $1 million in Grants in Hudson Valley

    Posted: 05/28/2020

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (May 28, 2020) - The Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) today announced $1 million in grants to 10 Hudson Valley organizations, with $400,000 in grants going to five programs with operations in Ulster County to support the expansion of behavioral health and substance use disorders services. Part of the New York State “promising practices” initiative, these grants are designed to help WMCHealth partners develop sustainable models and services as they transition from the ...

  • WMCHealth Physicians Resumes Medical Practice Office Visits in Three Counties, Closely Following Resumption of Elective Outpatient Procedures

    Posted: 05/15/2020

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (May 15, 2020) – WMCHealth and WMCHealth Physicians/Advanced Physician Services announce that regular office hours are resuming this week at our medical practice offices in Dutchess, Ulster, and Delaware counties. New York State is allowing for resumption of medical practice visits based on the status of coronavirus impact, including a drop in COVID-19 cases, in specific counties. This return to regular office hours for medical practices closely follows last week’s resumption of outpatien...

  • Open Letter from President and CEO Michael D. Israel

    Posted: 05/11/2020

    As we celebrate Nurses' Week and Hospital Week, we wanted to recognize the commitment of our workforce during the COVID-19 pandemic. Your essential roles have required you to call upon reserves from deep within, while you balance the needs and care of your own loved ones. We are proud of each one of you and hope you will find continued strength in the heartfelt appreciation from your colleagues, our patients, and the communities we serve together. Thank you for everything you do. Please view this video ...

  • WMCHealth to Resume Outpatient Ambulatory Surgeries at HealthAlliance and MidHudson Regional Hospitals this Week

    Posted: 05/05/2020

    Today, WMCHealth announces that elective outpatient ambulatory surgeries and medical tests will resume this week at its hospitals in Dutchess and Ulster counties, under an Executive Order from Governor Andrew Cuomo. HealthAlliance (Broadway campus,) in Kingston, and MidHudson Regional Hospital, in Poughkeepsie, will each resume outpatient surgery services, with MidHudson Regional Hospital beginning Wednesday, May 6, and HealthAlliance on Thursday, May 7. Governor Cuomo’s Executive Order allows for the r...

  • At WMCHealth, we can provide the care you need... now.

    Posted: 05/03/2020


  • Census 2020: Shape Your Future. Start Here.

    Posted: 04/30/2020

    Top 5 Reasons to Complete the Census: Your Health:   Helps hospitals and communities predict the spread of diseases. Emergency Response:   Helps allocate disaster resources. Federal Funding:   Determines funding for programs like Medicaid and school lunches. Fair Representation: Determines a community’s number of U.S. House of Representatives seats. Infrastructure: Drives decisions for housing, safety resources and community improvements. Responses to the census are secure,...

  • Coronavirus Update

    Posted: 04/26/2020

    Westchester Medical Center offers both COVID-19 diagnostic and antibody testing at sites in Valhalla, Poughkeepsie and Kingston Testing is available by appointment only. How do I make an appointment? Requests for Diagnostic and Antibody test appointments are now available ONLINE via:   WMCHealth COVID-19 Diagnostic Testing Appointment Request WMCHealth COVID-19 Antibody Testing Appointment Request Please call our COVID Call Center at 914.202.4530 from 8:30 a.m. – 6 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Yo...

  • WMCHealth to Begin Antibody Testing for COVID-19

    Posted: 04/24/2020

    (April 24, 2020)  - WMCHealth is now offering COVID-19 antibody testing to our workforce throughout our network, including for employees based in the hospitals and medical practices at Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla.  Antibody testing, also known as serological testing, detects antibodies present in the blood when the body is responding to a specific infection, like COVID-19.  The antibody test may show if an individual has ever been infected with the virus, even if they did not h...

  • HealthAlliance and County Government Announce New COVID-19 Testing Site

    Posted: 04/21/2020

    Today HealthAlliance, part of WMCHealth Network,   partners with the Ulster County Executive and the Department of Health to announce that a new testing site for coronavirus infection has been approved and will be launched next week. The new site will serve county residents and offer safe and convenient walk-in and drive through testing at our well-known medical practice on Grand Street.   WMCHealth Advanced Physician Services is located at 27 Grand Street, Kingston, NY   12401. Testing w...

  • HealthAlliance is Here For Our Community

    Posted: 04/20/2020