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New Affordable Health Center Opens In Hudson Valley Shopping Plaza: Here's Where New Affordable Health Center Opens In Hudson Valley Shopping Plaza: Here's Where
New Affordable Health Center Opens In Carmel Plaza A new urgent care center in a Hudson Valley shopping center is now open to provide treatment. An all-new Nuvance Health-GoHealth Urgent Care center in Putnam County at 186 Route 52 in the Carmel ShopRite Plaza celebrated its opening with a ribbon-cutting ceremony, Nuvance Health announced on Monday, May 13.  Located around four miles from Putnam Hospital, patients who visit the new center will be able to quickly see an urgent care provider for diagnosis and treatment of non-life-threatening illnesses or injuries. Additionally, they can receive referrals to Nuvance Health primary and sp…
These Hudson Valley Hospitals Get 'A' Grade For Patient Safety: New Report These Hudson Valley Hospitals Get 'A' Grade For Patient Safety: New Report
These Hudson Valley Hospitals Get 'A' Grade For Patient Safety: New Report Two Westchester hospitals have received top marks for keeping patients safe, according to a new report.  Both White Plains Hospital and Northern Westchester Hospital in Mount Kisco were given an "A" grade for patient safety in a new Spring 2024 report by the Leapfrog Group, a national nonprofit watchdog organization that advocates for safety in hospitals.  The new report grades nearly 3,000 hospitals across the country based on how well they protect patients from preventable medical errors, accidents, injuries, and infections, according to the group. The report is issued twic…
Sergeant Collapses, Dies Moments After Shift In Brewster: 'Good Man Who Will Be Missed' Sergeant Collapses, Dies Moments After Shift In Brewster: 'Good Man Who Will Be Missed'
Sergeant Collapses, Dies Moments After Shift In Brewster: 'Good Man Who Will Be Missed' A Hudson Valley police department is mourning the line-of-duty loss of a beloved sergeant who collapsed and died mere moments after completing his shift.  In a statement on Saturday, April 20, the Putnam County Sheriff's Office announced the death of Brewster Police Sergeant Richard Gurniak, who collapsed after hanging up his keys after his shift during the early morning hours on Saturday.  Despite efforts to save his life from a fellow Brewster officer and two members of the Sheriff's Office, Gurniak later died at Putnam Hospital from a heart attack at the age of 57. A…
Combative Patient At Somers Residence For Disabled People Hospitalized: Police Combative Patient At Somers Residence For Disabled People Hospitalized: Police
Combative Patient At Somers Residence For Disabled People Hospitalized: Police A resident of a Northern Westchester home for intellectually and developmentally disabled people was hospitalized after injuring staff members, police said. The incident happened on Monday evening, Jan. 22, when a resident at Opengate Inc., a residence for intellectually and developmentally disabled people in Somers at 29 Warren St., became combative, according to New York State Police Trooper AJ Hicks.  State troopers soon responded to the residence and transported the patient to Putnam Hospital without further incident.  Staff members suffered minor injuries in the incident but…
These Hudson Valley Hospitals Get 'A' Grade For Patient Safety: Report These Hudson Valley Hospitals Get 'A' Grade For Patient Safety: Report
These Hudson Valley Hospitals Get 'A' Grade For Patient Safety: Report Two hospitals in Westchester are at the top of their class when it comes to patient safety, according to a new report.  Both Northern Westchester Hospital in Mount Kisco and White Plains Hospital were given an "A" grade for patient safety in a new Fall 2023 report by the Leapfrog Group, a national nonprofit watchdog organization that advocates for safety in hospitals.  The new report grades nearly 3,000 hospitals across the country based on how well they protect patients from preventable medical errors, accidents, injuries, and infections, according to the group. The report i…
COVID-19 Cases On Rise: Spike Reported In Putnam County COVID-19 Cases On Rise: Spike Reported In Putnam County
Covid-19 Cases On Rise: Spike Reported In Putnam County Health officials are urging residents in a Hudson Valley county to take precautions as COVID-19 cases rise, which has caused an increase in hospitalizations.  The spike in COVID-19 has been seen in Putnam County, which has experienced a 113 percent rise in cases since the previous reporting week, the county's Department of Health announced on Friday, Sept. 8.  According to county health officials, reported cases increased from 69 to 147. Additionally, Putnam Hospital has seen eight admissions as a result of the virus, which is the highest number since February, according to the de…
Northern Westchester Hospital Gets 'A' Grade For Patient Safety, Report Says Northern Westchester Hospital Gets 'A' Grade For Patient Safety, Report Says
Northern Westchester Hospital Gets 'A' Grade For Patient Safety, Report Says Two hospitals in Westchester have earned top marks for keeping patients safe, according to a new report.  Both White Plains Hospital and Northern Westchester Hospital in Mount Kisco were assigned an "A" grade for patient safety in a new Spring 2023 report by the Leapfrog Group, a national nonprofit watchdog organization that advocates for safety in hospitals.  The new report grades nearly 3,000 hospitals across the country based on how well they protect patients from preventable medical errors, accidents, injuries, and infections, according to the group. Northern Westch…
Passengers Hospitalized After Transit Van Crashes Into Ditch In Southeast Passengers Hospitalized After Transit Van Crashes Into Ditch In Southeast
Passengers Hospitalized After Transit Van Crashes Into Ditch In Southeast Several people were hospitalized after a transit van carrying numerous passengers lost control and crashed into a ditch in the Hudson Valley, police said.  The incident happened in Putnam County on Wednesday, April 12 around 3 p.m., when a white transit van was found in an embankment against a utility pole off Route 312 in Southeast, according to state police.  A preliminary investigation determined that the driver of the van, which had been carrying five passengers, felt the steering wheel jerk. Soon after this, they lost steering and the van crossed the double yellow line, …
Firefighter Hit By Car At Scene Of Vehicle Rollover In Carmel: 'Please Slow Down' Firefighter Hit By Car At Scene Of Vehicle Rollover In Carmel: 'Please Slow Down'
Firefighter Hit By Car At Scene Of Vehicle Rollover In Carmel: 'Please Slow Down' A firefighter was injured after they were struck by a car while responding to a vehicle rollover in the Hudson Valley.  The incident happened in Putnam County on Wednesday, March 15, when firefighters and Carmel Volunteer Ambulance Corps members responded to a vehicle rollover in Carmel on Stoneleigh Avenue near Putnam Hospital, firefighters announced on Saturday, March 18. According to the Carmel Fire Department, first responders found that the driver had escaped from the rolled-over car themselves. They then evaluated the driver for injuries.  While firefighters were operating …
Putnam Hospital To Reopen Labor, Delivery Services, New OB-GYN Office Putnam Hospital To Reopen Labor, Delivery Services, New OB-GYN Office
Putnam Hospital To Reopen Labor, Delivery Services, New Ob-gyn Office As Putnam Hospital prepares to reopen its labor and delivery unit, it is also opening a new OB-GYN office as well, hospital officials said.  Earlier Report - $1 Million Goes To Putnam Hospital To Help Reopen Birthing Center The hospital's birthing unit, which has been closed since March 2022, is expected to reopen in January 2023, according to officials from Nuvance Health, which owns the Carmel hospital.  In addition to the reopening, an obstetrics and gynecology office will open as well on Thursday, Dec. 29 in Suite 110, Nuvance officials said.  "This is a …
'Exhausted, Stressed': Putnam Hospital Workers To March For Better Conditions 'Exhausted, Stressed': Putnam Hospital Workers To March For Better Conditions
'Exhausted, Stressed': Putnam Hospital Workers To March For Better Conditions A group of Hudson Valley healthcare workers is asking for better conditions and the opportunity to negotiate a contract.  As part of their effort to improve circumstances at hospitals in both Dutchess and Putnam counties, a "Dignity March" will be held on Thursday, Dec. 1 from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. in Poughkeepsie starting at Vassar Brothers Hospital at 45 Reade Pl. and ending at the Mid-Hudson Bridge, according to the 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East union.  Those organizing the march said that poor working conditions at both Vassar Brothers Hospital and Putnam Hospi…
Putnam County Hospital Receives 'B' Grade For Patient Safety, Report Says Putnam County Hospital Receives 'B' Grade For Patient Safety, Report Says
Putnam County Hospital Receives 'B' Grade For Patient Safety, Report Says One hospital in the Hudson Valley is at the top of its class for keeping patients safe, according to a new report.  Westchester County's White Plains Hospital, located at 41 East Post Rd, has been assigned an "A" grade for patient safety in a new Fall 2022 report by the Leapfrog Group, a national nonprofit watchdog organization that advocates for safety in hospitals.  The report gives letter grades to nearly 3,000 hospitals across the country based on how well they protect patients from preventable medical errors, accidents, injuries, and infections, according to the gr…
$1 Million Goes To Putnam Hospital To Help Reopen Birthing Center $1 Million Goes To Putnam Hospital To Help Reopen Birthing Center
$1 Million Goes To Putnam Hospital To Help Reopen Birthing Center State-funded grants and community donations totaling $1 million will go to a hospital located in the Hudson Valley to help it reopen its birthing center.  Upgrades to the Putnam Hospital's birthing center are being funded by three major sources, according to Nuvance Health, which owns the hospital in Carmel:  A $500,000 state grant funded by New York's Community Local Community Assistance Program; $250,000 from the Kearney Realty and Development Group from the Northern Westchester town of Somers; $250,000 from the Putnam Community Foundation. Delivery services in the hospital's…
Putnam Hospital Temporarily Suspends Labor, Delivery Services Putnam Hospital Temporarily Suspends Labor, Delivery Services
Putnam Hospital Temporarily Suspends Labor, Delivery Services A hospital in the Hudson Valley is temporarily suspending labor and delivery services as it works to build a new team of qualified doctors. Putnam Hospital and Nuvance Health announced that as of Monday, March 1, CareMount’s OB/GYN physicians - the only doctors who provide delivery and labor services at the hospital - will no longer be doing so as they recruit new physicians for their unit. As a result, officials said that Putnam Hospital announced that they will be temporarily suspending delivery services while it works to build a new team, which has already started. Officials noted that …
One Hospitalized Following Two-Car Crash Outside Mahopac Restaurant One Hospitalized Following Two-Car Crash Outside Mahopac Restaurant
One Hospitalized Following Two-Car Crash Outside Mahopac Restaurant One driver was hospitalized, while a second refused medical attention following a two-car crash outside a popular area restaurant, officials said. First responders in Putnam County were dispatched at approximately 11 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 20 to a reported two-car crash in front of the Countryside Kitchen Restaurant on Route 6 in Mahopac. The first responders, from the Mahopac Fire and Carmel Police departments, found the two cars involved in the crash, one of which was stopped in the righthand lane, the other caroming into the nearby wooded area, Mahopac FD spokesman Jack Casey T…
House Fire Breaks Out In Putnam House Fire Breaks Out In Putnam
House Fire Breaks Out In Putnam One firefighter was hospitalized battling an overnight fire that broke out in an area home, officials announced. First responders in Putnam County from the Mahopac Falls Volunteer Fire Department and Carmel Police Department responded to a Secor Road home at approximately 9:15 p.m. on Wednesday, June 16, where there was a report of a deck on fire with an elderly resident possibly inside the home. Officials said that upon arrival, first responders found an active fire and heavy smoke condition at the property, as the flames had spread from the deck to the residence. Crews from the Mahopac V…
COVID-19: Here's How Many Hudson Valley Hospital Workers Have Been Vaccinated, Refused Shot COVID-19: Here's How Many Hudson Valley Hospital Workers Have Been Vaccinated, Refused Shot
Covid-19: Here's How Many Hudson Valley Hospital Workers Have Been Vaccinated, Refused Shot The lowest percentage of hospital employees who have received the COVID-19 vaccine in New York reside in the Hudson Valley. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said that 57.9 percent of hospital workers in the Hudson Valley have received the COVID-19 vaccine, while statewide, a total of 60.8 percent of medical professionals have been vaccinated. The percentage in the Hudson Valley is the lowest in the state, behind New York City (59 percent), Long Island (60 percent), Mohawk Valley (60.1 percent), and Western New York (63 percent).  Cuomo also made note that vaccination performance is uneven b…
Photos: Three Hospitalized In Multi-Vehicle Crash Route 6N Mahopac Crash Photos: Three Hospitalized In Multi-Vehicle Crash Route 6N Mahopac Crash
Photos: Three Hospitalized In Multi-Vehicle Crash Route 6N Mahopac Crash All hands were on deck as first responders worked to clear a multi-car crash in Putnam County that sent three to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Paramedics, fire crews, and police responded to reports of a three-car crash on Route 6N at the entrance of the Red Mills Convenience Store and Zachs’ Pizza in Mahopac at approximately 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 12, Mahopac Falls Fire Department Public Information Officer Jack Casey said. Upon arrival, units from the Carmel Police Department, Putnam County Sheriff’s Office, and EMStar worked to detour heavy traffic in the area ont…
Nuvance To Bring 500 Jobs From Other Locations To New Site In Danbury Nuvance To Bring 500 Jobs From Other Locations To New Site In Danbury
Nuvance To Bring 500 Jobs From Other Locations To New Site In Danbury In Connecticut's largest office space lease this year, Nuvance Health Systems has rented a 220,000 square foot office space in Danbury, and will hire 500 employees.  Nuvance, formerly Western Connecticut Medical, is leasing a portion space at the newly named "Summit at Danbury" space for 12 years and may expand to 300,000 square feet in the facility.  The space, according to Nuvance, will include its executive headquarters, labs, clinical facilities and its back offices.  Before it was purchased by Summit Development, the building at 100 Reserve Road was called "The Matrix" …
COVID-19: Cases Continue To Climb In Putnam; New Breakdown By Town COVID-19: Cases Continue To Climb In Putnam; New Breakdown By Town
Covid-19: Cases Continue To Climb In Putnam; New Breakdown By Town There have been 52 new positive COVID-19 cases reported in the last week in Putnam, bringing the total to more than 2,000, with three new hospitalizations, according to the county's Department of Health. There have now been 61,646 COVID tests administered in Putnam County, which have resulted in 2,002 positive cases, the Department of Health reported in its latest breakdown on Friday, Oct. 30. There have been 63 COVID deaths in Putnam since the outbreak began seven months ago. The county is currently monitoring 41 active COVID-19 cases, and 1,900 Putnam residents are no longer isolated aft…
COVID-19: Here's Brand-New Breakdown Of Putnam County Cases By Town COVID-19: Here's Brand-New Breakdown Of Putnam County Cases By Town
Covid-19: Here's Brand-New Breakdown Of Putnam County Cases By Town There have been 52 new positive COVID-19 cases reported in the last week in Putnam, bringing the total to more than 2,000, with three new hospitalizations, according to the county's Department of Health. There have now been 61,646 COVID tests administered in Putnam County, which have resulted in 2,002 positive cases, the Department of Health reported in its latest breakdown on Friday, Oct. 30. There have been 63 COVID deaths in Putnam since the outbreak began seven months ago, and none in the past several weeks. The county is currently monitoring 41 active COVID-19 cases, and 1,900 Putnam …
COVID-19: Here's Brand-New Breakdown Of Putnam County Cases By Town COVID-19: Here's Brand-New Breakdown Of Putnam County Cases By Town
Covid-19: Here's Brand-New Breakdown Of Putnam County Cases By Town There have been 61 new positive COVID-19 cases reported in the last week in Putnam, with no new hospitalizations, according to the county's Department of Health. There have now been 57,867 COVID tests administered in Putnam County, which have resulted in 1,950 positive cases, the Department of Health reported in its latest breakdown on Friday, Oct. 23. There have been 63 COVID deaths in Putnam since the outbreak began seven months ago, and none in the past several weeks. The county is currently monitoring 50 active COVID-19 cases, and 1,900 Putnam residents are no longer isolated after tes…
COVID-19: Here's Latest Rundown Of Putnam Cases By Town COVID-19: Here's Latest Rundown Of Putnam Cases By Town
Covid-19: Here's Latest Rundown Of Putnam Cases By Town There have been no new COVID-19-related deaths in Putnam in three months as the county saw 21 new positive cases reported, according to the Department of Health. There have now been 45,348 COVID tests administered in Putnam County, which have resulted in 1,780 (21 new) positive cases, the Department of Health reported in its latest breakdown. There have been 63 COVID deaths in Putnam since the outbreak began six months ago. The county is currently monitoring 20 active COVID-19 cases, and 1,760 Putnam residents are no longer isolated after testing positive for the virus more than two weeks …
COVID-19: Here's Latest Rundown Of Putnam Cases By Town COVID-19: Here's Latest Rundown Of Putnam Cases By Town
Covid-19: Here's Latest Rundown Of Putnam Cases By Town There were no newly reported COVID-19 deaths reported in Putnam according to the latest data provided by the county’s Department of Health. There have now been 42,695 COVID tests administered in Putnam County, which have resulted in 1,759 (21 new) positive cases, the Department of Health reported in its latest breakdown. There have been 63 COVID deaths in Putnam since the outbreak began six months ago. The county is currently monitoring 17 active COVID-19 cases, and 1,742 Putnam residents are no longer isolated after testing positive for the virus more than two weeks ago. There are no COV…
Putnam Deputies Cited For Life-Saving Actions On I-84, Bear Mountain Bridge Putnam Deputies Cited For Life-Saving Actions On I-84, Bear Mountain Bridge
Putnam Deputies Cited For Life-Saving Actions On I-84, Bear Mountain Bridge Two Putnam County Sheriff's Deputies who both prevented suicidal individuals from jumping off area bridges to their deaths earned Liberty Medals and the National Sheriff’s Association Medal of Valor for their exceptional acts of heroism. On May 27, 2019, Deputy Kevin Osaka was faced with a man who was standing on the edge of the Veteran's Memorial Bridge over I-84 in Brewster, contemplating jumping to his death.  At his own risk, Deputy Osaka reportedly approached the man and pulled him to safety, then brought him to Putnam Hospital to be evaluated.  Similarly, on July 14 of 2019…
Man Charged In Hit-Run Crash With NY State Police Cruiser On I-84 In Putnam County Man Charged In Hit-Run Crash With NY State Police Cruiser On I-84 In Putnam County
Man Charged In Hit-Run Crash With NY State Police Cruiser On I-84 In Putnam County The driver of a tractor-trailer that struck and damaged a New York State Police cruiser on Interstate 84 before fleeing the scene has been apprehended, authorities said. At approximately 11:45 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 21, a state trooper on patrol from the East Fishkill barracks was monitoring traffic on a stretch of the roadway in Putnam County in the Town of Kent when the tractor-trailer struck the cruiser and fled the scene. The trooper was transported to Putnam Hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries and has since been released. On Thursday, Aug. 27, state police investigat…
Tractor-Trailer Flees After Striking State Police Cruiser On I-84 In Putnam Tractor-Trailer Flees After Striking State Police Cruiser On I-84 In Putnam
Tractor-Trailer Flees After Striking State Police Cruiser On I-84 In Putnam State Police are seeking the identity of a yet-unidentified tractor-trailer driver who struck a trooper's parked vehicle while he was still inside,  The accident took place in Putnam County on Friday, Aug. 21 on approximately 11:45 p.m., while the trooper was monitoring traffic on the westbound shoulder of Interstate 84 in the town of Kent.  The driver fled the scene; the officer was treated at Putnam Hospital and released.  Anyone who witnessed this incident, or with relevant information, is asked to contact East Fishkill State Troopers at (845) 677-7300, and to refer …
COVID-19: Here's Latest Rundown Of Putnam County Cases By Town COVID-19: Here's Latest Rundown Of Putnam County Cases By Town
Covid-19: Here's Latest Rundown Of Putnam County Cases By Town There were no new deaths due to novel coronavirus (COVID-19) reported in the past week in Putnam according to the latest update from the county's Department of Health. The department reported that as of Independence Day, there were no active COVID-19 cases, and no patients in Putnam Hospital being treated for the virus. Since the pandemic hit the region in mid-March, there have been 18,709 COVID-19 tests administered in Putnam County, resulting in 1,542 confirmed cases. There have been 63 reported COVID-19 fatalities. Carmel continues to have the largest number of COVID-19 cases. A breakd…
COVID-19: Here's New Breakdown Of Putnam Cases By Town COVID-19: Here's New Breakdown Of Putnam Cases By Town
Covid-19: Here's New Breakdown Of Putnam Cases By Town One new novel coronavirus (COVID-19)-related death has been reported in Putnam County as it approaches Phase 3 of reopening the economy. The latest data from the Putnam County Department of Health show that there have been 12,521 COVID-19 tests administered in the county since the pandemic hit more than three months ago, resulting in 1,485 (19 new) positive cases. There have been 62 COVID-19 fatalities reported by the New York State Department of Health in Putnam County. According to the health department, there are still at least nine active COVID-19 cases, with one still hospitalized at …
Putnam County COVID-19 Death Toll Reaches 60: New Rundown Of Cases By Town Putnam County COVID-19 Death Toll Reaches 60: New Rundown Of Cases By Town
Putnam County Covid-19 Death Toll Reaches 60: New Rundown Of Cases By Town The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has now claimed the lives of 60 Putnam County residents, as the total number of cases topped 1,450 cases since mid-March. On Day 94 of the pandemic, there were 22 new COVID-19 cases in Putnam, bringing the total to 1,451 positive cases since the outbreak began. Of those cases, 60 have resulted in the deaths of Putnam residents. A total of 9,506 COVID-19 tests have been issued according to the Putnam County Department of Health, with 18 cases currently active. Nine COVID-19 patients remain at Putnam Hospital. Since the outbreak began, 1,432 COVID-19…
COVID-19: Here Are Latest Stats For Putnam County COVID-19: Here Are Latest Stats For Putnam County
Covid-19: Here Are Latest Stats For Putnam County There were 12 newly reported novel coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in Putnam overnight, as the county total approaches 1,400 since the pandemic began. In Putnam County, 7,017 residents have been tested, with 1,376 testing positive for the virus. There are currently 36 active COVID-19 cases, with five new cases added from the previous day's total. There are currently 14 COVID-19 patients at Putnam Hospital, and the county is monitoring 36 active cases. 1,339 COVID-19 patients are no longer isolated or quarantined, according to the Department of Health. Cases of COVID-19 in Putnam County, by to…