Cortlandt Manor, NY - (July 24, 2013)– Hendrick Hudson Library came to the rescue this week, donating hard to find children’s books for kids coping with a family member who has cancer. The Hospital has received hundreds of children’s books since it appealed for donations back in March for its new Kid 2 Kid Cancer Support program, but very few were related to cancer. The program – run by Gilda’s Club of Westchester and offered at the hospital’s Cheryl R. Lindenbaum Cancer Center on the third Thursday of each month – provides support for children 5-12 with loved ones who…
Cortlandt Manor NY – (July 23)- It’s not your grandmother’s hospital food. Taste what chefs at Hudson Valley Hospital Center are cooking up now that they’ve switched to a new food service that offers from scratch cooking, using seasonal ingredients. Extending its healthy eating initiatives, Hudson Valley Hospital Center announced Cura Hospitality as its new food services partner in May. Cura now provides food services for the hospital’s patients as well as the hospital café, introducing a healthy, fresh and locally sourced dining experience. “Cura’s passion for chef-inspired menus, scratch cooking and their sustainable practices through its FarmSource program, clearly…
Cortlandt Manor, NY - (July 16, 2013) – As temperatures fall just short of the 100 degree mark this week officials from the New York State Governor on down are asking the public to take safety precautions against heat stroke and dehydration. Dr. Ron Nutovits, Chair of Emergency Medicine at Hudson Valley Hospital Center, today had these suggestions for keeping cool in the face of the blistering weather. “Of course when the temperatures climb this high we are worried about heat related illness,’’ said Dr. Nutovits. “The best scenario is prevention, and we are asking everyone to take precautions against…
Cortlandt Manor, NY - (July 11, 2013) – What are the most pressing health needs in your community? Hudson Valley Hospital Center wants to know. As part of a state and federal push to improve health care, Hudson Valley Hospital Center is asking people in the community to complete a questionnaire to help assess what healthcare services are most needed.  To fill out the questionnaire click here.The survey is anonymous and does not require participants to give their names or contact information. “Hudson Valley Hospital Center has been meeting the health needs of our community for nearly 125 years,’’ said…