Cortlandt Manor, NY (Oct. 2, 2012) –Being a hero means being in the right place at the right time to help others when they need it. Sometimes it doesn’t even involve a rescue from a burning building or a lifesaving operation. Hudson Valley Hospital recognizes these everyday heroes – from the environmental staff to the lab technician – each year by unveiling their portraits as part of its Wall of Heroes. On Oct. 2 at 2 p.m., Hudson Valley Hospital Center unveiled its Wall of Heroes at a ceremony in the lobby of the Hospital at 1980 Crompond Road, Cortlandt…
Cortlandt Manor, NY - (September 19, 2012) – In celebration of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Hudson Valley Hospital Center invites women  to attend “Jazz Up Your Foundation” on Thursday, October 25 from 6 PM to 8PM in The Cheryl R. Lindenbaum Cancer Center Main Lobby. The evening’s festivities will include a breast cancer awareness health fair, featuring preventative measures women between the ages of 25 and 50 can take to help reduce their chances of breast cancer. Signature “Pink Drinks” will be served by local participating restaurants and light fare will be served.  In addition, the center will be hosting…
Cortlandt Manor, NY - (September 13, 2012) – Carving a Jack-o-Lantern is a fun holiday tradition, but can cause injuries if the rules of safety are not observed. On Tuesday, September 25 at the Hudson Valley Hospital Center Farmer’s Market off Route 202 in Cortlandt Manor, the hospital’s Center for Rehabilitation will host a fun family event to instruct parents and children on how to safely carve their Halloween Jack-o-Lantern. Staff from Historic Hudson Valley’s Great Jack-o-Lantern Blaze will work on some of the same intricate carvings that are displayed at their annual event at Van Cortlandt Manor. The Hospital…
  Cortlandt Manor, NY - (September 12, 2012) – Hudson Valley Hospital Center Physician Assistant Lindsay Aarstad didn’t know what to expect when she volunteered this summer to treat patients in a remote African village. But she quickly learned that she would have to overcome cultural differences to provide proper medical care to her new patients. “It was an 18-hour flight and another 18 hours driving just to get there,’’ said Aarstad of her trip to Kansana, the tiny village in Tanzania where she and her father volunteered. “Most of these people had very little contact with medical treatment so…