Peconic Bay Medical Center is anticipating a spring groundbreaking on its three-story, $60 million expansion, according to PBMC president and CEO Andrew Mitchell.
The Riverhead hospital’s emergency room annex, which has been under construction farther west on Route 58 in the parking lot near Bob’s Discount Furniture, is also expected to open by spring, he said.
A proposed addiction research and treatment facility at the south end of the eastern runway at the Enterprise Park at Calverton won’t be subjected to an environmental impact study after all.
After hearing from a number of the plan’s proponents Tuesday, Riverhead Town Board members voted 4-1 against requiring the applicant, Peconic Care, to conduct the impact study.
With little or no fanfare, Peconic Bay Medical Center’s proposed three-story expansion of its Roanoke Avenue main building received unanimous final site plan approval from the Riverhead Town Board on Tuesday afternoon. READ
Volunteers from Peconic Bay Medical Center struggled to say where they were bound as they reached passport control at the airport in San Salvador. “It starts with a … J? Ju … Ju … Jucuapa?”
The group was headed to the small town in southwest El Salvador for a one-week medical mission trip. Over the course of six days, Jan. 15 through 20, the nine-person team — led by general surgeon Dr. Agostino Cervone — operated on 67 patients. READ
Cardiologist Jean Cacciabaudo has been appointed Peconic Bay Medical Center’s new medical director, the Riverhead hospital announced Wednesday.
To get a sense of just how potent the synthetic opioid fentanyl is, DEA special agent Erin Mulvey explained that one dose is the size of a grain of salt. Now picture two grains of salt, she continued: “You can overdose on that.”
The Riverhead Town Board is expected to grant preliminary site plan approval for Peconic Bay Medical Center’s $60 million proposed expansion at its Wednesday night meeting. READ
Suffolk County’s only marijuana dispensary opened in Riverhead this year, more than 18 months after New York State legislators approved the use of medical marijuana.