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.
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
In April, Peconic Bay Medical Center announced one of its most ambitious projects ever: plans to build a three-story critical care tower, double the size of its emergency room and add a rooftop helipad.
Nary an inch of green is visible on the 7-foot Christmas tree in the Peconic Bay Medical Center gift shop. There are no lights or ornaments.
Instead, the tree looks like a mound of laundry. READ
If you go by Riverhead Town’s code alone, Peconic Bay Medical Center has enough parking spaces.
But the parking situation at the hospital — which both town officials and hospital representatives acknowledged could be improved — may not be good enough to survive an environmental review without some “strong language,” according to Riverhead Town Supervisor Sean Walter. READ
Local residents safely disposed more than 420 pounds of their unused, unwanted or expired medications during recent drug take-back events held in Riverhead and Flanders, according to a Riverhead Community Awareness Program (CAP) press release issued Monday.
Peconic Bay Medical Center in Riverhead unveiled its new on-site gym Oct. 4. The fitness facility, which features cardio machines and free weights, is exclusively for employees and serves as a platform for other Employee Wellness initiatives, hospital officials announced.