Peconic Bay Medical Center received a $10 million gift from philanthropists and longtime supporters of the hospital, Emilie and Michael Corey. It represents the largest gift from an individual that the hospital has received in its history, PBMC announced Monday. READ
The Wellbridge addiction research and rehab facility at Enterprise Park at Calverton is set to break ground within the next two months, officials said. READ
A woman escaped serious injury after her vehicle was T-boned on Route 25 in Riverhead Tuesday morning, rolling over nearly 50 yards across the opposite lane of traffic, according to Riverhead Town police. READ
New York State of Health, the state’s official health plan marketplace, has announced its 2018 insurance options. Open enrollment begins Nov. 1 and ends Jan. 31.
The addition of the STAT Health urgent care facility on Route 58 in Riverhead continues the trend of medical centers opening in Riverhead.
Northwell Health announced last Thursday that its insurance subsidiary CareConnect would be shut down and will withdraw from the New York State insurance market for 2018, leaving about 125,000 customers in New York State, including 31,500 in Suffolk County, without a plan.
Just seven weeks after breaking ground on a $60 million expansion, Peconic Bay Medical Center announced plans to expand to downtown Riverhead by purchasing space at the former Suffolk County National Bank campus on Second Street and Griffing Avenue. READ
Hundreds of walkers came out to Tanger Outlet Center in Riverhead Sunday to take part in Peconic Bay Medical Center’s Northwell Health Walk East End. READ