As Summer Arrives, Doctor Offers Tips on Heat Safety

With the season’s first heat wave expected to arrive this week, a Huntington Hospital doctor is encouraging residents to take steps to avoid heatlh problems. Dr. Jennifer Goebel, an emergency medicine physician, said that she recommends that people stay as hydrated as possible, to stay Read More …

Huntington Hospital Celebrates 217 Births in May

Huntington Hospital is celebrating the arrival of 217 newborns in May, the largest number of births in the month of May since at least 1990. Jennifer Baierlein, director of women’s and children’s services at the hospital, said, “With deliveries, there are  ebbs and waves. In Read More …

Huntington Hospital Earns ‘A’ Grade in Safety Report

Seven Northwell Health hospitals, including Huntington, earned a top ‘A’ rating for patient safety according to a report released by the Leapfrog Group for Spring 2024. The national distinction recognizes the system’s commitment to patient safety and achievements in promoting best outcomes. Leapfrog’s Hospital’s 2024 Read More …

3 Doctors Join Ob-Gyn Service at Huntington Hospital

Three doctors are joining the obstetrics and gynecology practice of Huntington Hospital. Lisa Amorin, MD, Morisa Marin, MD and Natalia Flores, MD have begun seeing patients at offices in Huntington, Hicksville, Wading River and Lindenhurst. . All three doctors previously worked for Square Care and Read More …

Northwell Hospitals Penalized for Charges on Covid-19 Tests

Three Northwell Health hospitals, including Huntington, have been penalized for charges patients paid for Covid-19 tests. Read More …

Huntington Family Earth Day Set for April 21

Huntington’s Family Earth Day celebration has a full lineup of activities, from pet adoptions to composting demonstrations, beekeeping lessons and a music jam. Musicians are welcome to bring their own instrument and join the jam. The celebration will run from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Manor Read More …

Town Board Honors Rescuers of Man Whose Heart Failed

The Huntington Town Board recognized the first-aid teams and others who brought a man back to life after his heart stopped. Councilman Sal Ferro sponsored the proclamation at Tuesday’s board meeting to honor the Dix Hills and Commack fire department responders, Kevin Klis, a passing Read More …

Bus Service to Return to New York Avenue Route

The re-routing of a Suffolk County bus that had been criticized as impractical will be undone and the service restored to its former route after Legislator Stephanie Bontempi intervened. The route of the S1 bus, which runs through Huntington along Route 110 from Halesite south Read More …

Fitterman Updates Chamber Members on State of Hospital, Healthcare

Dr. Nick Fitterman, executive director of Huntington Hospital, gave members of the Huntington Township Chamber of Commerce an update Tuesday on hospital enhancements, new services, medical issues and more. He said the Northwell Family Health Center is expected to open in April at its new Read More …

Fitterman to Speak at Chamber Networking Breakfast

Huntington Hospital will be the focus of a networking breakfast on Feb. 6. The Huntington Township Chamber of Commerce event will feature Dr. Nick Fitterman, executive director of Huntington Hospital. He will update the breakfast participants with a State of the Union on the hospital. Read More …