Fitterman: Doctors Won’t Be Pressured on Covid-19 Vaccine

As pharmaceutical companies race to produce a Covid-19 vaccine, Huntington Hospital president Dr. Nick FItterman stressed that Northwell Health physicians will vaccinate patients only after it has proven to be safe through extensive testing.   “We will not promote or distribute any vaccinations that have Read More …

Six Join Board at Huntington Hospital

Huntington Hospital has added six new board members. Joining the board are Sal Ferro, Patricia Galteri, Peter Klein, Frank Marzano, Norman St. George and Matthew Daidola.  Ferro, president and chief executive officer of Alure Home Improvements, was co-chair of the hospital’s Golf Classic in 2019 Read More …

Classic Car Drivers Join Salute to Hospital Workers

Motorcycles and dozens of classic cars formed a caravan Thursday night to honor Huntington Hospital workers and to power a food drive benefiting Long Island Cares. Escorted by a Suffolk County police officer, motorcyclists displaying American flags led the way, followed by a variety of Read More …

Huntington Hospital Among Those to Test Allowing Visitors to Return

Several New York hospitals, including Huntington Hospital, will test the feasibility of allowing visitors to return, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said Tuesday. Under the program, visitors will be required to wear personal protective equipment, including masks, and will be subject to temperature checks.   Of Read More …

Emerging Inflammatory Disease in Children: What We Know So Far

In recent weeks, pediatricians in the UK and several European countries have reported cases of illness in children resembling Kawasaki Disease (KD), a rare childhood condition which involves prolonged fever, rashes, and inflammation seen in the eyes and mouth. Other features include lymph gland enlargement Read More …

Update From Huntington Hospital: Thank You for Generosity and Solidarity

Dear Neighbor, Our nurses, physicians and staff have been touched and gratified by the outpouring of support from the Huntington community.  We thank you for this and for your ongoing expressions of generosity and solidarity.  We are here for you, and we are in this Read More …

A Moment of ‘Healing 4 Our Heroes’ for Hospital Staff

Members of Huntington Hospital’s medical staff  took a brief break Friday to acknowledge the pressures on the front line of the coronavirus epidemic. The “Healing 4 Our Heroes” event at the hospital was marked by a chance to pause and recognize the deep emotions brought Read More …

Kidney, Heart Problems Can Follow Covid-19 Infection

COVID-19 is the name of the illness caused by a virus known as SARS-CoV-2, one of a group of respiratory viruses known collectively as coronaviruses because of the crown-like protrusions on the spherical surface of this microbe.  Since making its appearance in Wuhan province, China Read More …