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Hospital To Host Blood Drive

Helen Hayes Hospital in West Haverstraw will host a Blood Drive on Wednesday, February 18, 2009, from 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM in the hospital’s auditorium. There is a critical need for donors in the Hudson Valley regions. All eligible … Continue reading

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Adapted Skiing Programs Scheduled

This winter, Belleayre Mountain in Highmount, New York will be hosting a series of Adaptive Skiing Workshops and an Adaptive Awareness Day. The events, which are open to individuals with disabilities, are being held in conjunction with Helen Hayes Hospital’s … Continue reading

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Hospital To Host Yoga Classes Designed for Individuals of Varying Abilities

Helen Hayes Hospital will host a Basic Adapted Yoga program designed specifically for people of varying abilities. Classes will meet on six Wednesdays, from January 14 through February 18, 2009, at 12:00 Noon to 12:50 p.m. in the Auditorium at … Continue reading

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Hospital Seeks Volunteers For Bone Density Research Study

The Helen Hayes Hospital Clinical Research Center in West Haverstraw is currently recruiting women for a new research study. The study will determine if the investigational use of an approved medication effects bone density in people with elevated fasting blood … Continue reading

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Hospital To Distribute Flu Vaccines

Helen Hayes Hospital in West Haverstraw will be administering the influenza vaccine to individuals 18 years of age and older, while supplies last, on Monday, November 24, 2008. Flu vaccines will be administered in the outpatient department on the second … Continue reading

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New CEO Appointed at Helen Hayes Hospital

State Health Commissioner Richard F. Daines, M.D., has announced the appointment of Val S. Gray as Chief Executive Officer of Helen Hayes Hospital in West Haverstraw. Mr. Gray has directed the Department of Health’s Bureau of Health Facilities Management since … Continue reading

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Hospital To Distribute Flu Vaccines

Helen Hayes Hospital in West Haverstraw will be administering the influenza vaccine to individuals 18 years of age and older, while supplies last, on Monday November 10, 2008. Flu vaccines will be administered in the outpatient department on the second … Continue reading

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Hospital To Host Election Day Blood Drive

Helen Hayes Hospital in West Haverstraw will host a Blood Drive on Tuesday, November 4, 2008, from 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM in the hospital’s auditorium. There is a critical need for donors in the Hudson Valley regions. All eligible … Continue reading

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Helen Hayes Hospital Foundation Sponsors Gala, Proceeds to Benefit Adapted Sports and Recreation

The Helen Hayes Hospital Foundation will hosts its 25th annual Gala, to benefit New York State’s largest specialty physical rehabilitation hospital, on Sunday, November 16th from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Rockleigh Country Club in Rockleigh, New Jersey. The … Continue reading

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Hospital To Host Blood Drive

Helen Hayes Hospital in West Haverstraw will host a Blood Drive on Wednesday, July 9, 2008, from 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM in the hospital’s auditorium. There is a critical need for donors in the Hudson Valley regions. All eligible … Continue reading

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Adapted Golf Workshops & Outings Scheduled

Helen Hayes Hospital in West Haverstraw has announced the schedule for the upcoming season of its GolfAbility program. GolfAbility is an adaptive golf instruction program to teach the basics of golf to individuals with disabilities. GolfAbility workshops and outings have … Continue reading

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Hospital To Open New Child Care Center

Helen Hayes Hospital in West Haverstraw announces the newest addition to its comprehensive campus – a state-of-the-art building that will house the hospital’s childcare center – the TLC Learning Center. The hospital will host a ribbon cutting ceremony marking the … Continue reading

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Hospital Hosts Art Exhibit

Helen Hayes Hospital in West Haverstraw is hosting an exhibit featuring work of the artists of the Lattimore Atelier Studio in Cornwall, New York. The exhibit will be on display in the hospital Atrium From June 1 through July 31, … Continue reading

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Wheelchair Softball Games Scheduled

Helen Hayes Hospital in West Haverstraw will host two Wheelchair Softball Games: on Wednesday, June 25 and Wednesday September 3, 2008, at 4:30 p.m. at the rehabilitation hospital in West Haverstraw. The United Spinal Softball Team will provide a lesson … Continue reading

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Adapted Sailing Program Scheduled group to sail in conjunction with Nyack Boat Club’s annual Tappan Zee Regatta on the Hudson River

The Nyack Boat Club, sponsors of the annual Tappan Zee Regatta, will be hosting the third annual Adapted Sailing program, in conjunction with Helen Hayes Hospital, this May. Members of adapted sailing teams, along with Boat Club members and therapists … Continue reading

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Hospital To Host Yoga Classes Designed for Individuals of Varying Abilities

Helen Hayes Hospital will host a Basic Yoga program designed specifically for people of varying abilities. Classes will meet on six Wednesdays, from May 21 through June 25, 2008, 12:00 Noon to 12:50 p.m. in the Auditorium at the physical … Continue reading

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Hospital To Host Art Exhibit

Recent paintings by New York artist Diane Drescher will be on view in the Atrium at Helen Hayes Hospital in West Haverstraw from April 1 – April 30, 2008. Water is a central motif in many of Drescher’s paintings. This … Continue reading

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Hospital Seeks Volunteers For Osteoporosis Research Study

The Helen Hayes Hospital Clinical Research Center in West Haverstraw is currently recruiting women to participate in a study examining new treatments for osteoporosis. To be eligible for the study, a woman must be between age of 45 or older, … Continue reading

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Hospital To Host Adapted Sports & Recreation Expo

Helen Hayes Hospital will host an “Adapted Sports & Recreation Expo” on Saturday, April 12, 2008 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the physical rehabilitation hospital in West Haverstraw. The event is free of charge and is open to … Continue reading

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Hospital To Host Blood Drive

Helen Hayes Hospital in West Haverstraw will host a Blood Drive on Tuesday, February 5, 2008, from 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM in the hospital’s auditorium. There is a critical need for donors in the Hudson Valley regions. All eligible … Continue reading

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Hospital Receives Grant From North Rockland Lions Club

The North Rockland Lions Club has awarded $3,600 to the Helen Hayes Hospital Foundation, a portion of the proceeds from the 2007 Robert E. Byrne Golf Outing, which recently took place at the Phillip J. Rotella Golf Course in Haverstraw. … Continue reading

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Hospital Hosts Art Exhibit

Helen Hayes Hospital in West Haverstraw is hosting an exhibit featuring the work of photographer James Kaval and the painter Jonathan Murray. The exhibit will be on display in the hospital Atrium during the month of December, 2007 James Kaval … Continue reading

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Artist Liron Sissman To Exhibit At HHH

Oil paintings and limited edition prints by award-winning artist Liron Sissman will be featured in a solo exhibit in the Atrium of Helen Hayes Hospital, on Rt. 9W in West Haverstraw, NY.  The exhibit will be on display from November … Continue reading

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Hospital To Host Stroke Seminar

Helen Hayes Hospital will present a free educational seminar program called You Don’t Need Another Stroke to inform stroke survivors, family members and caregivers about how to help protect against a future stroke. The program will take place on Wednesday … Continue reading

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Hospital Recruits Volunteers

Helen Hayes Hospital in West Haverstraw is currently recruiting volunteers to assist in various capacities at the physical rehabilitation hospital. New volunteers are being accepted to staff the Gift Shop. Flexible hours are available and no previous retail experience is … Continue reading

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Hospital Contracts To Serve Military Personnel

Helen Hayes Hospital in West Haverstraw has been designated as an approved provider of specialty physical rehabilitation services for military personnel. The rehabilitation hospital has been selected by Health Net Federal Services, the managed care program contracted by TRICARE, the … Continue reading

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Helen Hayes Hospital Foundation Gala Scheduled

The annual Helen Hayes Hospital Gala, a benefit for the physical rehabilitation hospital in West Haverstraw, will be held on Saturday, November 3, 2007 at the Pearl River Hilton in Pearl River, New York. Sponsored by the Helen Hayes Hospital … Continue reading

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Hospital To Accept Used Needles

Helen Hayes Hospital in West Haverstraw will be accepting used needles, lancets and syringes from Rockland County residents on Tuesday, July3, 2007 from 10:00 AM until Noon and 6:00 to 8:00 PM at the hospital’s loading dock.  This service is … Continue reading

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Hospital Conducts Research Into Stroke Prevention And Treatment Participants Being Recruited

Helen Hayes Hospital is conducting several research studies examining new ways to prevent recurrent strokes and new treatments for stroke recovery. Individuals who have had a stroke are being recruited for participation. Secondary Prevention of Small Subcortical Strokes (SPS3) is … Continue reading

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Hospital To Host Adapted Gardening Workshop

Helen Hayes Hospital will host an Adapted Gardening Workshop on Saturday May 31, 2008 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. at the physical rehabilitation hospital in West Haverstraw. The program, which is being sponsored in cooperation with the Master Gardeners of … Continue reading

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Hospital Appoints New Board Member

Sister Mary Eileen O’Brien has been appointed to the Board of Visitors at Helen Hayes Hospital in West Haverstraw, according to Magdalena Ramirez, Chief Executive Officer. Sister Mary Eileen is President of Dominican College in Orangeburg, New York and a … Continue reading

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Hospital Offers Hand Therapy

Three highly skilled and certified therapists care for outpatients at two centers Helen Hayes Hospital is pleased to announce that three members of its occupational therapy staff have earned the designation of Certified Hand Therapist. The three specialists treat patients … Continue reading

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Rehabilitation Hospital To Sponsor Brain Injury Symposium

Helen Hayes Hospital in West Haverstraw, New York will sponsor a two-day educational conference, “A Symposium on Traumatic Brain Injury: a multidisciplinary approach to managing trauma, restoring function and re-entering the community” on  April 13-14, 2007. The program is open … Continue reading

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Debra Weiss Dance Company To Perform At Helen Hayes Hospital

The Helen Hayes Hospital Performing Arts Series is pleased to present the Debra Weiss Dance Company’s new show, Let’s Dance, on Saturday February 10 at 2:00 p.m. in the atrium of the physical rehabilitation hospital in West Haverstraw. The event … Continue reading

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Hospital Appoints Human Resources Director

Helen Hayes Hospital has announced the appointment of Kathleen Martucci to the position of  Director of Human Resources. She will be responsible for overseeing all personnel and labor relations matters and operations at the physical rehabilitation hospital in West Haverstraw. … Continue reading

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Physician Joins Medical Staff of Rehabilitation Hospital

Helen Hayes Hospital has announced the appointment of Ferne R. Pomerantz, M.D. to its medical staff. Dr. Pomerantz will serve as Director of Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation at the physical rehabilitation hospital in West Haverstraw. Dr. Pomerantz joins the hospital … Continue reading

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Hospital to Host Blood Drive

Helen Hayes Hospital in West Haverstraw will host a Blood Drive on Wednesday, November 8, 2006, from 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM in the hospital’s auditorium. Hudson Valley Blood Services, which operates the drive, has declared an emergency blood shortage. … Continue reading

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Hospital Seeks Female Volunteers for Research Study into Bone Loss

The Helen Hayes Hospital Clinical Research Center in West Haverstraw is currently recruiting women to participate in a new research study examining treatments for osteoporosis. To be eligible for the study, a woman must be postmenopausal, in general good health, … Continue reading

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Rehabilitation Hospital Breaks Ground for New Child Care Center

Helen Hayes Hospital, the state’s largest specialty physical rehabilitation hospital, recently hosted a ground-breaking ceremony to kick-off the construction of a new child care center on the hospital’s campus in West Haverstraw. The new building, which is expected to be … Continue reading

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Hospital to Honor Former Patients

Helen Hayes Hospital will host its 106th annual “Honors Assembly” on Tuesday, September 19, 2006 at 1:30 PM at the hospital in West Haverstraw. The event, which is taking place during National Rehabilitation Week, recognizes patients who have made outstanding … Continue reading

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Hospital Recruits Volunteers for Gift Shop

Helen Hayes Hospital in West Haverstraw is currently recruiting new volunteers to staff its Gift Shop. Flexible hours are available and no previous retail experience is required. Gift Shop volunteers enjoy a pleasant environment while contributing a valuable service to … Continue reading

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Physician Joins Medical Staff of Rehabilitation Hospital

Helen Hayes Hospital has announced the appointment of Jason P. Greenberg, M.D. to its medical staff. Dr. Greenberg will serve as Director of Stroke Rehabilitation at the physical rehabilitation hospital in West Haverstraw. Dr. Greenberg joins the hospital from Winston … Continue reading

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Helen Hayes Hospital Foundation Gala Scheduled

The annual Helen Hayes Hospital Gala, a benefit for the physical rehabilitation hospital in West Haverstraw, will be held on Sunday, October 15, 2006 at the Pearl River Hilton in Pearl River, New York. Sponsored by the Helen Hayes Hospital … Continue reading

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Aquatics Program Open to Community

Exercise in warm water pool offers many benefits The Aquatics Program at Helen Hayes Hospital in West Haverstraw is available to anyone in the community who would like to exercise in the hospital’s state-of-the-art warm water pool, which is heated … Continue reading

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Hospital to Host Blood Drive

Helen Hayes Hospital in West Haverstraw will host a Blood Drive on Tuesday, June 20, from 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM in the hospital’s auditorium. The Drive will be operated by the Hudson Valley Blood Services All eligible donors, including … Continue reading

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Hospital to Accept Used Needles

Helen Hayes Hospital in West Haverstraw will be accepting used needles, lancets and syringes from Rockland County residents on Tuesday, July 11, 2006 from 10:00 AM until Noon and 6:00 to 8:00 PM at the hospital’s loading dock.  This service … Continue reading

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Expanded Coverage for Cardiac Rehabilitation Approved

hospital cardiologist plays critical role in advocating for new guidelines The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently announced expanded coverage for cardiac rehabilitation services to three additional groups of patients. Marjorie King, M.D., a board certified cardiologist who … Continue reading

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Golf Outing Scheduled

event will benefit physical rehabilitation hospital The North Rockland Lions Club, in conjunction with the Helen Hayes Hospital Foundation, is sponsoring the Robert E. Byrne Golf Outing on Wednesday, June 14, 2006 at the Phillip J. Rotella Golf Course in … Continue reading

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Adaptive Golf Workshops & Outings Scheduled

Helen Hayes Hospital in West Haverstraw has announced the schedule for the upcoming season of its GolfAbility program. GolfAbility is an adaptive golf instruction program to teach the basics of golf to individuals with disabilities. Seven GolfAbility workshops and two … Continue reading

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Spring Adapted Sports & Recreation Programs

Helen Hayes Hospital is offering information on several  adaptive sports and recreation activities to take place this spring and summer. All are designed specifically for individuals with physical disabilities. Adaptive Sailing – workshops will take place on Wednesday, April 26 … Continue reading

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