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Hospital to Host Adapted Sports & Recreation Expo

Helen Hayes Hospital will host its third annual “Adapted Sports & Recreation Expo” on Saturday, April 10, 2010 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 … Continue reading

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Hospital to Host Osteoporosis Educational Programs

The New York State Osteoporosis Prevention and Education Program (NYSOPEP) headquartered at Helen Hayes Hospital will be offering comprehensive Bone Health Education Seminars this winter and spring. The seminars will be repeated on three dates: Wednesday February 24, 2010 9:45 … Continue reading

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Helen Hayes Hospital Awarded Three-Year CARF Accreditation

Helen Hayes Hospital in West Haverstraw is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a Three-Year Accreditation by the Commission of Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) for thirteen of its programs. The Three-Year Accreditation from the international accrediting body … Continue reading

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Hospital Announces Spinal Cord Injury Support Group Speaker

The Helen Hayes Hospital Spinal Cord Injury Support Group announces the program for its Wednesday, February 3 meeting, which takes place at 6:00 pm in the second floor dining room. Jeff Adams, Founder of Marvel Wheelchairs will be the guest … Continue reading

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Blood Drive Scheduled

Helen Hayes Hospital in West Haverstraw will host a Blood Drive on Wednesday February 24, 2010, 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 and Helen Hayes Hospital will be hosting a series of Adaptive Skiing Workshops. The events, which are open to individuals with disabilities, are being held in conjunction with Helen Hayes Hospital’s Adapted … Continue reading

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Hospital Seeks Volunteers For Spinal Cord Injury Research Study Research Examines Development of New Therapeutic Approaches to Treat Paralysis and Other Movement Disorders

Helen Hayes Hospital in West Haverstraw and The Wadsworth Center in Albany are recruiting volunteers to participate in a study of spinal reflex training, The results of this study will help to develop reflex training as a therapeutic treatment for … Continue reading

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Holiday Fundraiser To Benefit Rehabilitation Hospital Event to be Held at Historic Hudson River Estate

The Helen Hayes Hospital Foundation will host a “Holiday Pretty Penny Social” on Sunday, December 6, 2009 from 1:00 to 4:30 p.m. at Pretty Penny in Nyack, New York. The Victorian home located on the Hudson River is the former … Continue reading

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Give Thanks… Give Blood Holiday Drive Scheduled

Helen Hayes Hospital in West Haverstraw will host a Blood Drive on Wednesday November 25, 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, especially during … Continue reading

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Hospital To Honor Former Patients

Helen Hayes Hospital will host its 109th annual “Honors Assembly” on Tuesday, September 22, 2009 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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Rehabilitation Hospital Joins Disabled Sports USA

Helen Hayes Hospital in West Haverstraw, New York, one of the nation’s leading specialty physical rehabilitation hospitals, has been certified as a chapter of Disabled Sports USA. Founded in 1967 by disabled Vietnam veterans, Disabled Sports USA (DS/USA) provides national … Continue reading

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Hospital Announces Spinal Cord Injury Support Group Schedule

Helen Hayes Hospital is pleased to announce the upcoming meeting schedule for its Spinal Cord Injury Support Group. The group meets ever other Wednesday, at 6:00 p.m. in the hospital’s second floor dining room. Meetings are open to individuals living … Continue reading

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Hospital To Host Osteoporosis Educational Programs

The New York State Osteoporosis Prevention and Education Program (NYSOPEP) headquartered at Helen Hayes Hospital will be offering comprehensive Bone Health Education Seminars this fall. The seminars will be repeated on three dates: Wednesday September 30, 2009, 5:45 – 8:30 … 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 7, 2009 from 10:00 AM until Noon and 6:00 to 8:00 PM at the hospital’s south loading dock. This … Continue reading

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Celebrate Independence With The HHH Foundation

The Helen Hayes Hospital Foundation invites everyone to enjoy the Town of Haverstraw Fireworks on Thursday July 2, 2009, with festivities starting at 7:00 p.m. (Rain date July 3) Participants will have a fantastic view of the fireworks and a … 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. Experienced sailors with disabilities, along with Boat Club members and therapists from … 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 Seeks Volunteers For Spinal Cord Injury Research Study, Research Examines Development of New Therapeutic Approaches to Treat Paralysis and Other Movement Disorders

Helen Hayes Hospital in West Haverstraw and The Wadsworth Center in Albany are recruiting volunteers who have had spinal cord injury to participate in a study of spinal reflex training. The results of this study will help us, in the … 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 fourth annual Adapted Sailing program, in conjunction with … Continue reading

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Hospital To Host Adapted Sports & Recreation Expo

Helen Hayes Hospital will host its second annual “Adapted Sports & Recreation Expo” on Saturday, April 25, 2009 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 … 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 March 11 through April 15, 2009 at 12:00 Noon to 12:50 p.m. in the Auditorium at … Continue reading

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Hospital To Host Osteoporosis Educational Programs

The New York State Osteoporosis Prevention and Education Program (NYSOPEP) headquartered at Helen Hayes Hospital will be offering comprehensive Bone Health Education Seminars this winter and spring. The seminars will be repeated on four dates: Tuesday, February 10, 2009, 10:15 … Continue reading

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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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