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Mount Sinai South Nassau Partners with Town of Hempstead to Offer Rapid COVID-19 Testing to the Public at Oceanside Campus

Posted: 11/30/2020

Update: As of Wednesday, March 17, rapid testing is no longer being offered at our Washington Avenue drive-thru site. We have tested over 1,700 community members since partnering with the Town of Hempstead on this important no-cost initiative in early December 2020. For more information on where to find COVID-19 testing in your area, please visit https://coronavirus.health.ny.gov/find-test-site-near-you . Please also continue to check Mount Sinai South Nassau’s website at www.southnassau.org for more inf...

Mount Sinai South Nassau Breaks Ground on Long Beach Medical Arts Pavilion New State-of-the-Art Center Will Restore Specialty Care to Barrier Island

Posted: 11/10/2020

Joined by community and civic leaders, Mount Sinai South Nassau leaders marked the beginning of construction on a multi-specialty $35 million Medical Arts Pavilion in Long Beach that will bring specialty medical care back to the barrier island. Projected to open in the spring of 2022, the 15,400-square-foot, one-story Long Beach Medical Arts Pavilion will offer access to a wide variety of medical specialists and services, including: Primary Care Geriatrics Obstetrics and gynecology Gastroenterology &...

Mount Sinai South Nassau ‘Truth in Medicine’ Poll: More than 50% of Metro Area Residents Polled Do Not Plan to Get COVID-19 Vaccine 66% who won’t get vaccine expressed concern that process is rushed, School reopening gets high marks, Job losses highest among minorities 65

Posted: 10/27/2020

Nine months into a worldwide pandemic, less than half of metro area residents plan to get a COVID vaccine when it becomes available, according to the latest Mount Sinai South Nassau public health poll, sponsored by Bethpage. The poll’s findings underscore concerns about the vaccine’s development and lack of trust in the FDA’s regulatory process to ensure its safety and effectiveness. On a positive note, most area residents believe the reopening of local schools has gone well, the poll showed. Forty-one p...

Dr. Glatt Named Recipient of Prestigious NY American College of Physicians Laureate Award

Posted: 10/16/2020

The New York Chapter of the American College of Physicians recently announced that Aaron E. Glatt, MD, Chair of the Department of Medicine and Chief of Infectious Diseases at Mount Sinai South Nassau, is the 2020 recipient of its prestigious Laureate Award. Dr. Glatt has also been designated a Master of the American College of Physicians (MACP) by the American College of Physicians Awards Committee. The Laureate Award honors Fellows and Masters of the College who have demonstrated, by their example and c...

Five Mount Sinai South Nassau Services Earn “High Performance” In US News & World Report 2020 Hospital Rankings

Posted: 9/4/2020

The 2020 edition of the US News & World Report’s Annual Hospital Rankings has recognized Mount Sinai South Nassau as “High Performing” in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), diabetes & endocrinology, heart failure, orthopedics and urology. “Our ranking is a direct result of our ongoing commitment to excellence in patient-centered care and  acknowledges our dedicated team of physicians, nurses and support staff, all of whom worked so tirelessly this year during the COVID-19 pandemic...

Mount Sinai South Nassau Nationally-Recognized for Women’s Health Care Ranked among elite group by Healthgrades

Posted: 9/3/2020

Mount Sinai South Nassau announced that it is has been named a 2020 5-Star Recipient for all four Women’s Care cohorts as well as the Gynecologic Surgery Excellence Award™ by Healthgrades. This is the 8th consecutive year that Mount Sinai South Nassau has received the Gynecologic Surgery Excellence Award. Mount Sinai South Nassau earned awards in the following women’s care service lines: Five Star for Gynecologic Procedures (8 years in a row) Five-Star for Hysterectomy (6 years in a row) Five Star for C-...

Mount Sinai South Nassau Plans Multi-Specialty Health Care Center in Wantagh to Better Serve the South Shore Ambulatory Facility will offer the latest in cancer care, cardiology, radiology, women’s care, endocrinology – all in one convenient location

Posted: 8/12/2020

Mount Sinai South Nassau, in partnership with Mount Sinai Doctors, will completely refurbish a 60,000-square-foot building it owns in Wantagh and open a state-of-the-art medical facility that will provide multi-specialty health care services and advanced medical diagnostics to better serve the South Shore of Long Island—all in one convenient location. The new facility, located in a former Verizon building, will provide critically needed medical care for residents of Long Island—including the nearby commu...

‘Behind the Mask’ Fundraising Campaign Documents Heroic Efforts of Front-line Staff Mount Sinai South Nassau corporate partners sponsor fundraising effort featured on News 12, 20 other major networks

Posted: 7/14/2020

Who are the front-line heroes “Behind the Mask”? Mount Sinai South Nassau has unveiled never-before-seen video footage of front-line staff sharing their compelling stories as they answered the call of duty to serve patients while juggling the challenges of personal and professional life throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Mount Sinai South Nassau worked in collaboration with Altice, with award-winning photojournalist and videographer David Handschuh and the production company Spot On to produce a series of...

Local Teenagers Earn Dorothy M. Sharer Scholarship for Exemplary Volunteer Service at Mount Sinai South Nassau

Posted: 7/2/2020

In recognition of their selfless service as junior volunteers at Mount Sinai South Nassau, seven Long Island class of 2020 high school graduates have been awarded the hospital’s annual Dorothy M. Sharer Scholarship. The recipients are: Krista Baumann, West Hempstead HS, West Hempstead Reian Daniels, Valley Stream North, Valley Stream Zoe Long, St. Anthony’s HS, East Islip Richard Smocer, MacArthur HS, Wantagh Doug Mandel, Hebrew Academy of Five Towns, Woodmere Thomas Musto, East Rockaway HS, East Rockawa...

Nassau County, Mount Sinai South Nassau To Offer COVID-19 Viral & Antibody Testing in Long Beach

Posted: 6/18/2020

Mount Sinai South Nassau is partnering with Nassau County to provide COVID-19 viral and antibody testing at the hospital’s Center for Primary Care at Long Beach (located at 761 Franklin Avenue in Long Beach). Viral and antibody tests will be provided beginning Tuesday (6/23) by appointment twice a week on the barrier island, 9AM-1PM, Tuesday and Thursday. Those seeking a test must call to make an appointment at: 516-544-2351. “COVID viral testing and antibody testing are two important tools in our contin...

Mount Sinai South Nassau Reopens to Visitors Limited hours and social distancing regulations will be in place

Posted: 6/17/2020

Hospital Visitation at Mount Sinai South Nassau Effective Monday, July 19, 2021 at 10a Admitted patients are welcome to receive a maximum of two visitors per visiting period, either separately or together, under the following Infection Control Guidelines and NYS Department of Health Regulations. Visiting hours for medically qualified patients are 10a-8p. One visitor is welcome for the full visiting period; the second visitor is welcome for a maximum of 4 hours. Patients on COVID isolation will have rest...

Mount Sinai South Nassau ‘Truth in Medicine’ Poll: Two-Thirds of Metro Area Residents Would Forgo Sporting Events, Movies, and Public Transportation Only 45% would get a COVID-19 vaccine

Posted: 6/3/2020

Two-thirds of metro area residents would not attend a sporting event, watch a movie, or ride mass transit because of COVID-19 fears as Long Island reopens, the latest Mount Sinai South Nassau public health poll shows. Eighty-six percent of respondents said they would not shake someone’s hand. A majority also are uneasy about flying on an airplane, eating in a restaurant, or going to a bar, the poll showed. Despite 100,000 recorded deaths due to coronavirus nationwide, notably, 55 percent of area resident...

Mount Sinai South Nassau Offers Antibody Screening at 10 Sites Across South Shore

Posted: 5/15/2020

New and existing patients of Mount Sinai South Nassau in Oceanside may now access antibody screening blood tests at a number of the hospital’s ambulatory locations across Long Island. These antibody tests are authorized by the FDA and have a high degree of reliability. The presence of COVID-19 antibodies in your system is an indication that you were probably exposed to the virus, even if you did not have any symptoms, and that you may have some degree of immunity to the virus, although this is not proven...

As Mother’s Day Approaches, Mount Sinai South Nassau Celebrates 3 Brave Mother-Daughter Nurse Teams Who Are Taking on COVID-19 Together

Posted: 5/7/2020

For more than 30 years, Lori Brady, RN, has called Mount Sinai South Nassau “home.” The cardiac rehabilitation nurse considers her colleagues family members who are united in one cause: to care for the sick. But over the past few weeks, working with family also means working with her daughter, Carolyn, 25, also an RN, who left another local hospital to join the Mount Sinai South Nassau front-line staff at the height of the pandemic.  “I wanted to be back at Mount Sinai South Nassau fighting COVID to...

Mount Sinai South Nassau Transitions Back to More Normal Operations, Urges Residents to Seek Treatment for Non-COVID Ailments Launches ‘Don’t Put Your Health on Hold’ Campaign

Posted: 5/7/2020

Mount Sinai South Nassau is beginning to return to more normal operations post-COVID-19 and is urging residents to seek treatment for non-COVID-19-related diseases and medical conditions that they may have put off due to the pandemic. The hospital has taken extraordinary measures to ensure that all its facilities, including the comprehensive network of outpatient specialized health care centers, are thoroughly cleaned and sterilized and patients entering the hospital for any procedures are also screened ...

Mount Sinai South Nassau Celebrates Discharge of 600th COVID-19 Patient Recovery

Posted: 4/25/2020

All along Bianca Jimenez, 19, of Rockaway Beach, Queens, had a sinking feeling that she had COVID-19. The dry cough, loss of sense of taste and smell, dizziness, trouble breathing and fever matched the symptoms of the disease she had heard about on the news. “I kept hearing people were dying from this,” said the accounting major at Manhattan Community College. An inhaler prescribed by her pediatrician failed to ease Ms. Jimenez’s breathing problems. The next day she visited a local urgent care center and...

Mount Sinai South Nassau ‘Truth in Medicine’ Poll: A Majority of Metro Area Residents Would Get Novel Coronavirus Vaccine If One Were to Become Available 72 Percent Less Likely to Travel Overseas as a Result of Coronavirus Scare

Posted: 2/26/2020

More than half of metro area residents said they would get a vaccine to combat the spread of the novel coronavirus if one were to become available, according to the results of the latest Mount Sinai South Nassau “Truth in Medicine” public health poll. As the death toll around the world continues to rise and millions of Chinese residents remain quarantined or under observation, concern about a possible U.S. outbreak of the novel coronavirus (recently named COVID-19 by the World Health Organization) remain...

Mount Sinai South Nassau Earns Designation as Minimally Invasive Gynecology Surgery Center of Excellence

Posted: 1/14/2020

Mount Sinai South Nassau’s Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and its staff of board certified gynecologic and uro-gynecologic surgeons have earned top recognition from the Surgical Review Corporation (SRC) as a Center of Excellence in Minimally Invasive Gynecology. SRC developed the Center of Excellence program as a quality improvement initiative and to achieve its vision of advancing minimally invasive gynecology surgery worldwide. Minimally invasive surgery using medical technology ranging from r...