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Mount Sinai South Nassau “Truth in Medicine” Poll: Residents Have Little Fear of “Tridemic” Threat Poll shows public reluctant to get vaccines, won’t adjust plans for the holidays

Posted: 12/7/2022

Despite the rising rate of community transmission of flu, COVID-19, and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV)—and the reality that all three diseases are spreading in a “tridemic” across New York City, Long Island, and beyond—results from the latest Mount Sinai South Nassau “Truth in Medicine” Poll indicate that the public’s urgency to get vaccinated for flu and COVID-19 is low. Fewer than two-thirds (61 percent) of 600 poll respondents have received a flu vaccine since September 1, 2022, while just 56 perce...

Mount Sinai South Nassau Awards Four Staff Members U.S. Armed Forces Veteran’s Employee Scholarships at Veterans Day Ceremony

Posted: 11/10/2022

In honor of Veterans Day, Mount Sinai South Nassau has presented the hospital’s Employee Veteran’s Scholarships to four staff members who served in the military and are continuing their education in the health care field. Suheil Genovese, a project manager; Tandilaya Rice, RN; and Kuwary Torrens Negron and Rashawn Michael James, students at the Mount Sinai South Nassau Robert J. Hochstim School of Radiography , each were presented $1,000 scholarships in recognition of their service to our country. The fo...

‘Buy a Brick’ Campaign Kicks Off to Support the Mission of Mount Sinai South Nassau

Posted: 10/25/2022

Mount Sinai South Nassau has kicked off a new “Buy A Brick” fundraising effort that invites the community to support its mission and create a lasting legacy for their family, colleagues and loved ones. Mount Sinai South Nassau is creating a new 10,100 square-foot pedestrian plaza and garden to be located across the street from the hospital’s main entrance in Oceanside at the corner of One Healthy Way and Oswald Court. Residents are being given the opportunity to dedicate and engrave pavers, trees and ben...

Mount Sinai South Nassau “Truth in Medicine” Poll: Many Long Islanders Struggle to Find Needed Mental Health Services Poll shows that even those with insurance coverage have difficulty accessing care

Posted: 10/18/2022

More than one-third of Long Islanders who sought mental health services found it challenging to find a provider of care, even though nearly all had health insurance to cover most of the cost, according to the latest Mount Sinai South Nassau “Truth in Medicine” Poll, sponsored by Bethpage Credit Union. According to the poll results, anxiety, depression, social isolation, and fear of contracting COVID-19 are the prevalent issues among those who have accessed professional mental health care services since t...

Important Information for Patients With UnitedHealthcare's Dual Complete Plans

Posted: 10/17/2022

Starting Sunday, January 1, 2023, all Mount Sinai Health System hospitals and certain clinics affiliated with Mount Sinai hospitals will no longer be participating with UnitedHealthcare’s (United) Dual Complete plans.

Mount Sinai South Nassau to Hold “Soirée Under the Stars” Fundraising Gala on Saturday, September 17 Local Construction Firm and Executive, Nurse, and Environmental Services Leaders to Be Honored as In-Person Event Returns in Outdoor Setting After Pandemic Hiatus

Posted: 8/22/2022

Supporters of Mount Sinai South Nassau are set to gather once again at The Seawane Club on Saturday, September 17, following a two-year hiatus, to help raise funds for the hospital’s ambitious projects that will expand services along the South Shore. Axis Construction Corp. Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Peter Cannuscio, PE, is the corporate honoree of Mount Sinai South Nassau’s 2022 “Soirée Under the Stars” gala. The entire event will be held outdoors in a tented area and guests wi...

Mount Sinai South Nassau and Town of Hempstead Launch Long Island’s First Mobile COVID-19 ‘Test and Treat’ Option Via the Vaxmobile ‘Pax on the Vax’ initiative will offer antiviral oral medication Paxlovid to treat COVID-19 patients who qualify

Posted: 7/26/2022

Patients who test positive for COVID-19 will now be able to obtain the antiviral oral medication Paxlovid via the Vaxmobile, the successful mobile vaccination partnership between Mount Sinai South Nassau and the Town of Hempstead. The mobile “test and treat” option is the first of its kind on Long Island. “We are now in the sixth wave of the pandemic. While vaccination continues to provide the best protection against COVID-19, now more than ever, treatment that is easily accessible is an important next s...

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

Posted: 7/13/2022

In recognition of their service as junior volunteers at Mount Sinai South Nassau, three Oceanside High School class of 2022 high school graduates, Mehakdeep Kaur, Dean Tveter, and Lauren Waxman, have been awarded the hospital’s annual Dorothy M. Sharer Scholarship. The OHS graduates have combined to volunteer 519 hours of dedicated service to the mission and vision of Mount Sinai South Nassau. The late Dorothy M. Sharer was a devoted and beloved volunteer at Mount Sinai South Nassau for more than 33 year...

NFL Executive and Rockville Centre Resident Named Honoree of Mount Sinai South Nassau’s 38th Annual Golf Outing Golf Event to Be Held at Three Prestigious Courses to Support Hospital

Posted: 5/3/2022

National Football League Deputy General Counsel Larry Ferazani, a well-known Rockville Centre resident and grateful patient who credits Mount Sinai South Nassau with saving his life, has been named the honoree of the 38th Annual Mount Sinai South Nassau Golf Outing to be held Monday, May 16. Town of Hempstead Councilman Anthony D’Esposito will receive the hospital’s Community Service Award for his longstanding commitment to the hospital. The outing is to be held at three of Long Island’s most prestigious...

Former Nassau County Executive Laura Curran Named to Mount Sinai South Nassau’s Board of Directors

Posted: 4/4/2022

Former Nassau County Executive Laura Curran, a longtime Baldwin resident, has agreed to serve on the Board of Directors of Mount Sinai South Nassau. “Laura is a proven leader with close ties to our hospital and to the communities we serve,” said Anthony Cancellieri, Co-Chair of the hospital’s Board of Directors. “She will be a great asset to the hospital as we continue to work closely with the Mount Sinai Health System to expand services to better serve the residents of the South Shore.” “Laura has a wid...

Mount Sinai South Nassau "Truth in Medicine" Poll: 80 Percent of Metro Area Residents Say Government Is Failing in COVID-19 Testing, Needs to Do More More than 60 percent fear pandemic will last another year

Posted: 1/20/2022

More than 80 percent of metro area residents say the government should be doing more to make COVID-19 testing more readily available to the public, according to the latest Mount Sinai South Nassau “Truth in Medicine Poll,” sponsored by Bethpage Credit Union.   A clear majority—57 percent—hold the federal government most accountable for lack of available testing, the poll showed, while 15 percent said the state government is to blame. The poll was conducted before the federal government began an effo...

Mount Sinai South Nassau Names New Chief Medical Officer

Posted: 1/14/2022

Mount Sinai South Nassau has named Alan Wong, DO, an experienced health care quality and patient safety administrator, as Chief Medical Officer (CMO) and Senior Vice President for Medical Affairs to help oversee ongoing efforts to combat COVID-19 and chart a course for post-pandemic initiatives. Dr. Wong succeeds Adhi Sharma, MD, who was named the hospital’s new President on September 1, 2021. “Dr. Wong is highly regarded for his clinical acumen, strategic leadership, and collegial approach,” said Dr. Sh...