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News from 2020

News from 2020

St. John’s Episcopal Hospital Begins Administering COVID-19 Vaccines to Staff

St. John’s Episcopal Hospital has received the COVID-19 vaccine and has begun to vaccinate its frontline health care heroes.

St. John’s Episcopal Hospital Provides More than 90 Families with Food Items for Thanksgiving as Food Insecurity Rates Rise because of COVID-19 Pandemic

The hospital’s staff prepared and decorated baskets for each food recipient, and setup a large heated tent on its campus for use as a food grab-and-go distribution center.

St. John’s Medical Group Enhances Its Outpatient Medical Service Offerings by Opening State-of-the-Art Health Center in Rockaway Park this December

Patients and community members will have access to high-quality medical care in a modern setting equipped with state-of-the-art technology.

St. John’s Episcopal Hospital Eliminates Cancer Screening Costs for 
Those Who Do Not Have Health Insurance through New Program

The hospital is playing an essential role in eliminating cost barriers that can prevent patients from seeking necessary cancer screenings.

St. John’s Episcopal Hospital Receives Accolades for Providing High-Quality Healthcare

The hospital attained the awards as a result of its commitment to ensuring that patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines founded in the latest scientific evidence.

Back to School Grab-and-Go

This yearly event has become a hospital and community staple in which families look forward to attending.

Emergency Department Expansion Phase 2

St. John’s Episcopal Hospital (SJEH) has completed the second phase of construction on its emergency department expansion project.

Women’s Health Center Fundraising

SJEH intended to raise funds at its annual golf event that was to occur this summer, but the event was canceled because of the pandemic.

Patients Benefitting from Enhanced Quality of Care at St. John’s Episcopal Hospital

The recognition signifies the enhancements in quality of care, patient safety, and patient experience that have taken place at SJEH since Jerry Walsh took the helm as Chief Executive Officer in mid-2015.

St. John’s Episcopal Hospital Announces Free Mental Health Virtual Support Groups

The support groups are led by facilitators who worked in the Rockaways providing similar support after the events of 9/11 and Hurricane Sandy, and will focus on different aspects of emotional support including coping with grief, loss, stress, and anxiety.